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AAA Go Magazine Giveaways!

#GoWithGo Photo Contest! Take Go Magazine on vacation and you could win a $300 AAA gift certificate! Send your picture to GoGiveaways@AAACarolinas.com along with your...

What’s your travel Style?

  We all have a favorite way to vacation. Some travelers like to be pampered. Others thrive on outdoor exploration. Many enjoy expanding their knowledge...

Top 10 Travel Experiences for 2020

by Cortney Fries From Cajun cooking to electric bike tours, there’s sensational scenery to explore, tasty foods to try and oodles of inspiration for your...

A Weekend in the Heart of North Carolina

By Vanessa Infanzon In between North Carolina’s mountains and beaches is the heart of the state. It encompasses nine towns in Randolph County. It’s also...

Traveler

Picture Perfect Safari

What nature lover hasn't longed to visit Kenya's game parks and private reserves, seeing the big five — lions,...

Immortal Greece

Like one of mythology’s ancient heroes, the Hellenic Republic beats the odds to triumph as a top vacation destination. Not to be flippant, but bankruptcy...

Scenic Route: Athens to Olympia

Two-thousand-year-old temples and Byzantine art. Vengeful mythological characters and heavenly Mediterranean islands. Greece has long found its way onto travelers’ bucket lists. From ancient...

Cities We Love: Carmel by-the-Sea

Considered one of the most romantic places in the world, (Travel + Leisure readers voted it No. 3 after Paris and Venice) Carmel is...

The Two Faces of Canada

With its vibrant cities, natural wonders and two distinct — French and British — heritages, Eastern Canada makes a rich travel experience.  Both the French...

Latest News

Cities We Love: Vancouver, Canada

By Laura Del Rosso Whether you're arriving by land or by sea, it doesn't take long to see why Vancouver, B.C., is considered one of...

Four C’s of Cozumel

Leave winter behind for the island of Cozumel and soak up Mexico’s golden sunshine. Rimmed with white sand beaches, graceful palm trees and the deep...

Because Someday I’ll Visit the Holy Land

by Laura Del Rosso As the sacred home to three great religions, the Holy Land can be deeply moving to explore as millennia of antiquity...

Variety is the Spice of Life

With the daily routines of life and work, it’s often easy to quell our sense of adventure. Whether it’s traveling to a far-flung locale...

Living the Dream

By Kristy Tolley After raising her two children and managing a busy family life, Vicki Balk decided was time to pursue a career change. “I...

Insurance

Medicare Annual Election Period Is in Full Swing

Fall is the time of year when you should review your Medicare Coverage.  If you have Original Medicare, Medicare...

Saving for Retirement: Best Options for Your Golden Years

There are many ways we can save for our retirement.  Do not make the mistake of thinking that your...

Share The Road: 18 Wheelers

Sharing the road with an 18-wheeler is always a little unnerving.  Although these big-rig drivers are highly trained professionals, the...

Ridesharing Rules: Make Sure You Are Properly Covered

At AAA, our commitment to our customers and their safety is paramount. We are passionate about educating our members about insurance-related...

Just Picked: A Look at the Best Farmers Markets in the Carolinas

The farmers market is such a wonderful place to visit. With more than 200 markets in North Carolina and more than 50...

Car Care

Night-time Driving Safety Tips

Several factors can affect your ability to drive safely at night. Poor night vision can be a sign of aging or a serious condition...

HOW TO: Care for Vehicle Rentals

If you are looking to rent a car for business or pleasure, there are a few things you should know about procedures, insurance, and...

Tips for Going Green on the Road

You don't necessarily have to drive a hybrid or an electric car to Go Green with your vehicle. With Earth Day around the corner, you...

Must Read

Go Explore: Get Jazzy in Cheraw, S.C.

Though small, picturesque Cheraw, South Carolina had an oversized impact on the world of jazz. Jazz great John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie was born here...

Take Me to the River

Zipping along the San Antonio River on a bike wasn’t exactly how I’d expect to spend my first few hours in San Antonio,...

Remember The Alamo

When people visit San Antonio, they remember the Alamo. They flock in long lines to the two original remaining scarred stone structures, now hallowed...

A Virginia Surprise

Newport News takes its place among the commonwealth’s wide array of historical, cultural and recreational treasures. By Monica Reid Olson Virginia has a mind-boggling abundance of...

AAA Dip Courses

  The AAA Driver Improvement Program was first developed in 1977 when it became evident that there was a need for informational and behavioral programming...

