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CAA August 28, 2020

Club News | Member Perks | Expert Advice

Image showing a view of a Venetian canal through an open window.

A look at a backlane river in Venice.
Alexander Spatari

Virtual Visits

Where to next?

While we can't travel just yet, a little daydreaming goes a long way! For future travel ideas, attend a free CAA Virtual Visit and learn about amazing trips from the comfort of your own home. You’ll get information about fascinating destinations, directly from CAA’s top-notch travel suppliers. We’ll share some insider tips, from must-see attractions to can't-miss cultural experiences. Travel experts and partners will also answer your questions about featured destinations, recommend trip itineraries and outline new safety protocols.

After registering for a session, you’ll receive an email with a link to join us. (Add the event to your calendar, so you don’t forget about it!)

On the day of the session, simply click on the link to connect. If you can’t attend a Virtual Visit as planned, don’t worry—you can watch a recording at a more convenient time. When you are ready to travel again, contact a CAA Travel Consultant to take care of all the details and turn your dreams into the trip of a lifetime! Find out about upcoming Virtual Visits at


With you everywhere.

Get all the CAA features you know and love in the palm of your hand with the CAA App. Track your roadside service call in real time; check gas prices near you; book a hotel; or speak to a CAA Insurance agent.

Download it on Google Play, the Apple App Store or see to learn more.

CAA Battery Service

Get a boost.

Cooler weather means it's time to check your battery! CAA will come to you to test, boost and/or install a new CAA Premium Battery—at Member-exclusive prices. (Service available in Brandon and Winnipeg.) You can also get a free quote online:

CAA Insurance

Rate reduction.

To help clients weather the pandemic, we’re pleased to share that one of our insurance partners, CAA Insurance Company, is offering a 10% rate reduction on CAA Home Insurance policies. This rate reduction was applied automatically on all new CAA Home Insurance policies as of April 15, 2020 and on renewals starting June 15, 2020. Learn more at

Magazine Awards

Picture perfect.

CAA Manitoba Magazine earned gold at the 2020 National Magazine Awards. "Lisbon Bite by Bite" (Spring 2019) took home the top prize for best art direction of a single article, while the issue itself garnered an honourable mention for art direction of a complete issue.

CAA Manitoba thanks our publishing partner, St. Joseph Media, for their continued creativity and dedication to producing these pages.

New Rewards Partners

Dreams & family trees.

Learning about your ancestry and family history is easy with our new Rewards Partner, CAA Members receive exclusive offers on memberships and DNA kits. Visit for more information. We're also making it easier to get the perfect night's sleep with Endy Matresses. With this dreamy offer from Endy and CAA Rewards, Members earn 15 CAA Dollars with every online order. Learn more at

Travel Trivia

Test your travel IQ.

In this issue, we feature a number of future travel destinations and attractions. How closely do you read CAA Manitoba Magazine? Put your travel knowledge to the test! (If you're stumped, look for the answers at the bottom of the page.)

  1. The word "Nopiming" originates from the Anishinaabe language. What does it mean?
  2. Which award did Buffalo Point's Fire and Water Bistro win in 2019?
  3. Which attraction is often referred to as "Manitoba’s desert" (even though it’s not a desert)?
  4. In what year was the Dalnavert Museum built?
  5. Leis are an important part of Hawaiians culture. What do they symbolize?
  6. Which Rocky Mountain is named for a nurse?

Shop CAA

Croc this way.

From city strolls to walks down hospital corridors to hikes in the woods, Crocs always has your comfort and style in mind. An innovative brand, Crocs believes comfort is the key to happiness, which is why the manufacturer continually updates comfort technologies.

Check them out at a CAA store near you or online:

Travel trivia answers: 1. Entrance to the wilderness | 2. ITAC Inspiring Indigenous Culinary Award | 3. Spirit Sands | 4. 1895 | 5. Friendship, love and honour | 6. Mount Edith Cavell