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.

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Meet our New VP of Human Resources

Elizabeth Carey
A leader, mother, traveler and more, find out what motivates Susan Was...and her non-guilty pleasures!

Keep Your Loved Ones Covered With AAA and Save

Kip Doyle

You may have heard it before: AAA Membership covers you - not your car. It's a service that follows you 24/7 anywhere in the US or Canada, but what about your loved ones?

2020 Travel Bucket List

Ulla Hefel Bohler, Insight Vacations

As the CEO of Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold, I am surrounded by travel temptations on a daily basis. Last year I managed to tick off a few experiences on my TTC 2019 bucket list.

Houston or Bust: Buffalo Bills Road Trip to the Playoffs

Elizabeth Carey
Loyal Buffalo Bills fans will stop at nothing to see their team in the playoffs.

Life Changes Coming in 2020? Your Insurance Needs May Change!

Laura Wahler
In the coming year, will you be getting married? Having a baby? Retiring? Congratulations! Take a deep breath, and then contact your insurance agent, because you're going to need to change a few things.

Protect Your Pipes From the Deep Freeze

Laura Wahler
With the onset of cold weather, pipes are at risk of freezing due to sudden temperature drops, poor insulation, or incorrect thermostat settings. This winter, AAA Western and Central New York offers suggestions that can help prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting, which can cause significant damage and expense.

When is the Best Time to Wash Your Car in the Winter?

Elizabeth Carey

Your car is going to need some TLC after all the snow, salt and de-icer it was exposed to so far this winter. With the weather warming up over the next few days, now might be the right time to get your car washed befo

See Flashing Lights? Move Over!

April S. Engram
Slow Down Move Over is an important law that helps saves lives, AAA continues to raise awareness on this law and has tips to help keep those who work on the road safe.

Is Car Technology Making Us Reckless?

Elizabeth Carey

Drivers with experience using advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist, were nearly twice as likely to engage in distracted driving while using the systems compare

Chimney and Fireplace Safety: Protect Your Home This Winter

Kip Doyle

Everyone at AAA Western and Central New York wants our members to have a warm and safe winter.