Public television personality Huell Howser will be on hand to meet fellow travel enthusiasts at two Automobile Club of Southern California Travel Shows – one on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Woodland Hills, and one on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Costa Mesa.
The Oct. 23 Woodland Hills travel show will take place at the Marriott Warner Center Woodland Hills, 21850 Oxnard St. Admission is free, and parking is $6.
The Oct. 30 Costa Mesa travel show will take place at the Auto Club’s Administrative Offices, 3333 Fairview Road. Admission is free.
For both events, those who RSVP at least one day prior to the show and then attend the show are eligible to enter a drawing for a six-day, five-night trip for two to Maui valued at $4,000. RSVP by calling (800) 453-9604 and pressing option 4. The shows are open to both Auto Club members and non-members.
The AAA Travel Shows 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 such as 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 watch luggage packing demonstrations, get travel tips, 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.
“Travelers are seeking value now, and travel providers are coming out with some exciting new offerings,” said Pamela Shepherd, the Auto Club’s vice president for branch operations.“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 shows is available online and at Auto Club branches.