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Honolulu is Number 4 on List of Top AAA Summer Vacation Domestic Destinations

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This summer is expected to see increases in domestic and international travel, according to AAA Hawaii and other industry estimates.  Europe is attractive because the U.S. dollar is nearly equal in value to the euro, helping travelers stretch their vacation budgets further.

Domestic travelers are seeking warm-weather destinations this summer and many are planning vacations to Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Diego, Orlando and other sunny regions throughout the U.S.   “We’ll be welcoming visitors with the spirit of Aloha that Hawaii is noted for, along with our sandy beaches and tropical landscapes, beautiful hotels, and fine dining and casual restaurants,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. 

AAA’s top domestic summer travel destinations, based on hotel bookings, are:


1.         Orlando, Fla.

2.         Miami, Fla.

3.         Myrtle Beach, S.C.

4.         Honolulu, Hawaii

5.         Tampa, Fla.

6.         Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

7.         Los Angeles, Calif.

8.         South Padre Island, Tex.

9.         San Diego, Calif.

10.       Branson, Mo.

According to the U.S. Office of Travel & Tourism Industries, the number of Americans traveling to Europe so far in 2015 has increased 2.4 percent over last year.  AAA’s top international summer destinations are:

1.         Cancun, Mexico

2.         Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

3.         London, England

4.         Rome, Italy

5.         Montego Bay, Jamaica

6.         Dublin, Ireland

7.         Paris, France

8.         Vancouver, British Columbia

9.         Nassau, Bahamas

10.       Edinburgh, Scotland

This summer, many travelers are choosing AAA Vacations for trips to Europe, as well as destinations across the world. This collection of specially designed cruises, guided tours and independent vacations feature unique, engaging travel experiences. Each itinerary is designed with the AAA member in mind and includes built-in value along with exclusive member benefits such as 24/7 Member Care and Best Price Guarantee. AAA Vacations can be booked at more than 1,000 AAA Travel offices.

To maximize a summer vacation, AAA recommends travelers seek the expert advice of a trusted travel advisor, who can provide personalized service and first-hand destination knowledge to create a memorable vacation experience. Also, download the AAA Mobile app for easy access to hotels and car rentals, maps and routing tools, trip planning resources from AAA travel experts, current gas prices, exclusive member discounts and more.


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