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Get the most out of fall with our Changing Seasons Checklist!

As the warm glow of summer sun begins to fade into the cool breeze of autumn, there’s nothing more important than being ready for fall. Don’t wait till the toques and parkas come out to get on top of the changing seasons. Stay one step ahead of the game with our handy checklist.

From doing the smart things to protect your car, home and yard from the chilly temperatures to come, to getting hold of the harvest’s tastiest treats from our BCAA Rewards Partners, we’ve got it planned out.

And get ready to raise the roof with our exclusive Member deal of up to 30% off single game tickets to watch the Vancouver Canucks go for a long-awaited playoff run (fingers crossed!)

It’s time to tick off all these fall activities and more in our Changing Seasons Checklist.

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Get your car prepped

Fall is a crucial time to get your vehicle ready for winter, especially since many BC highways require winter tires and chains after October 1st (we’re looking at you, Yellowhead, Sea to Sky, and Coquihalla).

First up, beat the rush and get winter road ready. Some of the most common calls for BCAA Road Assistance during winter are for dead batteries and tires being flat, underinflated, having poor tread or being in poor condition. Be the boss of winter driving by doing the following:

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Fun fall activities you can enjoy at a discount

Once your car is prepped, hit the road to one of many BC fall events and activities where your BCAA Membership gives you a ton of discounts, like the below:

BCAA Members save 55% on tickets to Fall Home Show

Inside and out, get your home ready for fall and winter

Fall is all about transitions and being ready for what winter will throw at you. Use these crisp sunny days to get your home fixed up and maintained now. Here are:

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Take a scenic drive to see BC’s fall colours

The one thing that really stands out about fall are all of those colours. To see the trees at their finest, there’s no better time for a road trip in beautiful BC. Here are:

Before you go, check (and top up) your BCAA Car Insurance and link your BCAA Membership card to the Shell App to instantly save 3c per litre on fuel when using Shell EasyPay™.

October 20 is the Great British Columbia ShakeOut – make sure you’re earthquake ready

It’s not something that we ever want to think about but, at this time of year, earthquake preparation is really important. While nature can be unpredictable, there are valuable things you can do to help protect your family and home.

It’s easy to learn the essential earthquake drill: Drop, cover and hold on. Get in some practice by registering for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut at 10:20am on Thursday October 20th and learn about our new partnership with the BC Earthquake Alliance.

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Have a safe and happy Halloween

It’s one of the most fun times of year, and we 100% expect to see a lot of Top Gun costumes this Halloween. Make it a great, safe night for your little Maverick, She-Hulk or Dr. Strange by checking out:

There you go, loads of ways to enjoy the greatest season of (f)all in BC. Wherever you roam this autumn, take BCAA along for all your life’s journeys! With the BCAA Mobile App by your side you'll not only find great Member exclusive savings near you but you'll be able to get faster access to Roadside Assistance in case of the unexpected. Download the app today!