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AAA Travel Brings First-Of-Its-Kind Cruise Show to Washington

Free, live virtual presentations explore the future of cruising in 2021 and beyond

BELLEVUE, Wash. (September 22, 2020) — AAA’s 2020 Fall Cruise Show is a first-of-its-kind event — with consumers attending from the comfort of their own homes. In a series of live, virtual presentations, AAA travel experts and representatives from top cruise line companies educate attendees about cruising in the future — from health and safety protocols to insider deals on incredible destinations for 2021 and beyond.

“Our fall and winter cruise shows are always popular events,” said AAA Director of Travel Products, Lisa Anciaux. “We have partnered with the best cruise lines in the industry to make this unique experience as equally fun, educational and exciting as any traditional in-person event.”

Anciaux opens the show, Thursday, October 1 (10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.), addressing the big question on the minds of all travelers: “What to Expect from Cruising in the Future.” She will share the latest on health and safety protocols plus any updates on booking and cancellation policies.

Each 30-minute presentation at the virtual show concludes with a question and answer period. Alongside AAA’s travel experts, representatives from 17 different cruise lines will share information about added ports of call, offer insight into various cruising styles and provide a sneak peek at new ship features.

To attend this virtual multi-day show, head to This website contains the show schedule, presentation details, and a registration link for each session you want to attend. Because October is cruise month, all virtual attendees will receive up to $100 in extra onboard credits per stateroom, save 15% more on travel store gear, accessories and luggage, plus special offers from featured cruise lines.

  • AmaWaterways
  • American Cruise Lines
  • American Queen Steamboat Company
  • Azamara
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Concierge
  • Cunard Line
  • Holland America Line
  • Hurtigruten
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • UnCruise Adventures
  • Uniworld
  • Viking Cruises

Dream to Cruise 2021 and Beyond Show

Thursday, October 1
10:30 a.m. & 5 p.m.
“What to Expect from Cruising in the Future”
– by AAA Travel

Saturday, October 3
8:30 a.m. Concierge
9:30 a.m. Celebrity Cruises
10:30 a.m. Viking Cruises
11:30 a.m. Princess Cruises
12:30 p.m. Cunard
1:30 p.m. Holland America Line

Monday, October 5
10:30 a.m. Uniworld
4 p.m. Kathleen Collum
– AAA Travel’s Packing Expert

Tuesday, October 6
10:30 a.m. American Queen Steamboat Company
4 p.m. Azamara

Wednesday, October 7
10:30 a.m. Holland America Line
4 p.m. Oceania Cruises

Thursday, October 8
10:30 a.m. American Cruise Lines
4 p.m. Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Saturday, October 10
Presentations starting every hour from 8:30am – 12:30pm
8:30 a.m. UnCruise Adventures
9:30 a.m. Kathleen Collum
– AAA Travel’s Packing Expert
10:30 a.m. Royal Caribbean International
11:30 a.m. AmaWaterways
12:30 p.m. Hurtigruten

About AAA Washington:

AAA Washington was established in 1904 by 10 prominent Seattleites determined to champion the betterment of motoring conditions and laws, the preservation of Washington state’s natural beauty and the promotion of Washington as an unrivaled tourist destination. Nearly 120 years later, the club continues to pursue these on behalf of its 1.2 million members. 

Members of AAA Washington receive exclusive benefits, including roadside assistance, discounts on hotels and rental cars, comprehensive insurance options, and personalized trip planning. AAA Washington was named a Best Place to Work by Puget Sound Business Journal and voted the best Travel/Tourism Company by 425 Business readers in 2023, and AAA was named one of the most trusted travel and automotive brands in the U.S. Additional information is available through the company’s Washington and northern Idaho stores and at 

About AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety:

Established in 1947 by AAA, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a nonprofit, publicly funded, 501(c)(3) charitable research and educational organization. The AAA Foundation’s mission is to prevent traffic deaths and injuries by conducting research into their causes and by educating the public about strategies to prevent crashes and reduce injuries when they do occur. This research is used to develop educational materials for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and other road users. Visit

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