MA Press Release List

PLAN YOUR VACATION NOW WITH GREAT TRAVEL DEALS AAA TRAVEL MARKETPLACE

February 15th, 2019

AAA Travel Marketplace, New England’s largest consumer travel show, is celebrating its 16th anniversary with special savings at Gillette Stadium on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Cruises, tours, theme parks and top vacation destinations are some of the options from more than 100 vendors who will be on site, ready to help book your next trip. From winter escapes to summer vacations to trips of a lifetime, AAA has options for you. Destinations like the Caribbean, Alaska, Italy, Ireland, Peru, China, or Hawaii are ju...Read More


THE FINEST IN DINING – AAA ANNOUNCES 2019 FIVE AND FOUR DIAMOND RESTAURANTS

February 14th, 2019

AAA’s experienced and independent inspectors annually visit and approve more than 32,000 restaurants across North America. Only 67 hotels, 0.2 percent of the total, receive AAA’s highest rating of Five Diamonds, while just another 656 properties, or 2.1 percent, receive the Four Diamond award.             AAA Northeast is pleased to announce that 14 restaurants in Massachusetts are being honored in 2019, with three receiving the prestigious Five Diamond recog...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN FIVE CENTS, SAYS AAA

February 11th, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down five cents this week, and are the lowest prices locally in 18 months, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s February 11 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.34 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is seven cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.27. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was twenty-two cents higher at $2.56.   “The northeast continues to have some of the stro...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN ONE CENT, SAYS AAA

February 4th, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down one cent this week, and have fallen every week since late October of last year, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s February 4 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.39 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is fourteen cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.25. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was fourteen cents higher at $2.53.   “Increased demand, likely due to consum...Read More


THE BEST OF THE BEST – AAA ANNOUNCES 2019 FIVE AND FOUR DIAMOND HOTELS

January 31st, 2019

AAA’s experienced and independent inspectors annually visit and approve more than 27,000 hotels across North America. Only 121 hotels, 0.4 percent of the total, receive AAA’s highest rating of Five Diamonds, while just another 1,722 properties, or 6.3 percent, receive the Four Diamond award.             AAA Northeast is pleased to announce that 55 hotels in Massachusetts are being honored in 2019, with three receiving the prestigious Five Diamond recognition....Read More


STILL TIME TO PREPARE VEHICLES FOR COLD WEATHER

January 29th, 2019

The season’s third cold spell arrives starting Wednesday, and while it won’t reach the level of the historic cold descending upon the Midwest, the frigid temperatures here in southern New England will last into the weekend and challenge vehicle batteries when motorists jump inside their cars and turn the key, says AAA Northeast. “During last week’s brutal cold snap, we saw a significant spike in calls from members with battery problems,” said Mary Maguire, Director of Public and Legislative Affairs at AAA...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN ONE CENT, SAYS AAA

January 28th, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down one cent this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s January 28 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.40 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is fourteen cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.26. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was ten cents higher at $2.50.   “While half the country saw price increases last week, states in the northeast continue to see small but...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN THREE CENTS, SAYS AAA

January 21st, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down three cents this week, and are already 12 cents lower than at the start of the year, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s January 21 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.41 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is seventeen cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.24. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was ten cents higher at $2.51.   “If demand remains seasonally low amid...Read More


More Than Half a Million Crashes Occur In Winter Weather

January 18th, 2019

Dangerous winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. About 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter. AAA encourages drivers to be vigilant when hitting the road this winter and to always stay prepared by carrying an emergency roadside kit in your vehicle. “Winter weather is forecast for this weekend, and there are a dispropo...Read More


GAS PRICES DOWN FIVE CENTS, SAYS AAA

January 14th, 2019

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down five more cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s January 14 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.44 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is twenty cents higher than the national average for regular unleaded of $2.24. A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was seven cents higher at $2.51.   “The price of crude oil has been slowly increasing this year, but unlike some parts of the countr...Read More