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Rule the road: How AAA members can save money & road trip smarter
Road tripping is usually thought of as a cheaper alternative to other kinds of travel, but expenses can add up fast even in your own car. AAA can help you save money on your next family road trip—from the first mile to the last. 1. Fill up with Shell Fuel Rewards® ... AAA members who enroll in the Fuel Rewards Program can save at least 5 cents per gallon (up to 20 gallons) at participating Shell stations. Getting the discount couldn’t be easier: Once you’ve registered online, enter your phone number at the gas pump or in-store before filling up to automatically apply the discount. Learn more about Shell Fuel Rewards ... or charge up with EVgo AAA members road tripping in an electric car can take advantage of savings on EVgo's standard charging rates. That means no monthly membership or session fees to use any one of more than 800 EVgo fast charging locations across 35 states. Learn more about AAA savings with EVgo 2. Brake for fun—and discounts Every good road trip in
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Fun things to do this summer
An editor-curated list of the best fairs, festivals, events, and other things to do in Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
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Things to Do
7 family-friendly campgrounds in Virginia
For some fun this summer, how about packing up your car, bike, or RV to visit one of Virginia’s family-friendly campgrounds? These outdoor vacation spots offer plenty of scenic vistas, fresh air, and on-site attractions for the whole family, plus they’re a more frugal alternative to pricey hotels.
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve has glitz and off-road cred
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve abounds with high-end appointments but has serious off-road capability.
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Insurance & Financial
Why you need rental reimbursement coverage
If you depend on your car for daily activities, you might want to include rental reimbursement coverage in your auto insurance policy.
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Fun things to do in Southern California: June–August
An editor-curated list of the best fairs, festivals, events, and other things to do in Southern California and beyond.
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Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit has the best beach towns you’ve never heard of
Riviera Nayarit—relatively undeveloped and largely undiscovered—is a refreshing contrast to more frequented Mexican destinations such as Puerto Vallarta and its megaresorts to the south or Cancún on the country’s east coast.
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