Travel Essentials

Travel Travel Essentials
Travel Planning

AAA has you covered.

A successful trip requires covering all your bases. From activity planning to travel insurance, AAA has the resources you need so you can relax and enjoy your vacation. 

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Need inspiration?

Look no further than AAA to help you find the activities, guides, and ideas to fill your vacation with unforgettable adventure. Plan a walking tour of historic Quebec City, see the Grand Canyon via helicopter, find an exciting shore excursion to add to your cruise, or simply get advice on the best romantic or family-friendly places to dine. 

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Peace of mind.

Purchasing insurance or getting traveler's cheques aren't the most glamourous parts of vacation planning, but they should be at the top of your list anyway. And, an international driving permit (IDP) provides your license information in eleven different languages and acts as a valid source of identification in over 150 countries. 

Unexpected circumstances can happen at any time - be prepared with AAA. 

Need a new or updated passport photo?

Passport Photo Information
  • Must be 2" x 2" in size
  • Can be in color or black & white
  • Two photos are automatically taken
  • Member price: $8.95, plus tax
  • Non-member price: $12.95, plus tax


Passport Information
  • www.Travel.State.Gov: Explains how to apply for a passport, how to renew a passport, processing times, fees, how to obtain an expedited passport (less than two weeks), and what to do if your passport is lost or stolen.
  • The U.S. Department of State has advised that, beginning November 1st 2016, travelers must remove their eyeglasses when having their passport photos taken. After November 1st 2016, the State Department will no longer accept passport photos taken with glasses.
  • In 2015, the State Department received more than 200,000 unacceptable passport photos, with the most common reason being glare on eyeglasses, making it more difficult to verify travelers’ identities, which can result in delayed travel. The following talking points are being provided by the State Department for immediate use by clubs. 
  • Therefore, effective immediately, all branches should ask individuals coming in for passport photos to remove their eyeglasses.

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