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May/June 2015 Issue

AAA helps you sniff out pet-friendly hotels and more while traveling

More people today than ever are traveling with their pets, so to help those travelers, AAA is releasing its latest PetBook.

The new Traveling with Your Pet: The AAA PetBook, available in May, is a valuable resource for those who enjoy bringing their pets along on vacation. Nearly 15,000 pet-friendly listings across the U.S. and Canada include AAA Approved and Diamond rated hotels, restaurants that allow pets in outside dining areas, and campgrounds.

The hotel listings include fees, permitted pet sizes, and conditions of stay. The book also includes advice on pet-friendly activities, safety, and travel etiquette.

Visit for details about the photo contest for a chance to have your pet featured on the 2016 cover. The contest opens in May when the latest edition hits the shelves at full-service AAA offices. Retailing for $18.95, the book’s member price is $12.95. A digital version is $9.99 at the iTunes store and other locations.


Casey, a Maltese from California, was the first-place winner in this year’s photo contest. Ruth Clark photo


New AAA partner changes the game

With a passion for sports, adidas produces brands to help athletes perform better and feel better.

And now they’re helping athletes save, too.

A new AAA Discounts and Rewards® partner, adidas Outlet is offering members a 20- percent discount off their entire purchase at more than 100 locations nationwide. Members can choose from adidas products that range from shoes for nearly every sport to apparel and other sports gear.

A valid membership card must be presented at checkout. For more details and restrictions, visit



Prevent auto theft with AAA’s VIN etch

As a theft deterrent, AAA will offer window etching of your vehicle’s VIN (vehicle identification number) this spring and summer.

Law enforcement agencies say that thieves typically avoid cars with VIN etching. The cost for the service is $30 for AAA members and $40 for non-members, including six etchings per car. Some insurance companies, including AAA, offer discounts off their premium for VIN Etching.

Please make appointments at least 48 hours before these dates by calling (800) 222-7623 ext. 6821. Have your VIN number handy when calling.

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April 29 Baton Rouge
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June 26 Metairie



Learn all of the ways that AAA can save you money

Everyone knows that AAA will rescue you if you have car trouble, but a AAA membership also provides a host of other discounts and services that will help you in many ways beyond the roadside.

To shine a light on all the benefits of a membership, AAA is hosting several “Maximize Your Membership” meetings. You’ll discover all the ways that the card makes your life easier.

At the free and informal presentations, you’ll learn about AAA’s automotive services, insurance coverage, and the wide array of travel services available, from free maps to expert travel planning. Members will also discover exclusive retail discounts available at thousands of locations. Please RSVP for these meetings.

View a list Maximize Your Membership Meetings >


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