New AAA Mobile App Gives Access to AAA Services

AAA’s newest app, AAA Mobile, bundles services for drivers, such as mapping and gas price comparison, as well as member-exclusive benefits including roadside assistance and discounts. The new app is free and is available for iPhone and Android-compatible devices. It combines the AAA Discounts, TripTik® Mobile and Roadside apps into one app, creating the perfect …

TourBook Guides, Then and Now

Alongside continued developments in auto manufacturing and road travel, the AAA TourBook series has come a long way since its modest beginnings. As motorists warmed to improvements like electric ignition and paved highways, road travel thrived, creating a demand for touring information. And as traveler accommodations continued to grow, the need for more and varied …

Refinery Issues keep West Coast Pump Prices well above National Average

“Retail gas prices on the West Coast are close to and in some cases above historic highs. While the rest of the country is enjoying falling gas prices, they continue to rise in this region. The national average for regular unleaded loses four cents this week to $3.64, while Oregon’s statewide average gains three cents …

Travel Like an Insider

Imagine dining at a local family home or unique venue like a traditional farmhouse in Ireland or a family-owned olive grove estate in Tuscany. Perhaps joining a chef in the south of France for a cookery class and helping prepare a lunch of fresh local produce. Trafalgar is passionate about travel and, with 65 years …

Winter Driving Quiz

Find out how ready for winter weather you are with this winter driving quiz. The worst of winter is ahead. So it’s about time you made sure that you—and your car—can handle any driving situation Mother Nature throws your way. Evaluate your behind-the-wheel knowledge by answering True or False. 1. All-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive cars are …

Credit Card Disputes: Know Your Rights and Obligations

One of the benefits of paying for goods and services by credit card is having the ability, under certain circumstances, to dispute a charge. Consumers who are not satisfied with a product or service can contact their credit card company regarding the possibility of having the item credited back to their accounts. MasterCard and Visa have …

Ken Burns’ Civil War Tour Goes Beyond the Battlefields

A private viewing at the National Archives of our nation′s founding documents, which both established a new country and propelled it towards the war that almost destroyed it… An exclusive visit to a Civil War-era farmhouse that was commandeered for use as a battlefield hospital, and today still shows evidence of the 750+ soldiers who …