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Holiday Savings With AAA

Check out these ways to save with your AAA card. For full terms and conditions, go to AAA.com/discounts.

  • Golf Digest Tee Times: Save $20 on one-year access to GolfDigestTeeTimes.com, then save up to 60 percent at select golf courses. Also, receive a free one-year subscription to Golf Digest magazine. To sign up, go to AAA.com/discounts.
  • Houston Zoo: Save $2 on adult admission, $1 on child admission, and 50 percent on carousel rides.
  • Airport Security Parking: Save 15 percent on parking.
  • Houston Rockets: Save up to 50 percent on select tickets and games. Tickets available by mail-in order form or online at AAA.com/discounts.
  • Penske Racing: Save 10 percent on regularly priced merchandise at official on-track merchandise trailers and 20 percent on merchandise purchased online through AAA.com/discounts.
  • KMart.com: Save 5 percent on your online order. Shop online at AAA.com/discounts.
  • Texas Motor Speedway: Save $20 on the purchase of select seats to any Saturday race (including NASCAR and IRL events) at Texas Motor Speedway. For a list of events or to purchase seats, call (817) 215-8500 or go to AAA.com/discounts. Discount tickets not available at the box office.
  • Sears.com: Save 5 percent on your online order. Shop online at AAA.com/discounts.

Do I Need Renters Insurance?
Q: I’m trying to cut back on expenses and am thinking of canceling my renters insurance. My landlord’s policy covers my belongings, right?

A: Probably not. If a fire or other insured disaster destroyed the place you’re renting, your landlord’s policy normally would not cover your personal possessions. Renters insurance pays to replace your belongings and provides for living expenses and liability protection if someone is injured in your rental. The average policy costs about $200 a year—that’s less than $17 a month.

To learn more about renters insurance through AAA Texas, call (866) 552-2287 or go to AAA.com.


Tipsy Tow
Statistics show that traffic-related fatalities increase significantly around the time of New Year’s Eve festivities. That’s why AAA Texas will again sponsor the New Year’s Eve Tipsy Tow program, which offers free rides to drivers who have been drinking. The service is available to nonmembers as well as members and can transport you up to 10 miles from the point of pickup.

You may think you’re okay to drive, but just one glass of wine, one bottle of beer, or one shot of liquor could impair your vision, coordination, and judgment. Ask for a Tipsy Tow by calling (800) AAA-HELP [222-4357]. The service runs from 6 p.m. December 31 through 6 a.m. January 1.


Did You Know?
If you live in Denton County, you can now renew your vehicle registration at three AAA branch offices: Lewisville (in the Lakepointe Town Crossing Shopping Center; 972-316-5660), Flower Mound (in the Highland Ranch Shopping Center; 972-956-9938), and Frisco (in the Frisco Village Shopping Center; 972-712-0569). The service is free for members and $1 for nonmembers. You must bring your registration renewal notice, proof of current insurance, and vehicle registration fee (cash or debit card only).


What Women Want
The 10th annual Texas Conference for Women, hosted by Governor Rick Perry and first lady Anita Perry, will be held November 12 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The state’s premier leadership and education forum for women will feature personal finance expert Suze Orman, writer Isabel Allende, and more than 75 experts in the fields of business, health, finance, leadership, and more. AAA Texas will sponsor the new ReWork Career Fair, hosted by Tory Johnson, Good Morning America workplace contributor and founder of Women for Hire. The fair will feature local and national employers and recruiters with current employment opportunities in Texas, as well as experts on networking, career-building, resume critiquing, and much more. Make sure to stop by our AAA Texas booth in the exhibit hall and receive a gift.

For more information and to register for the conference, go to txconferenceforwomen.org. AAA members pay $100 for general admission (a $25 savings) when they enter code AAA234 while registering.


Journey Afar
Lili Feingold of Dallas took her Texas Journey on a two-week trip to Italy. She had her photo taken with the magazine on the Isle of Capri in the Bay of Naples, where American soldiers convalesced during World War II. Take Texas Journey on your next vacation, have yourself photographed with it, and e-mail the photo to us. We might run it in a future issue.


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