AAA’s Tip of the Month: Safeguard Your Travels with AAA Premier®
Towing may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of AAA, but AAA membership offers so much more! Now is the time to graduate to a new level of service! As a AAA Premier member you enjoy the highest level of coverage for emergency roadside service, 24/7 concierge service, trip interruption coverage, emergency travel and medical assistance and so much more. Travel information is one of the leading reasons people turn to AAA year after year. From simple maps and directions to planning your trip of a lifetime, as a AAA Premier Member you have access to AAA’s most comprehensive package of travel and roadside assistance benefits. Your Premier Membership status entitles you to more personalized travel services, special savings and exclusive discounts it also entitles you to expanded road-side assistance benefits.
Here are 15 reasons to become a Premier Member:
1. A 200-mile tow: This benefit is exclusive to AAA Premier Members. Receive up to 200 miles on one tow and up to 100 miles on remaining tows. (Basic members get three miles and Plus members get one 100-mile tow per household.)
2. Travel accident insurance: Receive up to $300,000 in travel accident insurance, when travel arrangements are made through AAA.
3. Concierge service: AAA Premier Members have easy access to 24-hour, worldwide concierge services while traveling.
4. Trip interruption and vehicle return service: If your trip is delayed when you’re more than 100 miles away from home you can be reimbursed up to $1,500 (per accident per family) for accommodations and meals and/or transportation to get your vehicle back home if you can’t complete your trip.
5. FREE emergency one-day car rental: AAA will reimburse you for a one-day car rental (up to a full-size vehicle) when your vehicle is towed in conjunction with a AAA-covered tow.
6. 24-Hour emergency travel and medical assistance: Get access to medical referrals, emergency medical transportation arrangements, emergency visitation arrangements, emergency message center, lost ticket assistance, and more!
7. Exclusive toll-free number for service: Premier Members have access to all AAA products and services when they call a toll-free number reserved especially for them.
8. AAA Travel Store discount: Receive an extra 15% off special member pricing on merchandise in our travel stores.
9. Free passport photos: Premier Members receive one free passport photo session.
10. Flight reservation fee waived: The $35 per ticket fee for making airline reservations is waived for AAA Premier Members.
11. Airline Ticket exchanges/changes fee waived: The $25 per ticket fee for making changes to an existing airline reservation or exchanging airline tickets is waived.
12. Fee-free Amtrak ticket reservations: The $15 per ticket fee for reservations on Amtrak trains is waived for AAA Premier Members.
13. Fee waived for international train reservations or tickets: The $15 per ticket fee for making reservations on international trains is waived.
14. Hertz car rental savings: In addition to the AAA member discounts, receive FREE Hertz Gold membership with enrollment. Once you’re enrolled, you get free Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Bonus Points after the first Gold rental, enough for two free weekend rental days. You will also receive a second day free on a two-day emergency rental.
15. Home lockout service: AAA Premier Members have access to locksmith services (up to $100) when locked out of their own home.
If you would like more information on Premier Member benefits, visit www.AAA.com/premier or call 1.800.472.9367.