Member Connection 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.
Just as a yearly physical is good for your health, taking time to examine your insurance coverage can help ensure your financial well-being. The new year is a good time to make sure your insurance coverage is still a good fit for your needs. Here are some good steps to follow:...
Year after year Central Florida is the most popular destination for our traveling members. With its close proximity to Western and Central New York, mild temperatures year-round, and abundance of activities to do and sights to see, we can understand why so many people want to visit! If a...
AAA Mobile improves on-the-go access to trusted AAA services including travel planning tools, discounts and rewards, and roadside assistance. The mobile version of AAA’s TripTik® Travel Planner helps you find and get directions to AAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels, restaurants and...
This unseasonably warm weather won't last forever! Get a head start on preparing your car for the sometimes very unpredictable winter months ahead, with a FREE battery test from AAA. Members enjoy free delivery and installation right in your driveway, or wherever you and your car...
This season, shop and save at your local AAA Travel Store, located inside all of our local offices! You’ll find members-only pricing on luggage, travel accessories, stocking stuffers and more. Here are some of our most popular sellers this month. Give the gift of AAA membership...
With a few common-sense precautions and LifeLock at your back, you can enjoy a happy holiday season. Enroll today and enjoy the protection and peace of mind of a leader in the identity theft protection service. Explore your options and find the LifeLock membership for you. LifeLock...
As 2015 winds down, I am so proud of everything our AAA team has accomplished in the past year. Each and every day, our associates continue to work toward our goal of making your AAA membership more valuable than ever. Here are just a few services we’ve added and enhanced in recent...

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Sandy Lindovski, a AAA WCNY associate, was so excited last month when her husband gave her a special birthday gift: a plane ticket to spend Thanksgiving in Paris where she would meet up with their daughter, Sarah, who’s been studying abroad in Spain this semester. While the recent...
New York City is by far our most-booked destination; and the holiday season is one of the more popular times to visit New York City. The city, which is bustling any time of year, *dazzles* between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. It’s also crazy crowded and it can be a little more expensive...
A warm coat isn't the only thing you’re going to need to be prepared for the freezing temperatures this winter. Your car is going to need a little TLC to make it through the season, too. AAA suggests a complete vehicle check-up to make sure your car is ready for winter. "You may...
The worst time to realize that your car battery is dying is when it’s dead. Fortunately, your battery will give you many warnings before it quits, said Jerry Hooven, vice president of automotive at AAA Western and Central New York. “The easiest way to figure out how your battery is...
These tips from AAA can help you stay safe on the roads this season. Be careful with braking If you’ve ever tried to brake on the ice, you probably quickly learned that your brakes don’t work the same in these conditions as when the roads are free and clear. If you have an anti-lock...
Food is a big part of holiday fun, but festivities can take your attention away from cooking and lead to fires. More cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year. In fact, the National Fire Protection Association reports that three times as many home fires occur...
Severe winter weather is the third-largest cause of insured catastrophic losses – after hurricanes and tornadoes, according to the Insurance Information Institute, an industry group. “Homeowners should be prepared for anything, so it’s a good idea to prepare your home and review your...
According to the FBI, a car is stolen every 45 seconds in the United States. That’s more than 1,900 cars a day. Yet 56 percent of Americans don’t worry about their cars being stolen1. Using a little common sense and readily available theft prevention devices can minimize auto theft....

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