THORNHILL, ON, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - The end of another school year is
just around the corner and that means the start of a busy summer travel
season. Whether you are hitting the open road or flying the friendly
skies, CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) suggests you plan ahead to
make your vacation a safe one.
If you are driving to your destination, keep in mind the following
Plan your route and bring a map as a back-up to your GPS. CAA offers
customized maps and TripTik route planners to help get you where you are going safely.
Prep your car and check your fluids. Make sure all of your tires are
properly inflated and inspect the tread for uneven wear, bulges and
While on the road, take breaks to stretch your legs and take turns
driving if possible.
CAA SCO recommends the following scenic summer drives:
The Rideau Heritage Route
If you are flying to your destination, keep in mind the following tips:
Check with the airline before leaving home to confirm the flight is on
Check-in online and print your boarding passes at home prior to leaving
for the airport.
For carry-on items, make sure all liquid bottles are a maximum of 100 ml
and fit into a 1 L clear plastic bag.
For special limited-time travel offers, savings on travel gear and door
crashers join us on June 22 for Member Appreciation Day at one of our 34 locations. Drop by for a chance to win a seven-night European River Cruise,
airfare for two, a four-piece luggage set, weekend car rental and much
For more summer travel tips, check out www.caasco.com/traveltips.
CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering
insurance, travel, automotive care and roadside services. There are
more than 1.8 million CAA members in South Central Ontario and 5
million members in Canada. We're more than Roadside Assistance. We're
Life-side Assistance. Visit www.caasco.com.
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