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How to prepare for international travel
Before heading overseas, cross off every item on your international travel checklist. AAA has helpful information, resources, and tips to prepare you for your adventure abroad.
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Everything you need to get or renew a passport
The first step in planning a trip abroad is ensuring you have a valid passport. Find out how to apply for or renew your U.S. passport, then stop by a AAA branch to take your passport photo.
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International Driving Permit
Some countries don't recognize U.S. driver's licenses; AAA is one of the only places to get an International Driving Permit.
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Travel insurance
Travel insurance through Allianz Global Assistance can help you protect your vacation investment.
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Foreign currency
Don’t waste time looking for a bank. Order foreign currency through AAA to have the money you need when you arrive.
International traveling essentials
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Essential travel information
The U.S. State Department website offers important information on what to know before you go, including:

  • Travel advisories and alerts for safety conditions
  • Destination-specific information including visa and vaccination requirements
  • Customs and import restrictions
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AAA travel agents
Agents can provide insights on worldwide destinations and local experiences.
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Members save 20% or more on maps and travel guides from popular publishers like Lonely Planet.
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Airline baggage allowances
Use this checked baggage calculator to avoid surprise fees at the airport.
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Culinary travel
Spice up your plans with a foodie vacation.
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Powering up
See which connectors and converters to bring on an international trip.
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Reduce jet lag
These seven tips will help you make the most of your vacation time.
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Take better travel photos
Here are 10 easy ways to capture images you'll be proud to share.
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