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

25 October 2006

Fall Color Show Closes Early Throughout Most Of Michigan, Says AAA

Wet and cold weather, including snow, brought the curtain down fast on the 2006 fall color show, with most of Michigan now past peak, reports AAA Michigan.

13 September 2006

Fall Color FAQS

What is the best time to view Michigan’s fall color?
11 August 2006

AAA Has Travel Security FAQs

On August 10, 2006, British police announced the arrest of several individuals in connection with a major terror plot against airlines traveling from Britain to the U.S. As a result, the U.S. government elevated its terrorism alert to Red, the highest level for flights originating in the United Kingdom bound for the United States. Additionally, the threat level for all commercial aviation operating in or destined to the U.S. has been raised to High, or Orange. Travelers have been prohibited from taking liquids of any type into the airport beyond security check points. This has resulted in slowdowns and passenger anxiety at some security checkpoints across the U.S.

17 May 2006

AAA Says Europe Will Be Hot This Summer

Americans have lost their anxiety about overseas travel and are now hitting the skies to Europe and other international destinations this summer, according to research and sales data released by AAA.

03 April 2006

Birmingham Student Is State Champ In AAA Travel High School Challenge

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29 March 2006

22 Michigan Lodgings And Restaurants Earn 2006 AAA Four-Diamond Award®

The City of Ann Arbor has joined the list of Michigan cities with AAA Four Diamond properties. During a special luncheon ceremony conducted at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant today (March 28), The Earle Uptown, located at 300 South Thayer in Ann Arbor, received its first AAA Four-Diamond® plaque.

13 February 2006

Five Michigan Students Are Finalists In AAA Travel High School Challenge

Five Michigan high school students have advanced as state finalists in the AAA Travel High School Challenge. The students will match travel wits and destination knowledge against each other in the state finals next month to win a $1,000 U.S. savings bond and a trip to Orlando, Fla., to compete for more than $100,000 in scholarships and prizes in the national finals.