Technician Spotlight: Jon Lucas

The world-class service you receive at AAA Car Care Carolinas is all thanks to our world-class technicians like Jon Lucas. In this technician spotlight,...

Lifestyle Magazine

Be picky when deciding on repairs before selling your vehicle

If you are selling your vehicle, which repairs should you make and which should you skip? Because you are selling, you don't want to pour a lot of money into repairs, but certain repairs may be necessary and will help...

Amazing April Discounts

While the weather was pretty mild this winter, we can’t help getting a case of spring fever. With flowers blooming and birds chirping, things...

UPS Store Savings

It’s a busy time of year for gift giving and shipping. Whether it’s printing holiday cards and labels, or making sure gifts are properly...

Beale Street Music Festival in Downtown Memphis

Hello 2017! Memphis in May International Festival was named to Fest300, FuseTV, and Travel+Leisure’s best festivals lists in 2016 and will take place May 5th...

2017 Mazda CX-5 Improves the Best Seller

Mazda’s CX-5 is the brand’s best selling vehicle, accounting for one-third of all Mazda’s sold, and major improvements have been made to the 2017...

AAA Travel

AAA Vacations: The Galapagos

Can’t decide between a tropical trip on shores or aboard a ship? Do both with the AAA Vacation to Quito, Guayaquil and the Galapagos...

Top post-graduation trips to take

Graduating from college is a gargantuan accomplishment. It is also one of the few times in your life you have the freedom to choose what...

Family Vacation, Part 2: Finding Your Destination

Narrowing in on the perfect family vacation destination can seem overwhelming when you want to please so many people. But don’t worry, because you...

Under-vacationed Carolinians!

Under-vacationed Carolinians! Did you know that in 2016 alone more than 16,635,000 vacation days went unused by North Carolinians and more than 8,827,000 by South...

Cha Ching! AAA Provides Currency Options for Traveling

When traveling abroad, you will need foreign currency.  The ubiquity of ATM's across the world has made the exchange much easier, but their presence...

Agent Tales: Amanda McDeavitt

We occasionally highlight our extraordinary employees and give you a glimpse of their insights into the best places to travel and the power of...

Membership

Traffic Safety Legislation Wins

The North Carolina legislature has been busy with traffic safety related delegation this session. Two notable new bills have passed, benefitting North Carolinian motorists:...

Road to BBQ, Part 2: Next Stop, Lexington

Barbecue is delicious year-round, but there’s something about fall that makes it taste that much better. Maybe it’s the chill in the air, the...

Awards Season: What They Wore and How to Recreate It On a Budget

It’s that time of year again—for award show viewing parties, where friends gather to eat finger foods and judge celebrity fashion choices.   On a night...

Give back during National Volunteer Week

Mark your calendar – the week of April 10 is important. National Volunteer Week is the signature event planned annually by Points of Light, the...

More AAA

Looking Fresh After a Flight

Ensuring that you look top notch after a flight starts before you even head to the airport. In the 24 to 48 hours before...

Lavish in Las Vegas

The “sin city” image is so yesterday; today’s Vegas is all about luxury. If there’s one place whose very name evokes excess, surely that place...

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Baby Boomers: Giving Back

Baby Boomers are changing the face of aging.   They’re living longer than previous generations, and they’re using that time wisely by staying active, traveling, starting...

Africa’s Great Migration

The Great Migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on Earth, when more than a million wildebeest—along with hundreds of thousands of...

The Effects of Summer Heat on Your Car

Summer's extreme heat can take a toll on you and it can also wreak havoc on your car. What can you do to lessen the...

Escape to the Sea in Maine

The luxurious Inn by the Sea is located on a mile of sandy beach in the charming coastal town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, just...

Carolinas

Member Spotlight: David Ankin

AAA Member Spotlight If you’ve seen the hit show “ToyMakerz,” you’re familiar with AAA Carolinas Member, David Ankin. A former stuntman, Ankin performed for the...

Christmas on the Coast

Festive flotillas, impressive lights and a chowder crawl all add to the sweet Southern charm of the holidays along the coast.   Crystal Coast, N.C. Play  The southern...

Go Explore: Pinehurst, N.C.

Showcasing Exceptional Equines Horse lovers visiting Pinehurst Harness Track never know if they might be witnessing the workout of a future big-money winner. A winter training...

Vacation Guide

AAA Carolinas Vacation Guide CHARLESTON, S.C. There’s a reason–many reasons, in fact–why Charleston is considered one of the best travel destinations in the world. For years...