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.


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.

Finding Storage for Too Much Stuff

AAA Staff

The average home size has increased, but people still don’t have enough room to store all their stuff: the toys, the clothes, the extra TV they just might need again someday.

AAA eGift Cards: Shop Smart, Safe and Save on Your Membership

Kip Doyle

The coronavirus outbreak has led many of us to shop online more than ever. We're also shopping online in different ways.

Negotiate with Confidence, Drive Away Happy

Kip Doyle
As a AAA member, you get great benefits. Well, now you can add BonusDrive to the growing list of rewards. If you’re unfamiliar with BonusDrive, it’s a simple incentive program to get cash back when shopping for a new vehicle.

Eight Great Places to Bike in Western and Central New York

Kip Doyle

The weather is finally starting to turn our way, which is great news for people hoping to get out on their bicycles for some outdoor activity.

AAA's Car Buying Checklist

Kip Doyle
Thinking about buying a car? Whether it’s new or used, buying a car is a major financial commitment for most households, so it’s not a decision to be made lightly. AAA shares some tips to help you avoid buyer’s remorse next time you buy a car.

Not Driving Much? Your Car's Battery Might Need a BOOST

Kip Doyle

With many people staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak, your car may have been sitting in the driveway or in a parking space for days on end without being driven.

Q&A: What AAA Membership Does For You

Elizabeth Carey and Jennifer Scero

AAA takes pride in being there for our members when they need us the most. That core concept took on new meaning during the coronavirus pandemic that hit the U.S. earlier this year.

Where To Go: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Carey
The Liberty Bell offers a timeless message: “Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof.” Go see the bell’s famous crack for yourself and be inspired like thousands of others before you. Then head across the street to Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed.

Slow Down, Move Over For Roadside Workers

AAA Staff

AAA tow operators respond to more than 30 million calls for help each year. They work on roadside shoulders that are frequently no bigger than 4 feet wide.