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AAA Washington: Coronavirus Closures

Media Advisory: AAA Washington closing stores and insurance offices

BELLEVUE, Wash. (March 16, 2020) —In keeping with health and government officials’ recommendations, AAA Washington is closing all stores and insurance offices in Washington and north Idaho. The closures, made to minimize the risk of exposure of COVID-19 to employees and the community, begin today.

While its stores and offices are closed, AAA employees continue to provide its members all the great services they’ve come to expect from AAA.

Members can call 800-AAA-HELP for emergency road service, request it online at AAA.com or on the Auto Club App. Our Emergency Road Service Technicians are cleaning their trucks frequently and eliminating handshakes, and we are coordinating rides for members who are sick.

Members can go online to AAA.com for travel, insurance, discounts and membership information; call their travel and insurance agent directly; and on-the-go members can download the Auto Club App for the iPhone or Android. (See AAA.com/locations for local phone numbers.)

“AAA Washington’s goal is to protect our members and our dedicated employees,” said Kirk Nelson, AAA Washington President and CEO. “When coronavirus began impacting our community, one of our top priorities was to protect the pay and benefits of our employees. We have been able to do this by providing work-from-home options for the majority of our employees and pay protection for our employees who are not able to perform their job remotely.”

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. More than a century later, the club continues to pursue these on behalf of its 1.2 million members. 

AAA Washington provides a variety of exclusive benefits, including roadside assistance, discounts, maps, and personalized trip planning, to members. AAA was recently named one of the most trusted travel and automotive brands in the U.S. Additional information is available through the company’s stores in Washington and northern Idaho, at www.AAA.com, or by calling 1-800-562-2582. 

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 www.AAAFoundation.org.

AAA Washington Media Contacts

Kelly Just | 425-647-1594
Jennifer Cook | 425-301-9075
Twitter: @AAA_Washington
Facebook: AAA Washington

Interested in planning your next road trip with AAA Washington? Call your travel agent directly or your nearest AAA store to get pro tips, TripTik maps, and more. Find more Pacific Northwest scenic drives and road trips.

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Media Contact

Jennifer Cook
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
425-301-9075
JenniferCook@aaawa.com

Kelly Just
Public Affairs Manager
425-647-1594
KellyJust@aaawa.com

Location
Bellevue Corporate Office
3605 132nd Ave. SE
Bellevue, WA 98006

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