Member Connection Blog

The Member Connection Blog is here to provide advice, tips, off-the-beaten path ideas, savings, and to gab about travel and attractions that Western and Central New Yorkers love.
With fall approaching, so is the impending arrival of cooler weather. Now is a great time to be car care aware and make sure your vehicle is ready. Here are some tips to prepare your car for fall: Tires – Good tires are your best offense in tough driving conditions. Check your...
You already know how important it is to focus solely on driving when you’re behind the wheel – to put your phone down, and to avoid distractions caused by other items and passengers in your car. But did you know that safe driving practices could also help you save money, in addition to...
As you’re packing up your student to leave for college, don’t forget to include a AAA membership card in her wallet! Here are some reasons why AAA makes a good gift during the back-to-school season: AAA covers your student in any car. Think about it: If she’s out with her friends...
Sure, at home we’re all wearing flip flops and sunscreen, but AAA is already gearing up for winter with two job fairs next week. We’re hiring now to get a good group of people on board, familiar with AAA, and ready to go before the first flake starts to fall!   Liverpool, N.Y. AAA...
Each summer for the past few years we've been giving away a free road trip activity kit for our friends and fans on our Facebook page. It's a fun thing to bring along to entertain your kids any time you'll be in the car this summer - whether you're driving across town or across country...
Enhanced licenses, passports and chip-enabled credit cards emit a radio signal containing your personal information. RFID-blocking products help to protect you from counterfeit scanning devices. Visit your local AAA office to find these and other RFID products - perfect for travel or...
In 2014 nearly 64,000 fires burned more than 3.5 million acres according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Here are steps you can take to reduce your risk: Clear flammable materials from roof surfaces and gutters. Trim tree limbs to at least 10 feet from any chimney....
Father’s Day is June 21. Are you looking for ideas to thank a Dad in your life? Don’t want to break the bank, but still show how much you care? From clothing to baseball, satellite TV to pop-up tents and pool supplies: Here are my top 10 recommendations on some new offers and some...
Yesterday we wrote about what’s new at attractions close to home. Here’s a look at what’s new in Florida, according to a compilation of new attractions from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida,...
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions released its annual compilation of new attractions opening this year. Below are some of the exciting thrills guests will enjoy this season at some of our local AAA members’ favorite close-to-home destinations. New York...
One of the hottest new trends in travel is multi-generational travel – think grandparents, parents, kids, aunts, uncles, cousins. With families geographically spread out across the country more than ever, multi-generational family vacations might be the one time each year (or each couple...
Here’s a look at some of the most common car problems AAA sees this time of the year – and steps you can take to help prevent a breakdown. Flat tire Check your tires (including your spare) once a month for proper inflation. The optimal tire pressure varies by car make and model, so fill...
Summer driving season is here, and that means more drivers on the road – including more young drivers. Safety is our No. 1 priority here at AAA, so now more than ever it’s important to talk to your teens about safe driving. VIDEO: AAA Distracted Teens Crash Causation Every...
For a different kind of travel experience many people are choosing to visit Europe with an escorted tour. There are many reasons to consider this type of travel. Here are 8 common reasons: Efficiency: Europe is a big continent, and even if you plan to only visit one country, that’s a...
A qualified insurance agent will explain in simple terms what’s covered by your policy, what’s not covered, and what you can do to possibly lower your insurance expenses. That’s exactly why AAA has licensed agents at each of our local offices, said David Weber, vice president of...

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