Auto Club Expands Benefits for Premier Members

(LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2007) — The Automobile Club of Southern California has added more automotive and travel benefits to AAA Premier, the highest level of member benefits available to AAA members.

AAA Premier includes a dedicated toll-free number for exclusive member service, offers a 200-mile tow benefit per cardholder per membership year that is available across the U.S. and Canada and provides for one complimentary day of rental car coverage when used in conjunction with an in-state tow.

New AAA Premier member benefit enhancements include one complimentary Carfax report per household per membership year available by calling AAA Premier Services. Additional reports are available at an exclusive 40 percent discount by requesting the report through AAA.com. These car-buying reports trace the history of a used vehicle and help to reveal a vehicle's mechanical state.

AAA Premier now includes increased coverage for the vehicle locksmith benefit from $100 to a maximum of $150 for parts and labor when locksmith services are required, said Senior Vice President of Marketing, Product Management & Publishing Wendy Sabins.

In addition to having domestic and international access to 24-hour concierge and emergency travel and medical assistance services, added AAA Premier travel-related benefits also now include increased trip interruption coverage from $1,000 to $1,500 on qualifying driving trips. AAA Premier members continue to have domestic and international access to 24-hour concierge and emergency travel and medical assistance services.

"The Auto Club is excited about enhancing this exclusive level of member benefits that has been growing in popularity since its introduction in 2002," said Sabins. "AAA Premier was introduced to meet the increasingly diverse travel and roadside assistance needs of our members."

AAA Premier is available to all existing members with AAA Plus or, classic member benefits as well as new members and those transferring their AAA membership from other states.

AAA Premier includes a dedicated toll-free number for exclusive member service, and offers a 200-mile tow benefit per cardholder, a one-day complimentary rental car with an in-state tow and 24-hour concierge and emergency travel and medical assistance services.

For existing AAA Plus members, AAA Premier is $26 per membership year, and for a family of two, the cost is $36 per membership year. AAA Premier members also receive all member benefits extended under AAA Plus, and classic member benefits, said Sabins.

For more information about AAA Premier, call (877) 428-2277.

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