It comes as no surprise that owning a car, and the associated hefty cost of parking in Greater New York, is often a deterrent for New Yorkers. If you find yourself picking public transportation to bypass this inconvenience – don’t! AAA (American Automobile Association) is thankfully changing the game.
If you don’t know what that is, it’s a membership that gives you access to great discounts across verticals like theme parks, cheap gas, cinema, hotels, leisure cruises, flights and much more, along with the road assistance benefits.
Special AAA New York Offers
If you’re already an AAA member, you know all of the above, but did you know you could avail these curated AAA offers in NYC?
1. Concorde Hotel – 20% Discount
Are you an AAA member visiting this business boutique hotel in Midtown East? You can get up to 20% off on your next stay. You’ll have to provide proof of your membership during check-in and prepare to enjoy the sights of legendary New York, at a much lesser price.
The Concorde is perfect for a work stay, with quiet, spacious rooms, luxurious bathing facilities, fast Wi-Fi and proximity to in-demand locations like WeWork Grand Central, 5th Avenue shopping, Rockefeller Center, and more.
2. Hard Rock Café – 10% Discount
AAA members can avail of a flat 10% discount on food, non-alcoholic drinks and more at all Hard Rock Café U.S. locations. You’ll also be eligible to special dining deals.
3. Papa John’s Pizza – 25% Discount
We guarantee when you’re in NYC, you’ll be eating a pizza slice at least once a day! And at Papa John’s Pizza, you can now enjoy an AAA promo code that gives you between 25% to 33% off regular menu prices by ordering online.
4. Shopping – Multiple Offers
Right after food, let’s address the next big NYC craving: shopping. If you’re an AAA member, good news – you don’t even need a gift certificate or code to redeem your offers! Simply show your AAA card to unlock 10% off your purchase of $40 at any Payless ShoeSource store, while New York & Company stores give you a 25% discount (outlets offer discounts of 10%).
5. Rental Car Discounts
Too much of a drive up north to take your own car to New York City? No problem. AAA gives you up to 20% off on rental cars from Hertz, Thrifty Car Rental and Dollar Rent A Car.
6. AAA TripTik Travel Planner
We bet you didn’t know there was a whole app dedicated to finding the best-rated hotels and restaurants in AAA’s catalog! Download TripTik Travel Planner to get point-to-point directions and navigation, avoid traffic congestion, access trip planning resources, find the best gas prices on the road (regularly updated), and much more.
7. Airport Parking
This one’s going to save you a ton of money if you’re driving up to New York. Forget about one big expense on this trip – airport parking – because AAA gives you savings of up to 25% on parking locations near the airport.