Kia Forte EX Sedan 2014: A Short Test-Drive
Sometimes it only takes a couple of hours behind the wheel to know that a car is going to be a strong competitor in a market it hasn’t ever dominated. A short first-look test-drive in Arizona of Kia’s expanded front-wheel drive Forte sedan provided a glimpse of why the Korean manufacturer has grown market share […]Read more
Rockin’ Around Memphis
There are few places synonymous with an individual. But say the name Elvis and Memphis isn’t too far behind. The King of Rock 'n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, left an indelible mark on Memphis, Tenn. And nearly 36 years since his death, he continues to excite locals and visitors alike here. Since his teen years growing […]Read more
What’s New On Kauai?
Fab new restaurants. Fun new activities. Fine hotels refurbished. Kauai – Hawaii’s “garden island” – has blossomed big time in recent years. Here’s our list of the top 10 new reasons to visit (or revisit) Kauai: Tubing Down Sugar Plantation Canals Don a helmet with headlamp and jump into a big inflatable tube. You’re going […]Read more
As we all look forward to summer vacations and beyond, I’m still excited about a recent trip to South Africa I took with three of my AAA colleagues. We stayed in the waterfront Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town, our home base for visits to wineries and charming little villages. We flew to Karongwe Private […]Read more
A Safe Haven for Your Money
AAA Deposit Program offers Money Market Accounts and Online Savings Accounts, along with a full range of CDs and IRA CDs through Discover Bank. When considering a new account, always ask: ● Where can I get the best money market rates? ● How many transactions can I make each month? ● When is the interest […]Read more
Tips to Save on Insurance for 2014
Have you made any resolutions for 2014? A common resolution for many people is to save more money throughout the year. As we head into the new year, now’s the time to take action on your resolutions. Here are a few ways to save money on your car and home insurance: CAR INSURANCE SAVINGSShop aroundRates […]Read more
Into the Wild
By Darcy Grimes When you think of an African safari do you imagine roaming the vast African savannahs holding your breath as you anxiously await that chance encounter with the wild? Do you assume that viewing the “Big Five” is guaranteed or that you may come home with only two of those animals checked off […]Read more
Almost Stranded in Canada!
When the Lyons’ passport cards didn’t allow them to fly home fromCanada, Mr. Lyons’ son called the AAA Matthews office, which quickly came up with a solution in getting them a transfer from Quebec City to Montreal upon disembarkation. With a car rental from Montreal to Burlington, VT and rebooked flights home, the couple were […]Read more