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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Tulips in Amsterdam

Elizabeth Carey

When the 2019 AAA WCNY Member Appreciation Trip came to a close, many of the travelers headed home to Buffalo, Rochester or Syracuse while a large number of travelers chose to remain in Amsterdam for the post-cruise o

Adventure Awaits You!

Laura Wahler
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Must-Have Items for Any Bike Trip: An Expert's Guide

Kip Doyle
Your bicycle is tuned up and the road is calling your name. Just don't take off without the right gear! Just like with our cars, it's smart to keep a supply of essential items on hand with you while riding a bicycle. Just ask Ethan Johnson. He's the owner of the Campus WheelWorks bike shop in downtown Buffalo. Johnson has rode countless miles on city streets and rural trails, facing many repairs and flat tires along the way. Having the right tools and supplies has been critical to Johnson through the years. Here are some of the must-have items he recommends.

Get reliable, low-cost wireless service

Laura Wahler
Enjoy wireless from Affinity Cellular that is different, uniquely affordable and exclusive for AAA members.

Cologne, Germany Via River Cruise

Elizabeth Carey

If you’re lucky enough to arrive to Cologne, Germany by river cruise at night, you’ll be treated to a wonderfully lit up city that shines in the moonlit sky. So much history awaits in Cologne!

Marksburg Castle Preserves German History

Elizabeth Carey

After sailing past dozens of castles along the Rhine River, travelers on the 2019 AAA Western and Central New York Member Appreciation Trip had the opportunity to go inside one! 

Castles Along the Rhine Lives up to Expectations

Elizabeth Carey

The 2019 AAA Western and Central New York Member Appreciation Trip is titled Castles Along the Rhine and now travelers on board Uniworld’s S.S.

Choices Galore while River Cruising

Elizabeth Carey

After a few days on the annual AAA Western and Central New York Member Appreciation Trip, travelers have forged many new friendships and you hear people calling each other by name.

Strasbourg and the Black Forest

Elizabeth Carey

Traveling by river cruise is both easy and convenient. Everything is planned for you and you simply relax and enjoy the sights plus you can choose what suits your fancy.

Exploring France by River Boat

Elizabeth Carey

The first stop on the 2019 AAA Western and Central New York Member Appreciation Trip took travelers to Colmar in the Alsace region of France.