While traveling during the holiday season, the last thing you want to think about is saving money…but it can be easier than you think. When our children were younger we would try to save money by packing sandwiches and snacks.  We’d find a nice shady spot to stop for lunch and have a picnic. The kids could stretch their legs and run off some of that energy kids seem to store up while traveling. One time we were next to a pasture with cattle grazing nearby. Another time we stopped to have lunch in a flower garden surrounded by tall date palms. Both times, lunch turned into a fun learning experience.


Farm Bureau members can save time and money when they use these “travel” member benefits.


Choice Hotels: Discounts to 20% at Clarion, Quality, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn, Mainstay Suites, EconoLodge and Rodeway.   


Wyndham Hotels: 20% off with advance reservations at Ramada, Days Inns, Microtel, Super 8, Travelodge, Knights Inn, Howard Johnson, Baymont, and Hawthorne Suites.  


Motel 6: 10% off at over 1,300 nationwide locations


Car Rentals:  Up to 20% off at Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo and National Car Rentals.


TripBeat: access to more than 2,400 resort rental properties at low fixed prices per unit.


Travel Guide: To round out your travel needs, download a copy of “On the Road with Arizona Agriculture” a guide that highlights the numerous agri-tainment farm location and the on-farm Farmers’ Markets in Arizona.


For a complete list of your Arizona Farm Bureau Member Benefits, log on at www.azfb.org or click on the "travel" category on your FB Benefits app.



Editor’s note: For more information on our member benefits including our regional benefits go to Arizona Farm Bureau’s member benefits page online. Or, download the FB Benefits app to your smart phone for easy, everyday access to your member benefits.