Your AAA Magazine June 2018

Get ready for summer with this issue of Your AAA Magazine. Seek ultimate relaxation on a lazy river ride through Portugal. Hit the road to celebrate the Fourth of July in one of five patriotic places in the Northeast. Prep your car for the ride with our maintenance tips. Find a warm-weather oasis in your own backyard with fresh ideas for preparing your garden-grown tomatoes, tons of health and safety advice for all your favorite summer activities and much more. Enjoy!

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Finding Treasures Along Portugal’s River of Gold

Portugal is having a moment. The westernmost country on the European continent, home to explorers who led the Age of Discovery, has been luring world travelers to its own shores...

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Five Northeast Road Trips for a Fantastic Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is a birthday bash for America that everyone’s invited to attend, and some Northeast communities go all out in the name of freedom.

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A Head-to-Toe Guide for Your Warm-Weather Well-Being

You need to protect yourself from head to toe if you want to make the most of the year’s longest and warmest days. Here’s a quick primer.

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R.I. Ban on Hand-Held Devices Now in Effect

Drivers talking on hand-held phones in Rhode Island can be ticketed by police and fined up to a $100.

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Fresh Ideas for Preparing Your Garden-Grown Tomatoes

A summer garden staple like tomatoes can be used in so many ways other than just tossed in a salad. We reached out to AAA Diamond Rated restaurants for ideas.

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AAA Members Get Free ID Protection Services From Experian

One of the valuable benefits of being a AAA member is our free ID theft monitoring protection.

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Q&A: Does my auto insurance cover a rental car?

The best way to know for sure if your auto insurance coverage includes rentals is to speak with your insurance agent. He or she can explain how your coverage translates...

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Do You Know What Student Loans Pay For?

Many students wouldn’t be able to attend college without student loans. About 53 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 with bachelor’s degrees have outstanding student loan debt, according to...

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Enjoy Montreal No Matter Your Budget

The city where French and English mingle freely has something for visitors on any budget.

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The Skinny on Sunscreen

As you ponder sprays, sticks, lotions and gels with various UV levels and ingredients, there are a few key things you should know about sunscreen.

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Mind the Heat While You DIY

From simple spruce-ups around the house to major revamps, summer inspires DIY projects. Follow this advice to stay cool and safe while working outdoors.

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated During Exercise

There’s something about summer that sensitizes even Olaf, the snowman from “Frozen,” and sends him singing. But when the heat rolls in, it’s the beginning of our battle to balance...

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Protect Yourself From Heat Exhaustion

This summer, as the temperatures rise, be sure to pay attention to what your body is telling you.

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Splish and Splash Safely at the Swimming Pool

Don't let safety slip your mind when you and your family are at the pool this summer.

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Injury Prevention Tips for Backyard Trampolines

Any other tips for staying safe on the trampoline this summer? Let us know in the comments.  Click here for more on backyard risks and some tips on protecting yourself. ...

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Beware of Foodborne Illness

Whether it’s a picnic in a park, backyard barbecue or camping cookout, nothing spoils the ambiance of alfresco dining faster than food poisoning. Always practice safe cooking methods.

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Approach Road Construction Zones With Caution

Summer is a busy time for road construction, and AAA reminds motorists to use caution when approaching and driving through work zones. Plan Ahead Check for planned work-zone delays and...

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Look Who We Met at AAA

Paul Lee and Mimi Man, of Jericho, N.Y., recently visited the AAA Garden City branch to pick up an international driver’s permit before traveling to Japan. Lee said he likes...

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Choosing the Best Hotel for Your Travel Style

Before booking, consider these four factors to find a hotel that's right for you.

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Increase the Battery Life of Your Phone

Methods to make sure your phone battery stays alive and well throughout the day.

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You’ll Want to Rent a Luxury Car for These Road Trips

Ride in top-notch style on your next road trip. Here's how to rent a luxury car and where you should go in one.

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American Landmarks You Can’t Miss

Must-see sites that reveal the history and splendor of our country.

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Experience the Magic of the 1960s and Woodstock at Bethel Woods

The site of the Woodstock music festival is still groovy as ever.

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