Frequently asked questions about the AAA TripTik® Travel Planner
What is a TripTik®?
A TripTik® is a personalized routing for your automobile trip. TripTik® Central allows you to place a trip routing order online or by phone and receive an automated TripTik® package, allowing a minimum of five days before pick-up at any of our six AAA offices in Hennepin County. Also for your convenience, the headquarters drive-up window is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays. Your personal kit includes:
AAA Road Maps: Every AAA Minneapolis travel kit routing includes road maps that cover your entire route. These informative AAA-published national, regional, state and city maps are published exclusively for AAA members.
TripTik®: Each TripTik® is personalized to more accurately and efficiently deliver you to your destination. The maps in the TripTik® include current road information, mileage, driving times and points of interest. Maps of metropolitan areas show you precise routings into or around cities. Your TripTik® has simplified, enlarged strip maps, spiral bound for traveling convenience.
Tour Books®: The famous AAA TourBooks®, now with more colorful pages, are included with your membership, providing you with all the information you need on historic sites, scenic points of interest, tourist attractions as well as hours and any admission charges. In addition, “AAA Approved” hotel, motel and resort accommodations along the route are described and rated in your TourBook®.
What is the Internet TripTik Travel Planner®?
The Internet TripTik Travel Planner® is a “do-it-yourself” version of AAA’s standard TripTik®. You receive driving directions to and from addresses, cities, airports and attractions. Enjoy detailed maps and narrative directions plus construction and scenic highway information shown right on your route. Perfect for the Internet savvy AAA member or if a TripTik® is needed right away.
How Much Does a TripTik® Cost?
TripTiks® are available as a member-only benefit and are free.
Can Anyone Get a TripTik®?
TripTiks® are available to AAA Members only. If you are not a AAA member, click to see how a AAA membership will benefit you.
How Do I Get A TripTik®?
Orders should be placed at least six business days prior to your departure. You may order your TripTik® online or by calling (952) 927-2626. Materials may be picked up at any of our six locations during regular business hours. The St. Louis Park headquarters has a drive-through window that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience. Short on time? Please visit our St Louis Park Headquarters office to meet with a Travel Counselor who will assist you on the spot.
Are AAA discounts widely available?
AAA member-specific discounts, known as the Show Your Card & Save® program, are available across the U.S. as well as around the world. Show Your Card & Save® discounts for lodging establishments, restaurants and attractions are indicated in AAA TourBooks®. Discount listings also can be found in every edition of our club publication Home & Away and in the Discounts section of the website. Last year, AAA Minneapolis members saved over $1.4 million by showing their card at over 30,000 retailers nationwide. In Minneapolis alone, we have over 40 partners that participate in the Show Your Card & Save® program. It’s easy to Show Your Card & Save. Just show your card when you see the Show Your Card & Save® sign and save money every day!