Auto Club Opens Rancho Santa Margarita Toyota Office

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photo of opening day at the new Rancho Santa Margarita office

(RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, September 12, 2005) — The Automobile Club of Southern California celebrated the grand opening of its new Rancho Santa Margarita Toyota office today with local dignitaries and members on hand for a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The new office is located in the Rancho Santa Margarita Toyota dealership. The office is located at 22722 Avenida Empresa, photo of opening day at the new Rancho Santa Margarita office and will serve Auto Club members and dealership customers living and working in Rancho Santa Margarita and the surrounding communities.

Unique to Orange County, the office offers insurance, travel and automotive services, including most vehicle-related DMV transactions. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the office phone number is (949) 766-2161 for DMV and travel services and (877) 640-7300 for insurance and membership services.

"Rancho Santa Margarita is one of Southern California's fastest growing regions, and Auto Club membership also has been rapidly growing in this area," said Cinda Raymond, the Rancho Santa Margarita Toyota office manager. "With our new office, the Auto Club now has 12 locations in Orange County to serve our members."

Auto Club members and the public can use AAA Travel services at the new office to plan tours and cruises, make worldwide and domestic airline reservations, book hotels and car rentals and international travel services, including Mexico automobile insurance. Members can obtain special travel benefits and discounts, including complimentary TourBooks, Trip Tiks, and maps for auto travel at this office as well.

The new office includes an experienced insurance sales professional who can provide auto, watercraft, homeowners, umbrella and renters insurance services, according to Insurance Business Manager Steve Hagen. Other available insurance services include policies for rental properties, small businesses and collector cars.

The Automobile Club of Southern California, the largest affiliate of the AAA, has been serving members since 1900. Today, the Auto Club's members benefit by the organization's emergency road service, insurance services, travel agency, financial products, automotive pricing, buying and financing programs, automotive testing and analysis, trip planning services, highway and transportation safety programs. Information about these products and services is available on the Auto Club's Web site at