Gas, batteries, tires—use your AAA membership to get generous car discounts on parts, accessories and service
Need an oil change? How about some new tires? And, who wouldn’t love to save on gas?
We all know AAA Washington members love their cars. But did you know that, as a AAA member, you qualify for numerous car discounts?
Here are just a few member car discounts that will keep your ride in shape.
1. Auto Parts
Need some new seat covers or set of wipers? If you’re doing some tinkering and updates on your ride, check out NAPA Auto Parts first. You can save 10% off and earn reward points on most parts and accessories that are sold in participating stores.
Tip: It’s easy to change your wiper blades—and doing it yourself also saves money. Set a reminder to replace wiper blades in spring and fall.
2. AAA Batteries
You can pick up a high quality, AAA-branded battery at NAPA Auto Parts centers, and get $22 off. You’ll also find discounted batteries at AAA approved auto repair facilities.
Tip: Did you know that all AAA members get free battery testing? In many locations in Washington, AAA will come to your home or office, test your battery, starter and charging systems. And, if your battery needs to be replaced, you can buy a AAA battery with a three-year warranty on the spot, and we’ll install it. AAA will also recycle your old battery at no cost. Get a new membership here.
3. Car insurance
By joining AAA Washington, you’ve already demonstrated a concern for road safety. AAA’s partner insurance companies have taken notice by offering up to an 8% discount on standard car insurance for AAA members. So, don’t forget to take advantage of this membership perk. Call a AAA insurance agent today and ask about a car insurance discounts.
Does your car need new tires? At Discount Tire, AAA Washington members get $10 off each of its “Better” and “Best” brands. Plus, you can take advantage of other free services offered by Discount Tire, such as flat tire repair, tire inspections and rotations.
Yes, gas prices are still high, especially in Washington state. But, as a AAA Washington member, you can save 5 cents on every fill-up at Shell stations around the state and country, plus save 30 cents a gallon on your first fill-up. All you’ll need to do is join Shell’s Fuel Rewards program. So, take advantage as a AAA member and start saving at the pump.
6. Oil Changes
A wise person once said that the secret to a healthy, long-living car is regular oil changes. AAA Washington members can save 15% off the total invoice at participating Valvoline locations in Washington and Idaho.
Tip: Planning a road trip? Why not leave the car at home and ride in style in a sleek, easy-to-drive camper van? AAA members qualify for a 20% discount on a Cabana rental using the offer code AAACABANA.
7. Truck Canopies
Looking for a slick lid for your truck bed? You can get $50 off at Kanopy Kingdom when making combined purchases of $500 or more. Get a car discount on canopies, lids, racks, bed liners and more.
8. Trailer Hitches
If you need to add a trailer hitch, you can save 15% off the regular price on all in-store items at Torklift Center. The company specializes in trailer hitch installation on any type of vehicle, welding and custom fabrication, trailer parts, truck accessories and more.
9. Roof Racks
Planning to tote around a bike, kayak or your camping gear? AAA members get a 10% discount at Rack N Road Vehicle Outfitters. You can also use the discount on cargo boxes, bike/ski racks, trailers and hitches, car camping equipment, car accessories and more.
Tip: If you’re going out of town or your car is in the shop, don’t forget to check AAA discounts on car rentals. Dollar Rent a Car, Hertz Car Rental and Thrifty Car Rental all offer generous savings for AAA Washington members.
10. Detailing and Car Washes
Does your car need some love and attention? Get it hand cleaned, detailed and waxed at Final Touch Detail, and save 15% off the regular price. In select Seattle neighborhoods, Bellevue and surrounding areas, the company will do the detailing at your location.
AAA members can also get a 10% to 15% discount on a car wash at any participating affiliates of the Puget Sound Car Wash Association. Save money, and have your car looking like it did when it first rolled off the dealer’s lot.
As you can see, there are many AAA car discounts that can help you save money. Plus, don’t forget to check out discounts on hotels, restaurants, car rentals, tickets and more before you head out on the road.
Find more perks of a AAA Washington membership here.
—Written by AAA Washington staff
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