26 June 2007

AAA Travel Agents Rate Top Midwest Destinations

According to a recent survey of AAA travel agents, Chicago, Ill. is the number one vacation spot in the Midwest. The survey of 572 agents, conducted earlier this year, asked them to rate popular destinations based on their professional opinion. Following Chicago, in order of preference:

26 June 2007

1.2 Million Michiganians Have July 4 Travel Plans

An estimated 1.2 million Michiganians will travel during the 2007 Fourth of July holiday, according to a recent AAA survey of 1,950 U.S. residents. Of this number, 92 percent will travel by car and 8 percent will travel by air.

17 May 2007

1.1 Million Michiganians Have Memorial Day Travel Plans, Says AAA

An estimated 1.1 million Michiganians will travel during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the start of the 2007 summer travel season, says AAA Michigan.

26 April 2007

Magellan® To Feature AAA TourBook® Info

Magellan, global innovator of GPS navigation solutions for automotive and outdoor markets, and AAA (American Automobile Association), North America’s largest membership organization for vehicle owners and travelers, today announced plans to extend their partnership to a national level.

25 April 2007

2007 Driving Costs - 52.2 Cents Per Mile Says AAA

Consumers feeling pinched by increases in day-to-day living expenses can take some comfort in AAA’s annual study of driving costs released today. According to the nation’s largest organization for motorists, the cost of owning and operating a new vehicle in 2007 remains basically unchanged from a year ago at 52.2 cents per mile, or $7,823 per year, when driving 15,000 miles annually.

08 January 2007

Hertz 'WOWs' AAA Members With Special Savings

AAA and Hertz® have announced new, exclusive savings and benefits for AAA members in 2007, which include increased discounts on standard and promotional car rental rates, 50 percent off the rental of SIRIUS Satellite Radio and 25 percent off the rental of Hertz NeverLost® GPS.*

26 December 2006

U.S. Kids Are Taking an Educational Trip to Nowhere

Contest Encourages High School Students to Improve Travel and Geographic Literacy with More Than $100,000 in Scholarships and Prizes

14 December 2006

Record Number Of Holiday Travelers Expected, Says AAA

An estimated 2 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Christmas/New Year’s holiday, confirms AAA’s latest travel survey – the highest number of travelers for this holiday period since AAA began its Michigan survey in 1999.

01 December 2006

AAA Michigan Seeks Donations To Help Local Charities 'Beat the Freeze'

With winter weather fast approaching, AAA Michigan is seeking donations of coats, hats, gloves, scarves and blankets at all of its 38 full-service branches statewide from December 4-16. Donated items will be delivered to a designated local charity for distribution to needy families in the area. To locate the nearest full-service AAA branch, visit AAA.com.

14 November 2006

1.5 Million Michiganians Have Thanksgiving Travel Plans, Says AAA

An estimated 1.5 million Michiganians said they will travel during the 2006 Thanksgiving holiday period, says AAA Michigan. The vast majority of travelers in Michigan and surrounding Great Lakes states (91 percent) will stay with relatives – a significantly higher percentage than the rest of the nation