San Diego Travel Show Features Bargains, Deals, Radio Personality Delana Bennett

(SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16, 2009) – The Automobile Club of Southern California is sponsoring a travel expo featuring exclusive deals on U.S. and international trips on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mission Bay Hilton, 1775 E. Mission Bay Drive. Admission and parking are free and the show is open to both Auto Club members and non-members.

San Diego radio personality Delana Bennett will serve as master of ceremonies for the show, which will feature multiple 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.

Longtime San Diego radio personality Bennett, who hosts a daily show on Star 94.1 and also appears on Star 94.1’s Jeff and Jer Showgram in the mornings, will share her travel experiences with show attendees. World traveler and Westways Magazine Travel Editor Elizabeth Harryman also will offer her travel tips and experiences with her husband and travel partner, Paul Lasley.

“Travel providers have created some deals we haven’t seen in years in response to the slowing economy, so now is the perfect time to make vacation plans,” said Jill Clark, the Auto Club’s San Diego district manager.

Auto Club members can also receive a free gift at the show if they RSVP to attend by calling or visiting any of the Auto Club’s nine San Diego County offices by Jan. 30 or by e-mailing  More information about the show is also available at the offices.