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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Do You Know These "Big 3" Warning Lights?

Staff Writer
You probably know that an illuminated fuel pump icon means that it’s time to fill up the gas tank. But are you familiar with the “Big Three” warning lights and what to do when they illuminate? These lights require immediate attention to avoid costly vehicle damage and/or a breakdown.

AAA Pittsford Travel & Insurance

April S. Engram
Pittsford AAA Travel & Insurance location offers its members the gamut of AAA services! 

What You Need to Know Before the Snow

Staff Writer
When winter comes, and ice, snow and frigid temps become a factor for drivers across the region, AAA gets busier than usual. "Our call volume definitely increases," says Elizabeth Carey, public affairs manager for AAA Western and Central New York. "It doubles - sometimes even triples -- at some points."

Western New York Airport Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

Kip Doyle

We all appreciate a safe, comfortable flight once we board a plane, but what makes a satisfying airport experience?

Don’t Let Halloween Haunt You

Elizabeth Carey

Here’s hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween!

Clerk on the Go Passport Service Coming to AAA Branches!

Kip Doyle

AAA members in Amherst and Orchard Park have a convenient opportunity to apply for passport books and/or passport cards without visiting the Erie County Clerk's Office. 

Do You Remember These Roadside Landmarks?

Kip Doyle
Lovers of Americana and roadside attractions rejoice! One of the largest collections of historic roadside photographs has been released by The Library of Congress. The collection of over 11,000 photos were shot by John Margolies between 1969 and 2008.

Lorenzo Alexander's 'AAA To The Rescue' Story

Kip Doyle

Throughout his 13 seasons in the NFL, Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander has been known as the consummate hard worker, someone teammates can count on when the pressure is on.

AAA Delivers Safety & Security

April S. Engram
Perhaps one of the most recognizable services AAA offers its members is emergency roadside assistance. AAA Western and Central New York has fleet operations in Buffalo and Syracuse, along with a large network of contractors across the region. AAA uses two types of vehicles to service motorists in need, the light service truck and the tow truck.

AAA + Cruise Sweepstakes = Grand Opening!

April S. Engram
AAA Western and Central New York’s Greece Travel & Insurance Center launched a grand opening event that gives members and their visitors the opportunity to take in the new location and a chance to win an Hawaiian cruise!