Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

Member Connection Blog

About the 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.


Considering Air Travel? Here’s what you need to know!

Elizabeth Carey
We have a breakdown of airport protocols in the Western & Central New York region.

Clearing the Air About Your Car’s Air Filter

Kip Doyle

Air purification is an important topic these days as public venues aim to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Get the New ‘Excelsior’ License Plate

Kip Doyle

Registering a car? You could be among the first in line for New York’s new Excelsior blue and yellow license plate design.

AAA Travel & Insurance Centers are Open for Business

Elizabeth Carey
This summer, AAA forecasts Americans will take 700 million trips. While that number is down nearly 15% compared to last summer, and it’s the first decline in summer travel since 2009, we do see some popular themes.

This Ohio Road Trip Won’t Disappoint

Elizabeth Carey
Travelers have been turning to AAA Western and Central New York for destinations, maps, tour books and more. A nice, easy trip from New York is to the nearby state of Ohio.

Rediscover Close-To-Home America

AAA Staff

As travel restrictions continue to ease up, many people, itching to get away, are interested in destinations closer to home at first.

E-ZPass On-the-Go Tags Now Available at AAA Offices

Kip Doyle

Not interested in receiving a bill from the DMV every time you drive through the state’s new cashless tolling system?

AAA Offices Begin Reopening With New Safety Measures

Tony Spada, President-Chief Executive Officer
As a membership organization serving this community for 120 years, AAA Western and Central New York is committed to providing you the reliable service that you expect from us without interruption.

What You Need to Know About Renters Insurance for College Students

Kip Doyle

School days will be here again before you know it, and if you are the parent of a college student, you might be facing the pressure to give your blessing to off-campus housing for the coming semester.

Water Worlds

Dave Parfitt
SeaWorld’s Aquatica features the Dolphin Plunge, in which riders zoom through an underwater tube through the home of a pod of Commerson’s dolphins. Ihu’s Breakaway Falls is Orlando’s tallest, steepest, multi-drop tower slide, and Riptide Race will be the first dueling racing raft ride in Florida when it opens in 2020.