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AAA Travel Presents: SmartDepart Travel Series
  Varies pp

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Destinations: United States

AAA Travel's SmartDepart Travel Series is dedicated to informing travelers of the latest travel safety updates, direct from industry leaders.

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AAA Travel SmartDepart Travel Series: Personal Safety During Travel

June 25th at 4pm

AAA Travel is proud to present our newest broadcast of our SmartDepart Travel Series, Personal Safety During Travel. Join us as we discuss the best practices, insider information, and must knows to keep you and your traveling companions safe while you enjoy your adventures.

Panel members include:

AAA Travel is proud to present our newest broadcast of our SmartDepart Safety Series, Personal Safety During Travel. Join us as we discuss the best practices, insider information, and must knows to keep you and your traveling companions safe while you enjoy your adventures.

Panel members include:

AAA Travel Expert Anne McAlpin is a nationally recognized travel expert, author and packing guru. She has been inspiring travelers for over 25 years as a guest on Oprah, The View and CNN. Anne has traveled to over 80 countries and 6 continents experiencing all types of travel: from ocean and river cruises to adventure travel.

She travels and lives by her motto: “If you want to get away from it all, don’t take it all with you.”

John J. Goodman is Director of Media and Public Relations for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. In addition to his duties as spokesman for T.F. Green Airport (PVD) he also serves as Rhode Island’s representative on the New England Rural Health Association, having most recently worked as Director of Communications for a Connecticut non-profit health center. Over his 30 year career he has also served as a policy advisor and press secretary for two United States Senators, the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and Vice President of a leading New England Marketing and Communications firm.

Paula Twidale serves as vice president of AAA Travel, one of North America’s largest leisure travel agencies. Twidale brings more than 35 years of experience to the nearly 60 million-member organization.

Twidale provides leadership and strategic direction for all of the association’s travel services. She creates and manages strategic alliances, maximizing relationships with preferred suppliers in an effort to increase member benefits. Additionally, her responsibilities include guiding the development of innovative technology solutions to support AAA clubs in the delivery of differentiated travel products and services to members.

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AAA Travel SmartDepart Travel Series: What to Expect on Your Cruise

July 9th at 4pm

AAA Travel is proud to present our newest broadcast of our SmartDepart Travel Series, What to Expect on Your Cruise. Join us as we discuss the open seas, ports, ship safety, and more.

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AAA Travel SmartDepart Travel Series: What to Expect From a Theme Park Trip

July 23rd at 4pm

AAA Travel is proud to present our newest broadcast of our SmartDepart Travel Series, What to Expect from a Theme Park Trip. Join us as we discuss park safety, planning your trip, tips, tricks, and more.

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Join AAA Travel as we partake in a spirited conversation with travel industry leaders across various forms of travel.

Departure Dates
Start: June 1, 2020
End: December 31, 2020
Price: Varies pp


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General Disclaimer

All pricing and offers for accommodations and other non-air travel are per person, based on double occupancy, capacity controlled and subject to availability and change without notice. Pricing does not include taxes, fees, fuel surcharges, gratuities, resort fees, or airfare unless otherwise noted and is valid on new bookings only.

Prices, fees, and other restrictions are subject to supplier policies. All offers, including but not limited to, bonus amenities, upgrades, prices, and group benefits are based on select dates, resorts, room categories, and/or fare codes. Specialty pricing may require proper identification. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates, and other restrictions may apply.

When traveling outside the United States a valid passport is required. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to have the proper documentation and identification required by the United States and other governments at the time of travel. When passports are required, it must be valid for a minimum of six months past your date of return.

AAA strongly recommends the purchase of AAA Travel Protection. Usage of a credit card for travel arrangements may provide additional protection, please consult your credit card policies.

Under certain circumstances the package price may be subject to supplemental price increases imposed by the supplier. Price increases include, but are not limited to fuel surcharges, taxes or fluctuations in foreign exchange markets that may be imposed after the date of purchase.

Air-inclusive prices do not include government imposed taxes and fees, including but not limited to a September 11th Security Fee, U.S. or international government imposed taxes and fees, Federal Excise Fees, among others. Some carriers charge additional fees for checked bags, fuel surcharge, meals, etc. Please check the carriers website for details. Air-inclusive pricing is based on select departure cities. Prices from other cities may vary.

AAA Northeast acts solely as a sales agent for travel suppliers and is not responsible for the actions or inactions of such suppliers. We monitor all of the information presented on our website; however, we do not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed. Review full Travel Disclosure and Consent at time of booking.

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AAA Travel Alert: During these uncertain times, many travel destinations have implemented COVID-19-related health and safety restrictions and entry requirements. Please check to see if local authorities, hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, attractions, and restaurants at your intended travel destination have issued health and safety-related alerts, entry requirements or other restrictions. These new travel restrictions may be imposed or amended with little warning. Failure to comply with applicable rules may result in denied entry or quarantine upon arrival. (Note: As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with a provider directly.)