Press Release Category: Travel

AAA Carolinas Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Indian Land SuperStore

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 6, 2018) – The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce declared Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 as AAA Carolinas Day at the ribbon cutting ceremony for AAA Carolinas’ new Indian Land location. The Lancaster Chamber was present at the ceremony, along with AAA Carolinas Vice President of Car Care Rob Williams, Car Care Manager Mike […]

AAA OFFERS SUPERBOWL SUNDAY SAFETY TIPS

AAA OFFERS SUPERBOWL SUNDAY SAFETY TIPS Drink Responsibly and Book Cautiously for Super Bowl LII CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 31, 2018) In between all of the pregame celebrations, halftime entertainment and expensive commercials, there is usually a ton of alcohol consumption during the Super Bowl. As spectators gear up to watch the big showdown between the […]

AAA URGES CAROLINIANS TO PLAN FOR VACATION

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 29, 2018) – National Plan a Vacation Day is Tuesday, January 30 and AAA Carolinas in collaboration with Project: Time Off are encouraging employees to start taking advantage of their vacation days at work by planning their ideal getaway. In 2016 – the most recent data available – 16,635,259 vacation days went […]

Stay Calm and Drive On: Don’t Let Road Rage Ruin your Holidays

CHARLOTTE, NC (December 21, 2017) – The holidays bring joy and cheer, but can also lead to increased stress and aggression behind the wheel. As a record 2.8 million North Carolinians and 1.3 million South Carolinians prepare to hit the road for the year-end holiday period – Saturday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan.1, – AAA […]

Carolinians Travel in Record Numbers for Year-End Holiday Travel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 19, 2017) A record breaking 4.5 million Carolinians plan to travel during the year-end holiday season this year, which is a 3.1 percent increase from last year. AAA Carolinas forecasts approximately 3.1 million North Carolinians and 1.4 South Carolinians will travel by automobiles, planes, trains and other modes of transportation. The year-end […]

AAA Carolinas Partners with Universal Enrollment to Offer On-Site TSA Pre-Check in Raleigh

C​HARLOTTE, N.C. (December 7, 2017) TSA Pre-check is offering more locations, including a Universal Enrollment RV, for Carolinians looking to skip the lines before their next trip. After large turnouts months ago, a TSA Pre-check Universal Enrollment van is returning to AAA Carolinas in the Raleigh area for a two week span. Universal Enroll offers […]

Record 2.1 Million Carolinians to Travel this Thanksgiving, Despite Higher Gas Prices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 16, 2017) AAA Carolinas projects that 2.1 million Carolinians will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, with over 1.4 million North Carolinians and 700,000 South Carolinians traveling. This represents a 3.3% over from 2016. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Sunday, Nov. 26. […]

Two AAA Carolinas Travel Agents Honored With Top Awards

​ ​​CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 3, 2017) – AAA Travel, one of the largest leisure travel agencies in North America, hosted its annual conference Oct. 22-24 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Focused on the theme “Accelerating Growth,” the event featured world-renowned speakers from across the travel industry, including The Travel Corp. CEO Brett Tollman, Phocuswright Senior Vice […]

AAA Offers Tips on Caribbean Travel Following Recent Hurricanes

​CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 13, 2017) For Carolinians who had planned to take tropical trips this fall and winter, many Caribbean islands remain viable destinations. Despite the severe damage to some places in the area, most fortunately missed the sweeping hurricanes – making the region a top AAA recommended destination for fall and winter getaways. “We […]

Hurricane Irma Travel Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 8, 2017) – Early Friday morning the National Hurricane Center downgraded Hurricane Irma to a Category 4 storm, but warned that the storm remains “extremely dangerous” as it approaches the U.S. mainland. With both North and South Carolina issuing state of emergencies, AAA Carolinas is monitoring Irma to keep travelers informed. “We […]