AAA tips for winter storm and travel plans

Winter weather and travel plans are not a good mix, so if the winter storm impacted your travel plans, here are some tips AAA offers:

  • Contact your airline to check the status of your flight: Travel agents can help travelers find alternative vacation destinations, rearrange trips and help make evacuation plans

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  • Don’t pack prescription medication, car keys, travel documents, passports, visas, or documents in checked luggage: If there’s a delay, you’ll have your essentials
  • Understand all available options: Some hotels and airlines allow travelers to postpone or re-book at no charge because of extreme weather, so find out what your hotel, airline and tour operator allows

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  • Review travel insurance: Find out what it covers such as delays or cancellations and ask how to file a claim
  • Check with weather websites and highway transportation sites if traveling by car because some freeways and roads may be shut down

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