The Automobile Club of Southern California has relocated its Encino branch to better serve members. The office is at 17472 Ventura Blvd. at the intersection of Encino Ave., and will serve 139,000 Auto Club members living and working in Encino, Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks and the surrounding area.
The relocated branch continues to offer insurance, travel and automotive services, including most vehicle-related DMV transactions (not driver licenses). Branch hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the branch phone number is (818) 997-6230. For access to Auto Club services (except DMV) at any hour, residents can visit AAA.com.
“This branch will provide a more convenient location and parking for those members living and working in the west San Fernando Valley area,” said James Gregg, the Encino branch manager.
Auto Club members and the public can use AAA Travel services at the branch to plan tours and cruises, make worldwide and domestic airline reservations, book hotels and car rentals, and obtain rail tickets and small amounts of select foreign currency. International travel services include passport, visa and customs information; low-cost passport photos; International Driver’s Permits and Mexico automobile insurance. Members receive special travel benefits and discounts, including complimentary TourBooks®, TripTiks®, and maps for auto travel.
The branch includes a staff of experienced insurance sales professionals who provide auto, watercraft, homeowners, life, umbrella and renters insurance services, according to Insurance Business Manager Jeff McNey. Other available insurance services include policies for rental properties, small businesses and collector cars.
The Automobile Club of Southern California, the largest member of the AAA federation of motor clubs, has been serving Southern California since 1900. Today, the Auto Club’s members benefit by roadside assistance, insurance products and services, travel agency, financial products, automotive pricing and buying programs, automotive testing and analysis, trip planning services and highway and transportation safety programs. Information about these products and services is available on the Auto Club’s Web site at www.AAA.com.