Now on to da AAA contesty informshuns....
Time is Running Out to Make Fluffy FamousEnter the AAA PetBook Photo Contest by Nov. 30
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travelers with photos of furry family members on vacation have until Nov. 30 to enter their best shot in the annual AAA PetBook Photo Contest sponsored by Best Western International. Entries are judged on artistic qualities as well as ability to convey the joy of safely traveling with a pet. Candid photographs are preferred.
Two entries will be selected to appear on the back cover and spine of the next edition of The AAA PetBook, which will be released in May 2011. Photos of the winners, along with those of more than 40 inspiring and amusing runners up, are also featured on AAA.com/PetBook website and inside The AAA PetBook.
In addition to cover fame, the first-place winner will also receive $300, pet treats, five copies of the book and a $150 Best Western Travel Card usable at more than 4,000 hotels worldwide. The second-place winner will receive $150, pet treats and two copies of the book. Contest rules, entry forms and photos from the previous contest are available online at AAA.com/PetBook.
Traveling with Your Pet: The AAA PetBook® provides reliable, up-to-date information for complete travel planning assistance. The annually updated guide lists more than 13,000 pet-friendly, AAA Approved and Diamond Rated lodgings in the U.S. and Canada. Details include fees, permitted pet sizes and conditions of stay for properties at every Diamond Rating level including — for pampered pets — AAA Five Diamond hotels.
For outdoor lovers, the book also lists more than 400 pet-friendly AAA Approved campgrounds, AAA Approved attractions that offer kennel services or allow pets, and national public lands and dog parks that welcome visiting pets. Readers will also find useful tips on preparing four-legged travelers for the road or air, pet etiquette, insurance and emergency animal clinic locations.
Traveling with Your Pet: The AAA PetBook is available at many AAA and CAA offices, online at bn.com and at fine bookstores. The cover price is $18.95 U.S.
As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides nearly 52 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
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