Spring is here and that means our favorite Spring road trips are too!  Whether it’s a day trip to the coast or a week-long adventure – having the right essentials will make the journey go smoothly and more fun!

A reminder, with travel restrictions in some areas, it’s important to research your route in advance.  Contact a AAA Travel Agent or check AAA.com/COVID for updated information.

And… great news just in time for your Spring road trips!  All Eagle Creek Luggage and travel accessories are 30% off retail at your local AAA Travel Store.

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Baggallini Any Day Tote
AAA Member Price $108.99

Minimize exposure at rest areas, self-pump gas stations, and more by keeping your PPE close at hand.  The Baggallini Any Day Tote has numerous zippered compartments – perfect for organizing items like masks and sanitizer wipes – and a large interior opening that is idea for packing a picnic.  The detachable RFID phone wristlet is great for running quick errands and keeps your personal info safe.  And – you’ll be ready for your next flight with this tote’s travel-friendly luggage sleeve and removeable shoulder strap – making getting through long airports a breeze!

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BioBand Motion Sickness Acupressure Strap
AAA Member Price $10.95

Don’t let motion sickness put a damper on your road trip.  The BioBand acupressure wrist band helps control the queasiness that can come with winding roads -like trips to the beach or up in the mountains – without drugs or side effects.   It also helps with rough seas – think charter fishing excursions – and air turbulence.  Adjusts for maximum comfort and effectiveness, and only one is needed.  Safe for adults and children.

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Doggie Organizer
AAA Member Price $17.95

Keep your best friends’ needs for a walk in the park, romp on the beach or a weekend getaway in this convenient organizer that buckles around any headrest. Large interior compartment holds 24 cups of dry food. 3 side pouches hold a water bottle, bowl, and doggie accessories. And wait, there’s more: it includes a built-in dispenser for poo bags!

High Road Collapsible Dog Bowl
AAA Member Price $8.99

The High Road Collapsible Dog Bowl is great companion piece to the Doggie Organizer: A dishwasher safe, silicone bowl that packs flat and pops up as a portable food or water station. 3 cup capacity.

Columbia Silver Ridge Women’s Shirt
AAA Member Price $45.00

From hiking to dinner, Columbia’s Silver Ridge Shirt keeps you both protected and stylish.  This soft, comfortable long sleeved shirt features roll-up sleeves that secure with button tabs and Omni-Shade™ UPF 40 for maximum protection for long hours in the sun.  Also available in Men’s: AAA Member Price $49.50.

Columbia Silver Ridge™ Men’s Vest
AAA Member Price $65.99

A lightweight vest – like the Columbia Silver Ridge Vest – is the ultimate utility layer, delivering freedom-of-motion on the trail or around town.  Made of durable Ripstop nylon, it offers core warmth against mountain chill and features sweat-wicking fabric, UPF 50 sun protection, breathable vents, and multiple zip pockets. the perfect spring road trip accessory!

ResQMe Keychain Rescue Tool
AAA Member Price $10.95

The 2 in 1 ResQMe Safety and Survival Tool, allows you to cut a jammed seatbelt and to break a tempered side window in your car. Originally developed for first responders, firefighters, EMT’s, and law enforcement agencies – ResQMe® has become an essential safety solution for all safety-conscious drivers.  Available in a red, yellow, pink, and orange.

AAA Premium Traveler Road Kit
AAA Member Price $44.99

Be prepared. Be sure to bring your AAA Card and always have an emergency road kit (like the AAA Premium Traveler Road Kit) in your car.  While you can make your kit yourself, the AAA Road Kit contains all the basics.  These include jumper cables, a flashlight, first aid supplies, and more!

Travel Smart: Trips for Traveling Solo

Join AAA and Travel Expert Anne McAlpin and learn how to travel solo like a pro. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a month-long adventure, learn valuable tips to make solo travel fun and stress-free including:

  • Safety tips
  • Ten essentials to pack
  • Dining tips
  • Travel solo, not alone: group travel ideas

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