Foxborough, Mass. (Aug. 3, 2009) -- The New England Patriots and the travel division of AAA Southern New England are teaming up to offer Patriots fans the opportunity to attend any away game in 2009 through a new Patriots Fan Travel program.
Patriots Fan Travel operated by AAA Travel is offering packages to all eight regular season away games. The trips include game transfers, hotel accommodations, game tickets, pre-game hospitality, a Patriots memento and the complimentary services of a professional AAA Travel Tour Manager to coordinate the trip. The exclusive packages also include tickets to a New England Patriots home game in December.
"We are pleased to be operating the official Patriots Fan Travel program for fans to not only see their team play away games, but to also enjoy the destination, especially London in October," said Bill Sutherland, Vice President Travel, AAA Southern New England. "By teaming with the Patriots organization, AAA will offer exclusive opportunities for fans."
The Patriots away game schedule in 2009 provides a variety of interesting sports weekend getaway options, including trips to hot spots Miami and New Orleans; big rivalry engagements in Indianapolis, Denver and New York; a rare Patriots visit to Houston; and a first-of-its kind appearance in London.
"Patriots fans are among the best travelers in the NFL and we are so proud to see them out in force in every city we visit," said Murray Kohl, Patriots vice president of sales. "Patriots Fan Travel will make it even easier for them to go on the road with us, and the amenities in these packages are really incredible."
The Patriots Fan Travel packages are for two, but can be customized on an individual basis by request. For more information or to make reservations, contact AAA Travel at one of the more than 42 New England locations in Mass., R.I. and Conn., visit AAA.com/travel or call 800-222-7448 in Mass./R.I. or 203/860-765-4222 in Conn.
About AAA Southern New England
AAA Southern New England serves more than two million members in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts including Greater Boston, Worcester, Berkshire County and Cape Cod. In addition to its roadside assistance programs, AAA also provides its members an array of products and services in the travel, insurance and financial services industries. The club also offers exclusive products and services with special member discounts and value-added programs. For more information about AAA Southern New England, visit AAA.com.