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

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(Coppell, Texas) – Preparing students for the new school year can be very costly when they come home with lists of supplies and books they will need, as well as the discovery that many of last year’s school clothes or school uniforms are too small. According to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office, the state’s annual tax-free weekend is set for Aug. 5-7, 2016. AAA Texas Members also shopping with AAA Discounts & Rewards partners can save on everything from pencils to laptop computers to a new wardrobe. 

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 students ready for the new school year,”  said AAA Texas/New Mexico Public Affairs Representative Doug Shupe.  “AAA Texas is pleased to offer members savings on the items needed to ensure a successful school year.”


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office has a complete list of items that qualify for the tax-free exemption:

Visit for details on available discounts and a complete list of retailers and offers.


AAA Discounts & Rewards AAA Discounts & Rewards offers savings opportunities with popular merchants at more than 100,000 partner locations throughout the United States.  As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 56 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA Texas branch offices throughout the state can be found by visiting  Follow AAA Texas on Twitter: @AAATexas and Facebook: Find more information at the AAA Texas newsroom at:




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