The AAA Vacation Expo is the best place to find your next vacation and the only place to find unparalleled travel deals. Whether you're seeking a Caribbean cruise, a family road trip or a quick romantic getaway, you'll find incredible discounts on many types of travel and travel-related products.

2022 AAA Travel Vacation Expo

Saturday, February 12, 2022

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S. West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

FREE ADMISSION | SHOW SPECIALS | AND MUCH MORE

  • See over 20+ travel exhibitors from the world’s best-known and top-rated tour and cruise companies
  • Talk one-on-one with Travel Vendors, AAA Insurance Agents, and AAA Travel Agents
  • Receive exclusive travel savings and amenities
  • Visit with local representatives from popular drive destinations
  • Attend informative on stage travel presentations

Pre-Register by February 6, 2022, and receive a free gift!

Pre-register

With the increase of COVID cases due to the Omicron variant, we wanted to share the following information regarding this year’s AAA Vacation Expo:

  • We will be working with the JW Marriott on the appropriate protocols to conduct the event safely and will share any pertinent information as we get closer to the event. You can review the JW’s current guidelines for guests here.
  • The JW Marriott is located in Marion County, and would be subject to any public health orders, guidance, or mask mandates put in place by the Mayor’s Office/Marion County Health Department. We will communicate those if they occur.
  • Prior to attending the AAA Vacation Expo, we ask all attendees, staff and vendors to complete a self health check, and ask you not to attend if:
    • You or someone in your household is sick or experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
    • You or someone in your household is awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test.
    • You are a close contact of someone with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

2022 AAA Travel Presentation Schedule

  • Stage 1
    • Secrets of Packing Light & Smart, presented by Anne McAlpin | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Alexander + Roberts | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    • Secrets of Parking Light & Smart, presented by Anne McAlpin | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Stage 2
    • Celebrity Cruises| 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • AAA Member Choice Vacations | 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line | 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    • Pleasant Holidays | 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
    • Rocky Mountaineer | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Carnival Cruise Line | 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Presenters
 

Secrets of Packing Light & Smart, presented by Anne McAlpin 
Anne teaches the secrets of packing light and smart and makes packing fun! Her tips help savvy and experienced travelers alike pack for any trip' from weekend getaways to lengthy European vacations. Whether you're a first-time traveler of have traveled for years, join Anne McAlpin during her one-hour presentation for tips on how to prepare and pack light for your next adventure!

Royal Caribbean
Cruising with Royal Caribbean in 2022: It all starts with the boldest cruise ships at sea — and ours have won awards for everything from world class dining and spectacular entertainment, to record-setting onboard thrills and groundbreaking innovation. Unlock some of the most incredible travel destinations. Get on island time and unwind on some of the best beaches in the world, venture deep into the rainforests, and snorkel the most vibrant reefs on a Caribbean or Bahamas cruise getaway with the whole family.

Alexander+Roberts
Continuing to innovate with its fine personal service and original itineraries, Alexander+Roberts presents: Wings over Africa. Attend this session to hear about safaris throughout Africa including small group journeys of 16 guests or less as well as private & custom safaris. With Alexander+Roberts you will stay in the finest hotels, enjoying personalized service, with the very best guides. Join us to learn more.

AAA Member Choice Vacations
True adventures go beyond incredible destinations or inclusive packages. AAA Member Choice Vacations delivers a sense of possibility. Wake each morning on tour with a new experience in front of you, and when your head hits the pillow, you will know it has been an amazing day. Best of all - we seamlessly handle the details. AAA Member Choice Vacations presents: America the beautiful… from sea to shining sea. Join this session to learn more about the beauty and amazing destinations that are here, in our own USA!

Pleasant Holidays
Founded in 1959, Pleasant Holidays is one of the largest travel companies in the U.S., offering customizable vacation packages including flights, hotel and cruise accommodations, airport transfers and car rentals, exciting sightseeing tours and activities, travel protection coverage and more. Our vast portfolio spans the globe while featuring the world's most popular vacation destinations, including Hawaii, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Cook Islands, Europe, Fiji, Japan & Asia, Mexico, New Zealand, South America, Tahiti, United Arab Emirates, United States, and ocean and river cruises.

Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer offers luxury train journeys that showcase some of the most spectacular scenery North America has to offer. Rocky Mountaineer offers four rail routes: three that connect Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper in Western Canada; and a fourth route that travels between Denver, Colorado and Moab, Utah in the Southwest United States. It is a must-do travel experience that offers unparalleled journeys in its spacious glass-domed train coaches thanks to the incredible scenery, delicious cuisine, friendly service, and social atmosphere.

