(COSTA MESA, Oct. 7, 2009) – Public television personality Huell Howser will be on hand to meet fellow travel enthusiasts at the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Travel Show on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Auto Club's Administrative Offices, 3333 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
Admission and parking are $3 for those without reservations and free for those who RSVP by calling (800) 281-5161and pressing option 4. The show is open to both Auto Club members and non-members.
The AAA Travel Show will feature nearly two dozen tour, cruise and other travel providers, as well as experienced and knowledgeable AAA Travel agents. Consumers who book their trips at the show will receive special showtime offers providing discounts, upgrades or credits on their travel. Auto Club members qualify for additional member benefits on select travel packages.
Travelers can prepare for their journeys by visiting the show to obtain passport photos and applications, browse through the AAA BookStore’s travel publications, watch luggage packing demonstrations, and enjoy live presentations from travel providers.
Howser, who hosts the “Road Trip With Huell Howser” and “California’s Gold” series featured on PBS television stations, will meet and greet fans. Westways Magazine Travel Editor and AAA Travelviews blogger Elizabeth Harryman will host the show and offer travel tips and experiences with her husband and travel partner, Paul Lasley.
While attending the Auto Club show, travelers can enter a drawing (no purchase necessary) to win travel-related prizes.
“Travelers are seeking value now, and travel providers are coming out with some exciting new offerings,” said Janet Nall, the Auto Club’s Costa Mesa branch manager. “The travel show will provide a rare opportunity for vacation-seekers to get detailed information about a wide variety of travel companies and take advantage of special deals.”
More information about the show is available at Auto Club offices and on the Auto Club’s Web site, www.AAA.com.