Labor Day Road Trips and Tips

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The long Labor Day weekend is often people’s last chance to squeeze in a summer getaway. Gas prices tend to be lower in the southeast so many Carolinians take this opportunity to head out on a road trip. With destination inspiration, exclusive member savings and more, AAA has you covered for this year’s adventure.

Travel Ideas and Hotel Deals

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Places to Go

From exploring the beauty of St. Augustine to relaxing in the mountains of western North Carolina, you can discover many road-trip worthy destinations in Go Magazine.

Stay and Save

Whether you’re leaving the Carolinas or just escaping your house for a night, AAA Travel offers major savings on hotels across the country. We’ll help you find your ideal destination, secure a great rate on your hotel, and can even help get you there. Start planning today!

Car Tips and Savings

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Road Safety Tips

Last year there were more than 2,500 collisions on the road over Labor Day weekend resulting in 1,500 injuries. Make sure both you and your vehicle are ready for the increased traffic on the road with these safety tips.

Latest Gas Prices

We all have our go-to gas station at home, but it’s anyone’s guess where to stop when you’re on the road. Use our gas cost calculator to see how much you can expect to spend on your road trip and use the AAA app on iOS or Android to always find the lowest gas prices near you.

Save on Gas

AAA Members can save at least five cents per gallon (and often more) on every fill-up at Shell stations just by joining the Fuel Rewards® program. With over 13,500 locations, you’re bound to find one along your route. Sign up now to use your AAA Discount.

Car Care Checklist

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Make Your Car Road Trip Ready

Summer takes its toll on cars in multiple ways, and it’s important to make sure your vehicles are ready for the changing seasons. Whether you’re hitting the road for Labor Day or just closing out the summer driving season, be sure you’re ready with these car tips.

Save on Car Rentals

AAA Members can save up to 20% on rentals from Hertz plus get free use of a child safety seat, no charge for qualifying additional drivers, no age-differential fee for younger drivers ages 20-24, discounted Hertz NeverLost GPS rental and more! Book your ride now.
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