How-To Tips & Tricks

AAA's Via Magazine helps you outsmart life's challenges at home and on the road. Browse all our how-to guides on topics including your car, home, and money.

How to Pack a Cooler for a Road Trip

Keep your food dry and safely chilled whether you’re going on a picnic or week-long trip.

Should You Downsize Your Home?

Discover the benefits of living smaller and follow these 5 steps to declutter and downsize your space.

5 Remote-Learning Tips for Parents

Re-create school at home this fall without adding stress.

10 Steps to Create an Estate Plan

These essential tasks take the mystery and stress out of making an estate plan.

How to Access AAA Services and Find Helpful Resources Right Now

How to get emergency roadside assistance, reschedule travel plans, renew a license or car registration, and other helpful information.

10 Ways to Save Water at Home

Simple habits and home upgrades can save thousands of gallons each year.

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Home

Prevent mice, ants, bedbugs, and more.

How to Safely Drive and Road Trip Right Now

Here are 6 tips for safer car travel during the coronavirus pandemic.

What Homeowners Need to Know About Termites

Learn how to prevent termites from entering your home and what to do if you find an infestation.

8 Things to Do This Summer

Here are 8 summer-season tips from AAA.

13 Ways to Organize Your Digital Life

Simplify your storage, protect your data, and reclaim your sanity.

How to Protect Yourself from a SIM Swapping Attack

Prevent your phone number from giving a thief access to your bank, email, social media, and other accounts.