Canadian Automobile Association (CAA)

Canadian Automobile Association (CAA)

December 20, 2010 10:40 ET

A Season for Savings With CAA

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 20, 2010) - 'Tis the season for CAA members to save while doing their last-minute Christmas shopping. This year, CAA's 5.6 million members used their membership card to save millions of dollars by taking advantage of discounts and savings at participating retailers and e-tailers.

Here are some last-minute gift-giving ideas that are exclusive to CAA members:

  • Want to help keep your loved ones' spirits bright as they commute all through the year? Until December 31st, 2010, CAA members can save up to 20% on SIRIUS satellite radios while also earning up to 40 CAA Dollars® for purchasing a new subscription. To learn more about ways to save with SIRIUS satellite radio visit www.sirius.ca/caa.
  • For that special woman in your life, CAA members can shop with Blue Nile, the largest online retailer of fine jewelry and certified diamonds, and receive exclusive savings including 20% off Blue Nile's Sterling Silver Sweetheart Locket. For more information visit www.caa.ca/bluenile.
  • Put aside the baking sheets and wrapping paper for one night and enjoy an evening with friends and family at this year's national tour of the ever popular Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung. Stars on Ice is in its 20th year in Canada and this year's line up includes a number of stars from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Visit www.starsonice.ca/caa to learn how CAA members can save 25% off selected seats.
  • For those of you travelling this holiday season, don't forget all the great accommodation rates CAA members are eligible for, including a limited time offer with Hilton Garden Inns. CAA members get 10 Hilton Fun Bucks per night to spend for each Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday night they stay at a participating hotel in Canada through January 9, 2011. Hilton Fun Bucks can be used to treat the family to breakfast, room service, and even an on-demand movie. To book your stay visit www.hgi.com/funbucks
  • And if you need to ship something in a hurry, CAA members save 15% on packing supplies and 5% on shipping at The UPS Store locations across Canada. Visit www.caa.ca/theupsstore for more information.

It all starts with a CAA membership – what better way to stuff a stocking than with a membership card that provides not only peace of mind, but also unlocks all these savings and more! Visit www.join.caa.ca for more information.

"CAA is excited to be able to offer these savings to our members, especially during what can be an expensive time of year," said Lucy Imperiale, CAA's Managing Director of National Programs and Strategies. "Call it an early gift from CAA to its members- happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year."

CAA's Show Your Card & Save program is one of the largest member discount programs in the world, offering savings at more than 160,000 locations worldwide. To learn about other ways you can save with CAA and hundreds of retail, entertainment, and travel partners, visit www.caa.ca/save or download the CAA Savings App for iPhone and iPod touch users at www.caa.ca/mobile.

CAA is a federation of nine automobile clubs providing more than 5.6 million members with emergency roadside assistance, travel and insurance services, and member rewards. CAA also advocates on issues of concern to our members, including road safety, the environment, mobility, infrastructure and consumer protection.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Automobile Association (CAA)
    Alayne Crawford
    Manager of Public Affairs
    c: 613-796-9404