Reveals Top 10 Summer Discounts

Phoenix, Ariz., June 22, 2012. It’s a trend that AAA Travel has seen all year: People are traveling, but they are finding ways to do more with less. One way consumers can save this summer is by taking advantage of discounts, such as those available in the AAA Member Discounts program.

“Our discount program is designed to help members save year-round,” said Jim Lehrer, vice president of member experience for AAA Arizona. “Discounts to attractions and those that provide family-friendly entertainment become especially popular during the summer months.”

From theaters to theme parks, members can save on a variety of entertainment options this summer. To highlight these savings, AAA is revealing the 10 most popular entertainment discounts, according to



Potential Savings for a Family of Four*

Movie Tickets

Save $30 on a 10-pack or up to $3 per ticket on Harkins or AMC movie tickets.



Save $10 per ticket on a 2-day Park Hopper® ticket, $13 per ticket on a 3-day Park Hopper® ticket, $14 per ticket on a 4-day Park Hopper® ticket or $15 per ticket on a 5-day Park Hopper® ticket.


Grand Canyon Railway

Save 10 percent on train fare, lodging at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, meals at Grand Canyon Depot Café and gift shop purchases. Travel before August 11 and save 50 percent on coach tickets for kids.

$150 (train fare only)


Save $7 per ticket. Tickets are good for unlimited park visits for up to 7 days from first use.



Arizona Diamondbacks

Save up to 35 percent on select baseball games.


Universal Studios Hollywood

Save $3 on one-day admission tickets at the gate or online and 10 percent on selected merchandise and restaurant locations within the park and at Universal CityWalk Hollywood.

$12 (tickets only)

Verde Canyon Railroad

Save 10 percent on any train ticket.



Save $14 on child/senior tickets and $15.50 on adult, LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE hopper tickets. Tickets are good for 2 visits within 9 days of first visit.


Phoenix Zoo

Save $2 on regular zoo admission.


San Diego Zoo

Save $5 on a 1-day zoo admission and $5 on a 1-day Safari Park admission.



In 2011, AAA members saved nearly $2 billion at more than 164,000 AAA Discount locations across the country. This means that the average AAA member who used their card for savings saved an average of $110 annually, which is nearly twice the cost of a AAA Classic membership.

For more information, visit Members also can track discounts on the go by downloading the AAA Mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Android Market.

AAA Arizona, the Arizona affiliate of AAA, provides automotive, insurance and auto travel services to more than 825,000 Arizona members. Annually, AAA’s Roadside Assistance responds to more than 450,000 calls for help on Arizona roadways. The auto club also provides insurance, travel, auto repair, discounts and financial services to AAA members. Since its founding in 1927, AAA Arizona has been a leading advocate for the safety and security of all travelers.