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.


Seven Alaskan Animals You Never Thought You'd See

Insight Vacations

There’s more to Alaska’s natural beauty than mountains, forests and glaciers. Hiding within these habitats are some of the world’s most incredible animals.

Replace Your Peeling Plates for FREE

Laura Wahler

The printed coating on some older New York state license plates may be peeling off the metal plates.

You survived Winter...

Lindsay Kensy
We all know what a toll winter weather can take on a vehicle - we're New Yorkers! The question is, how do we give our cars a little TLC after the snow is over?

At Home with AAA

Laura Wahler
You already know AAA can help with your car. Check out all these ways AAA can help you save money at home, too.

Technicians Battle Snow, Ice and More to Keep AAA Members Moving During Winter Storm

Kip Doyle

Test Your Battery For Free: Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

Kip Doyle

A surprise dead car battery can cost you and your family more than just time. If you have a job interview, business trip or flight scheduled, that dead battery could end up costing you serious money.

Keyless Entry Systems Are Convenient, But Come With Risks

Kip Doyle

Keyless entry systems are very common in today’s cars, but they aren’t entirely new. Debuting in the 1980s, “keyless entry” originally referred to a keypad used to enter a code that allowed the car’s doors to unlock.

When to Wash Your Car in Cold Temps

Elizabeth Carey

Your car is going to need some TLC after all the snow, salt and de-icer it was exposed to over the last few weeks! But don't get out the hose yet.

How We Weathered Winter Storm Harper

Lindsay Kensy

Remember Winter Storm Harper that hit western and central New York the weekend of Ja

Our Members' Top 5 Member Choice Vacations Tours

Hayley Schultz

Travel can take you somewhere that feeds your soul, or shows you new experiences.