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AAA invites 8th graders to enter travel contest

By Staff | Sep 19, 2018

Florida eighth graders still have time to enter AAA’s “Discovery Crew” travel contest. The final day for submissions is Friday, Sept. 21.

Sixty students will win free round trip airfare to Amsterdam, travel insurance, money for passports, and a seven-night river cruise – including all meals and excursions – through the Netherlands and Belgium.

Students can enter for a chance to win at AAA.com/DiscoveryCrew.

To be eligible, students must be:

– Entering the 8th grade in good standing

– At least 13 years old

– Reside in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, or select areas of Illinois, Indiana, or Minnesota

– Students can confirm eligibility when visiting AAA.com/DiscoveryCrew

Entrants are not required to be AAA members.

Winners will be selected based on:

– A creative selfie, showcasing their love for travel

– Their answers to three essay questions:

— Why do you want to go on this trip?

— How do rivers affect the communities through which they run?

— During the trip, you’ll meet many people. In what ways do you expect the people you meet to be similar to and different from yourself and your friends and family?

Winners will be notified beginning in October. Winning students will bring one parent or legal guardian to serve as a chaperone. Each pair will share a stateroom while sailing on AmaWaterways’ “AmaDante” river cruise ship, from March 28 April 4, 2019.

“This really is an amazing opportunity for young teens to experience other cultures,” said Deborah Haas, vice president, Travel Products and Services, AAA The Auto Club Group. “Very few people at this age have the opportunity to travel to Europe, and we are so excited to team with AmaWaterways and Allianz in making this dream a reality. There is still time to register, so we encourage young travel enthusiasts to visit our contest website before it’s too late.”

Contest Rules

No purchase necessary. Legal residents of specific zip codes served by The Auto Club Group within the United States who are at least 13 years old and who are 8th grade students in good standing at their school at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Contest ends 9/21/18. For official rules, prize descriptions, and eligible zip codes, visit AAA.com/DiscoveryCrew. Sponsors: The Auto Club Group, 1 Auto Club Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126. AmaWaterways, 26010 Mureau Road, Calabasas, CA 91302. Allianz Global Assistance (a brand of AGA Service Company), 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233.

About AmaWaterways

A family-owned company celebrating 16 years on the river, AmaWaterways offers unforgettable river cruises with 23 ships that sail Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhone, Seine, Garonne, Dordogne, Dutch and Belgian Waterways and Douro rivers, Southeast Asia’s Mekong and Africa’s Chobe River. The company is renowned for its innovative stateroom design featuring unique “twin balconies”; its wide choice of included shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options for the active traveler; and its award-winning dining including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant. Modern, spacious and tastefully decorated, each ship carries less than 162 guests. AmaWaterways offers a variety of themed sailings and brand relationships, offering group or chartered sailings geared towards active travelers and families. Learn more at AmaWaterways.com

Source: AAA