August 17th, 2012 by admin
Members are eligible for savings on a new wardrobe, school supplies, dorm décor, computers and more
ORLANDO, Fla., August 17, 2012 – Families with children in grades K-12 will spend an average of $688.62 on apparel, school supplies and electronics, according to the National Retail Federation. New clothes, school supplies and electronics can help get students excited for the academic year, but these supplies can be very costly. AAA members shopping with Show Your Card & Save® partners can save on everything from crayons to dorm room décor, as well as laptops, clothing and prescription eye glasses.
“Prepping for the new school year can put a strain on household budgets,” said Gail Acebes, director, AAA Partnership Programs. “AAA wants to remind members that the same card in their wallet that offers the security of roadside assistance can lead to substantial savings on everything needed for a successful academic year.”
AAA members can save on back-to-school shopping at many retailers including:
- DELL®: Up to 10, 20, 30 percent or more on select items
- New York & Company: 15 percent off regular priced clothing
- Sprint: 10 percent off monthly service plan and waived activation fee on all new line activations on select plans.
- Target.com: 10 dollars off online purchase of 100 dollars or more
- Payless ShoeSource®: 10 percent off regularly priced shoes and accessories
- Reebok: 20 percent off with free shipping to U.S. addresses when shopping online at AAA.com/reebok
- Sylvan Learning : 50 percent off Sylvan Skills Assessment,15 percent off tuition of a Sylvan program and one month free subscription to SylvanMathPrep.com
- LensCrafters®, Pearle Vision®, Sears Optical®, Target Optical®: members receive 30 percent off complete pairs of eyewear, sunglasses and accessories
Additionally, Show Your Card & Save discounts are available at popular outlets including Tanger Outlet Centers®, Reebok® and Rockport® Outlet Stores, Gap Outlet and Banana Republic Factory Outlet Stores. AAA members can find even more savings from brands like K-Mart, Kohls, Office Max, Shoes.com and more when they visit AAA.com/specialoffers.
Visit AAA.com/discounts for details, a full listing of offers and restrictions. AAA members can easily find their way to savings by downloading the AAA Mobile app, available for iPhone and Android compatible devices. The free, GPS-based “app” displays retail locations of AAA Show Your Card & Save partners near user locations.
Last year, members saved more than $1.5 billion by taking advantage of AAA/CAA discounts including those available through the Show Your Card & Save® program for an average member savings of $102. AAA’s Show Your Card & Save program is one of the largest member discount programs in the world offering more than 164,000 locations for savings worldwide including 110,000 retail locations in North America and popular online retailers. Visit AAA.com/discounts for a complete list of retailers and offers.
As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 53 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
September 18th, 2009 by admin
Orlando, Fla., September 18, 2009
Exams can indentify early signs of serious health conditions
Whether you are a college student having trouble seeing the front of the classroom, someone who wears corrective lenses or are fortunate not to be experiencing vision problems an annual eye exam can complement your wellness routine. Many people wait until they experience a problem to schedule an appointment, but they may be missing an opportunity to gather important information about their health. AAA members save 30 percent* on eye exams and if necessary an additional 30 percent on a complete pair of eyeglasses at LensCrafters, Sears Optical, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical.
Health professionals say comprehensive eye exams can detect the early signs of serious health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure and the onset of eye diseases including glaucoma and macular degeneration. In turn, early diagnosis of these diseases contributes to more successful treatment.
An eye exam gives the doctor an unobstructed view of blood vessels in the eye, allowing the doctor to see early signs of diabetes. If diabetes is left untreated, eye diseases such as retinopathy (damage to the retina), cataract (clouding of eye lens) and glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye) could develop, blurring vision and eventually leading to blindness.
The American Diabetes Association reports that there are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States who have diabetes. While an estimated 17.9 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, unfortunately, 5.7 million people (or nearly one quarter) are unaware they are diabetic.
As we age, there is also greater risk for serious, sight-threatening conditions and these issues can affect driving. Problems may cause a gradual decline in vision and many individuals may not even be aware of this at the onset. To maintain healthy eyes, detect other possible medical conditions and retain clear vision AAA recommends making eye exams part of your wellness routine. Visit AAA.com/discounts for details on savings available to AAA members and to locate a participating location near you.
AAA’s Show Your Card & Save program is the largest member discount program in the world offering more than 164,000 locations for savings worldwide including 110,000 retail locations in North American and popular online retailers including Target.com, Shoes.com, FTD.com and more. Visit AAA.com/discounts for a complete list of retailers and offers.
As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 51 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
During Tough Economic Times Remember Your Health – Save with Your AAA Membership on Necessities from Prescriptions to Eyeglasses
March 2nd, 2009 by admin
Orlando, Fla., March 2, 2009
Make a New Year’s Resolution to focus on health by using the benefits of the world’s largest member discount program
Over 2.6 million American jobs were lost in 2008, and many of those currently unemployed also find themselves without vital medical benefits. Many more also start the New Year in dire financial situations; forced to make difficult decisions on where to make cuts in household budgets. Unfortunately, some people may consider cuts in areas that will affect their long-term health and wellness. AAA’s Show Your Card & Save® program can ease the present financial difficulties with savings on products and services that are crucial to health including prescription medications, eyeglasses and fitness equipment.
AAA members can save an average of 24 percent on all prescriptions at more than 59,000 participating pharmacies nationwide. This discount also applies to prescriptions for furry family members that can be filled at a traditional pharmacy and lifestyle drugs typically not covered by insurance. Additional savings are available for mail order prescriptions. AAA prescription savings is not insurance and savings are only available at participating pharmacies. For more information and to obtain a free Prescription Savings card visit AAA.com/prescriptions or call 1-866-AAA-SAVE (1-866-222-7283).
“Most AAA members are aware of the savings their AAA membership offers on travel services, but during these difficult economic times AAA membership is a necessity for many families grappling with some very difficult financial decisions,” said Tom Wilt, managing director of AAA Partnership Programs. “There is nothing more important than your family’s health and well-being and these savings will stretch your household budget.”
Many other Show Your Card and Save partners offer products to improve your health. AAA members who wear eyeglasses can often pay for the cost of AAA membership with the savings offered at LensCrafters, Pearle Vision Sears Optical, and Target Optical. Your AAA membership card will save 20 percent at Reebok and Rockport outlets which offer a full line of fitness gear; fitness and outdoor equipment can be found at AAA.com/Target.com with a ten percent discount; and get a 15 percent discount on GNC online orders placed through www.AAA.com/shopnow.
AAA’s Show Your Card & Save program is the largest member discount program in the world offering more than 160,000 locations for savings worldwide including 110,000 retail locations in North American and popular online retailers including Target.com, BarnesandNoble.com, FTD.com and more. Through the program AAA members saved 2.1 billion dollars last year. Visit AAA.com/discounts for a complete list of retailers and offers.
As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 51 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at www.AAA.com