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AAA Member News: May 2014

Save on Amtrak fares, Mother's Day flowers, and a water park in Meridian, Idaho. 

  • Break out the popcorn! Now members can purchase discount tickets for Cinemark, AMC Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, the Flicks, Cinema West, Edwards Theatres, and Regal Cinemas at select AAA branches. Find details at
  • Inspect your car’s cabin air filter (or ask your mechanic to do so) to minimize spring pollen and keep air-conditioning running efficiently.
  • 42: Number of states that ban texting while driving. Learn more ways to protect yourself and your family on the road at
  • Stumped for a Mother’s Day gift that’s as special as your mom? Brighten her day with a garden basket ($50) from 1-800-Flowers. AAA members save 25 percent with promo code A74 through May 11. See details and order at
  • Members always enjoy AAA savings and special perks on Hertz car rentals. And this summer you’ll save an extra 20 percent on weekly rentals of select car classes at airport locations when you pick up through July 31. To see terms and book, visit and enter promotion code 96700.
  • AAA members can save 10 percent on Amtrak fares with three-day advance purchase. Find details and book at
  • Opening May 10 at Roaring Springs Waterpark in Meridian, Idaho, Corkscrew Cavern waterslide zooms riders through a tunnel and around a 360-degree loop. $5 AAA discount.
  • AAA members save $1 a ticket at home games of the Boise Hawks, a Chicago Cubs minor-league affiliate. Opening day is June 13.
  • Penske celebrates 15 years of AAA savings with 15 free truck rentals each month in 2014. Visit
  • Seattle is now a departure point for Canada’s scenic Rocky Mountaineer rail tours. Book with AAA Travel for member discounts and perks. (800) 529-3222.

This article was first published in May 2014. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.