Carnival Cruise Line
Introducing Mardi Gras™: Carnival's brand-new ship with a familiar name. With this Mardi Gras™ we aren't just paying homage to our first ship — in cruising circles this name suggests innovation, signals the start of something big. Oh, and this Mardi Gras still shouts “fun!” at the top of its lungs - come learn more at this session!
 

Celebrity Cruises
Journey WonderFULL with Celebrity Cruises in Europe.  There's a reason people trust their precious vacation days to us. Actually, there are hundreds of them. Every day. Every night. We welcome the world on board. Unforgettable destinations. Culinary excellence. Intuitive service. Luxurious accommodations. And stunning design. That's the Celebrity way. The Celebrity distinction.

 

 


2022 Participating Exhibitors

Plan ahead! Know who you want to see before you head to the show.

Pre-Register by February 6, 2022 and receive a free gift!

 

Travel Partners

  • AAA Member Choice Vacations
  • Alexander + Roberts
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Delta Vacations
  • Disney Destinations 
  • Fast Park & Relax
  • Hertz
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Princess Cruises & Cunard Line
  • Red Roof
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • SoIN Tourism
  • Viking Cruises
  • Virgin Voyages

2022 Exclusive Expo Offers

Check back for offer guide.

 

Directions 

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S. West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

Driving directions

Directly connected to the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium via a climate-controlled sky bridge, the JW Marriott hotel is located across the street from the attraction-filled White River State Park and a short stroll away from hundreds of dining, shopping and entertainment options.

Located in the heart of downtown, getting to the JW Marriott Indianapolis is simple. Take I-70 East to exit 79A (West Street). Turn left (north) onto West Street to Washington Street, and the JW is on your left.

The main entrance to the JW Marriott is located on the west side of S West Street between W Washington Street and W Maryland Street. From the hotel lobby, take the elevator up to the second floor and turn right past the Starbucks. Continue down the hall towards Griffin Hall. Additional entrance can be found via the sky bridge from the Government Center Washington Street parking facility, located on the east side of West Street. Connect to the sky bridge from the second floor of the garage and continue across for direct access to the AAA Travel Expo.


Parking

There are a plethora of convenient parking options available.

JW Marriott (10 S. West St.)
All Expo attendees will receive 10% off valet and self-park fees when parking in the JW Marriott garage. Discount tickets are available at event check-in.

The entrance to self-parking is located on the south side of the JW Marriott, the 2nd entrance off of Maryland Street between Schumacher Way and S West Street. Victory Field will be on your right. For valet parking, please enter from the front drive of the hotel on S. West St.  

     On-site parking fee:
           0-2 Hours: $25
           2-5 Hours: $35
           5+ Hours: $47

     Valet parking fee:
           0-5 Hours: $38
           5+ Hours: $52

 

Gate Ten Events & Parking (343 W. McCarty St.)
Gate Ten is a self-park lot with a shuttle that will take you directly to and from the JW Marriott. You can pre-purchase your parking pass here(Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the AAA event)

Onsite Parking Fee: $18/day

Government Center Parking Facility (401 W. Washington St.)
This is a self-park garage located on the west side of S. Missouri St. between W. Washington St. and W. Maryland St., 0.1 miles from the event. 

On-site parking fee:
0min-30min: $11
30min-3hr: $15
3hr-5hr: $20
5hr-6hr: $25
6hr-10hr: $30
10hr-24hr: $40

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown (350 W. Maryland St.)
This is a self-park garage located on the east side of Missouri Street from Washington St. and Maryland St., 0.2 miles from the event. 

     On-site parking fee:
           0-2 Hours: $25
           2-5 Hours: $35
           5+ Hours: $47

White River State Park Garage (650 W. Washington St.)
This is a self-park garage located 0.1 miles from the event. Enter on the right between Eiteljorg Museum and IMAX® Theater and Indiana State Museum on Washington Street just west of West Street.

     On-site parking fee:
           0-3 Hours: $8
           3-6 Hours: $15
           6+ Hours: $40

White River State Park South Lot (801 W. Washington St.)
This is a parking lot 0.4 miles from the event. Enter to the right at the light at the intersection of W. Washington Street just past the White River State Park Visitor’s Center and Schumacher Way. Victory Field will be on your left.

     On-site parking fee:
           $5 per hour