The Automobile Club of Southern California will host a member appreciation day for shoppers looking for back-to-school savings on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, 5620 Paseo del Norte located off Interstate 5 between Palomar Airport Rd. and Cannon Rd.
The first 150 Auto Club members to bring their valid membership card to the Auto Club display booth in Center Court will receive a free VIP souvenir tote bag.
Auto Club members are eligible for special savings at participating outlet stores with a VIP Coupon Book that will be available at the Auto Club booth. In addition, they can take advantage of the AAA discount with Gap Outlet and Banana Republic Factory Store. Through September 3, AAA members can save $15 on Gap Outlet purchases of $75 or more, and $15 off Banana Republic Factory Store purchases of $100 or more. Or members can choose to save 10 percent on all merchandise, including sale items.
Also, on display in Center Court will be a replica of the No. 3 Shell-V-Power Pennzoil-Ultra/AAA/Automobile Club of Southern California Indy car that is driven by “Dancing with the Stars” champion Helio Castroneves (Helio is racing the following day at the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County). The Auto Club will also be displaying two cars from its EV research project to provide members with more information about electric vehicles.
Members and non-members can sign up to be eligible for prize giveaways; no purchase is necessary. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Auto Club representatives will be on hand to assist with travel or insurance questions, as well as provide information about the benefits of Auto Club membership, including AAA Discounts.
In addition, Samsonite, a popular store at the Center, will provide travel packing demonstrations at the booth to help vacationers prepare for their trips.
Auto Club members can save every day when they shop at Carlsbad Premium Outlets by presenting their valid membership card at the Information Center to receive a complimentary VIP Coupon Book. Carlsbad Premium Outlets offers an impressive collection of 90 designer and name brand outlet stores offering everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent.
Also, to get instant access to all nearby locations offering AAA discounts, iPhone and Android users can download the free AAA Mobile application.
For more information, call the Auto Club’s Encinitas office at (760) 635-1020 or Carlsbad Premium Outlets at (760) 804-9000, or visit the website at www.premiumoutlets.com/carlsbad.