Move Better, Save More with BCAA's latest Membership10/10/2023
We all know living on the West Coast is a playground of exhilarating outdoor adventures, rich culture and community. It’s also true that life can be so expensive that we're searching ‘free things to do in BC’ in the final stretch before payday.
So, what's the best way to navigate life in this dreamworld of experiences and activities, rising costs and grocery bills? Real talk: we don’t have all the answers. But what we do have is a new BCAA Membership that’ll shave serious dollars off the cost of living your best BC life. This may not be the Membership for you, but it may well be the money-saving Membership for someone you know who’s just getting started or looking to save a little more. And when you do the math, it’s a no-brainer.
Introducing BCAA GO
It’s a long-held tradition in BC to give a young family member the gift of BCAA Membership as they fly the nest and set off on their journey into the big wide world. Back in the day, this was often bundled together with a first set of car keys – but we’re well aware that times have changed.
These days, British Columbians aged 20 to 34 own fewer vehicles than ever. As a result, they’re getting around differently – using car share, transit, bikes and walking. Different financial pressures are affecting young people. Inflation is through the roof and young British Columbians are dealing with a higher cost of living and rental prices like we’ve never seen before. It’s also kinder to our planet to travel more sustainably, and people want to have choices about how to get from A to B in a more eco-friendly way.
BCAA has been helping British Columbians move forward for 117 years (we’re practically fam!) and when the world evolves, we do too – just like we did when we introduced Evo Car Share and more recently Evolve E-Bike Share. Our new Membership, BCAA GO, is aimed at younger British Columbians, who likely don’t own a car and want to enjoy BC life to the fullest while saving along the way – helping them move better and save more.
For only $4 a month, we figure you can save over $1,000 a year. Here are a few ways you can get saving:
- Upsize your drink for free and save 10% on food at Blenz Coffee – that's about $3 in your pocket on every coffee run.
- Every time you grab a slice and a can of pop from Freshslice Pizza. You’ll pay $3 instead of $6 – BCAA GO is paying for itself already.
- Need some tech? You get up to 20% off at The Source. Save $20 on an eligible $100 purchase. That alone pays for five months of a BCAA GO Membership!
- Take yourself and a few buddies to the Canucks and you can get 30% off single game tickets. Now you’re saving hundreds and you’re waaaaaay up on the deal.
That’s before we even mention Evo and Shell discounts to keep you moving around BC in the most budget-friendly way possible. You'll be getting cash off everything from your everyday hustle to sweet perks and events. Go harder and save even more. Either way, for the price of a regular coffee, you can get a BCAA GO card in your wallet and start saving.
Breaking news: not everyone in BC owns a car. And pricing up that weekend getaway hits different when you start counting the costs of car rentals and gas prices. That’s why we’re taking the edge off getting around. That way you can keep the mood high when you’re behind the wheel and fully dial into that fire road trip playlist.
- Get a free Evo Membership, 60 free driving minutes and 10% off Evo driving rates – up to $80 in savings value per year.*
- Save 3¢/L on fuel and more at Shell – that's over $138 in savings per year.**
- Plus, get access to on-demand 24/7 Roadside Assistance – including bike assist if you ever need it.
There’s never going to be any complaints about having a few more bucks in your pocket. But BCAA GO is aiming to go the extra distance and cut the costs of some prime BC experiences. Still, don’t sleep on those low-key discounts. Saving on coffee and snacks is an everyday W.
- Save up to 30% on the everyday, experiences, travel, dining and more – savings partners include Blenz Coffee, The Canucks, Playland and the PNE Fair, Freshslice Pizza, The Source, Pacific Coastal Airlines and many more.
- Save up to 20% on the best perks Vancouver and Victoria have to offer with Evo Extras when you sign up for a FREE Evo Membership. Partners include Vessi, SPUD, Fresh Prep, Comor, Duer and many more.
- Earn up to 10% in CAA Dollars® when you shop online at your favourite brands.
Do it together
One of the things BCAA Members want most is to help our province become a better place – and we hear you. We believe in the power of community. That means bringing people together and moving British Columbians forward. Your BCAA GO Membership includes:
- Exclusive access to Member pop-up events at your favourite BC brands
We call these BCAA Member Days and they celebrate the many benefits of being a Member. To date we've given away free drinks at Blenz Coffee, free pizza at Freshslice Pizza, free movies at Landmark Cinemas, free ice cream at Marble Slab Creamery, and more!
- Reinvesting over $1,000,000 each year into community programs
This includes partnerships with organizations making a huge difference in all corners of our province, such as FireSmart BC, United Way BC and Hub Cycling. Find out more here.
Fall and winter fun times are already getting started. The Vancouver Canucks are in action and BCAA GO Members save up to 30% on select tickets online. The PNE Winter Fair Presented by BCAA is back and your BCAA GO card gets you 30% off passes online. It’s time to get planning those winter road trips to flex your snow sports skills. And it’s never too soon to start saving on everyday essentials.
Not a BCAA Member yet? Sign up for a BCAA GO Membership for $4 a month and save over $1,000 a year to keep you moving forward. Join now!
Or if you need more, go bigger with a Basic, Plus or Premier Membership with additional savings on BCAA insurance products and all our roadside assistance benefits.
Whatever fits your lifestyle BCAA has a Membership to help you move better and save more!
*Save up to $80 per year for BCAA GO Members, and unlimited savings for Basic, Plus, and Premier Members.
**Conditions apply. Visit www.bcaa.com/shell for full details.