Canada and U.S. popular destinations
THORNHILL, ON, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - With summer officially here and the
end of the school year near, Ontarians are beginning to plan summer
getaways. Approximately 30,000 CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO)
members and customers are expected to either hit the road or take to
the friendly skies this season.
The top three driving destinations for summer:
The top three flying destinations for summer:
If you are planning a road trip:
Make sure your car is road worthy. Change your oil, test your battery,
top up your fluids and check your tire pressure before you leave. Visit
the nearest CAA Car Care Centre for a comprehensive vehicle inspection and take advantage of our latest
Always keep the view through your windows clear. For all your travel
gear including emergency kits, water bottles, maps and luggage visit a CAA Travel Store near you.
Determine your route ahead of time and bring a map as a backup to your
GPS. CAA offers customized maps and TripTik route planners to help get you where you are going safely.
If you are flying to your destination:
Review your airline's policies for check in and carry-on luggage fees.
Pack appropriately, take what is needed and make sure you handle your
Check in online and print your boarding passes at home prior to leaving
for the airport. Arrive early for your flight.
For carry-on items, make sure all liquid bottles are a maximum of 100 ml
and fit into a 1 L clear plastic bag.
Whether you are flying or driving this summer, travel insurance should be on your vacation checklist. An unexpected trip to the
emergency room or a visit to the doctor's office can be expensive.
CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering roadside services, automotive
care, travel and insurance. There are more than 1.9 million CAA members
in South Central Ontario and over 5.6 million members in Canada. We're
more than Roadside Assistance. We're Life-side Assistance.
SOURCE: CAA South Central Ontario
For further information:
Media contact: Silvana Aceto, Media and PR Specialist, CAA SCO, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office: (905) 771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930 or Jeff LeMoine, Communications Specialist, email@example.com, Office: (905) 771-4709, Cell: (416) 254-0641.