9 things you might not realise AAA will help you with

Mark Makela/ReutersAAA members can get discounts on a large number of products and services, including food and clothing.

  • AAA is known for providing members with roadside assistance.
  • But the travel organisation offers members a range of additional benefits.
  • They include travel booking, loans, and discounts on a wide array of products and services.
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The travel organisation AAA is known for providing members with services they can use if something goes wrong with their car. AAA memberships include a range of car-related services, like flat-tire replacement, battery jump-starts, and fuel deliveries for cars that run out of gas.

But emergency auto services are just one of the many benefits AAA offers. Members also get access to travel booking, loans, and discounts on a wide array of products and services.

These are nine things you might not realise you can get with a AAA membership.

Transportation for broken bikes

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesThe service is available for AAA Northeast members.

Transportation services for broken bicycles are available to members of AAA Northeast, which covers Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and New York.

AAA Northeast members can receive two bicycle service calls per year, though the service is not available to AAA members in other regions.

Identity-theft protection

Kathryn Osler/The Denver Post via Getty ImagesThe service is called ProtectMyID.

AAA offers an identity-protection service, ProtectMyID, that helps members identify or address the consequences of identity theft. The service has three tiers; the first is free to members and the second two have a monthly fee, provide more insurance against identity theft, and monitor a wider range of member information.

Driving lessons

Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty ImagesThe AAA Driving School.

AAA members can receive driving lessons through the AAA Driving School. The organisation also offers defensive-driving classes members can take to receive insurance discounts.

Travel services

DeltaReceive travel discounts through AAA.

AAA members can book hotels, flights, cars, cruises, and vacation packages – some of which include perks or discounts – on AAA’s website.

Shopping discounts

Mark Makela/ReutersThere is a long list of participating companies.

AAA members can get discounts on a large number of products and services, including movie tickets, food, and clothing. Participating companies include Office Depot, HP, and AMC Theatres.


Larry Downing/ReutersHave AAA help you with applying for a variety of loans.

AAA members can apply for auto,home, and student loans from the organisation.


Michael Heim/EyeEm/Getty ImagesHave AAA help you with your insurance.

AAA also sells auto, home, life, small business, and dental insurance.

Credit cards

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesUse AAA cards for benefits.

AAA has a branded Visa credit card that offers extra reward points for some travel and AAA-related spending.

Passport photos

Nuangthong/ShutterstockGet a free passport photo.

Members of AAA’s premium tiers can receive free passport photos, while other members can get them for a fee.

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