AAA Texas Helps Parents Prepare Students for School, Membership Offers Discounts on Supplies and More

(Irving, TX) – Back-to-school usually means back to the stores.  As students get ready for the start of classes, many parents must purchase school supplies and new clothing for their students.  According to the Texas Comptroller’s office, the state’s annual tax-free weekend is scheduled for Fri., Aug., 9 and runs through Sun., Aug. 11, 2013.  AAA Texas Members also shopping with Show Your Card & Save® partners can save on everything from pencils to laptop computers to new wardrobes.   

Many families are looking for ways to get clothes and supplies on a budget as they get their kids ready for the new school year.  Smart shoppers will take advantage of discounts to stretch back-to-school budgets.

“Many Texas families are very budget conscious as they prepare for the expense of getting their children ready for the new school year,” said Rhonda Wilson, AAA Texas Vice President Branch Operations.  “AAA Texas is pleased to offer Members savings on the items needed to ensure a successful school year.”

The Texas Comptroller has a complete list of items that qualify for the tax-free exemption: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/.  Visit www.AAA.com/discounts for details on available discounts and a complete list of retailers and offers.

AAA’s Show Your Card & Save program is the largest member discount program in the world offering more than 164,000 locations for savings worldwide including 110,000 retail locations in North America and popular online retailers. AAA Texas can be visited on the Internet at www.AAA.com.  Follow AAA Texas on Twitter: @AAATexas and Facebook: www.facebook.com/AAATexas.