January/February Edition

Dear AA Members,

It is with great pleasure that I wish everyone a Happy New Year, and may your 2020 will be filled with happiness! As we move into the new year, AA Singapore is delighted to be holding our official opening of our new AA Centre at 2 Kung Chong Road later this year; do keep a lookout of the event! Meanwhile, as the new AA Centre has already started is operations in September 2019, AA Members are always welcomed to visit the premises and enjoy the facilities.

2019 has been a year of change for AA Singapore. Other than moving into the new AA Centre; we have also changed our membership card to a digital membership card. The e-card was conceptualised as part of AA Singapore’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and bring greater flexibility and convenience to members.  In addition, we have also taken a step forward to digitalise our Highway. You can easily access Highway through the app for both iPhone and Android as well as the integrated website.

In April, AAS Academy introduced the FIA – AA Singapore Smart Driving Challenge 2019. In view of promoting and encouraging Singaporeans to drive safe in every road journey, the challenge aims to cultivate eco-friendly driving to minimise the damage of pollution for the environment. The challenge was held worldwide, and the finalist in Singapore was selected to attend a predetermined 4km route around Paris, along with other finalists from other countries. We will be covering an exclusive interview with the Singaporean finalist, so keep a lookout!

As Singapore commemorates the 200th anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in Singapore, AA Singapore joined in the Bicentennial celebrations by organising the 92-day London-Singapore AUTOVENTURETM 2019 from 8 August – 7 November 2019. The participants celebrated their Singapore’s National Day with Singapore’s High Commissioner Her Excellency Ms Foo Chi Hsia in London and we were honoured to have Her Excellency to grace the flag off on 10 August 2019. The convoy of 16 cars and 31 participants clocked over 22,000km; as they drove through countries such as Greece, Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan and China. Together with our AA Family, Guest-of-Honour, MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, Mr Melvin Yong, and Special Guest, the British High Commissioner to Singapore Her Excellency, Ms Kara Owen; and we welcomed the convoy on 7 November 2019 with a jubilant Homecoming celebration! Kudos to all the participants who endured the long arduous drives over the 92 days, and also to our AA team who planned the trip!

Coming this year, our staff have also planned an array of AUTOVENTURE™ (AV) and Fly-Drive trips for you. Be it shorter drives covering Kuantan, Terengganu & Cameron Highlands, or longer fly-drive trips to Bhutan; AA Singapore has got it covered for you! Visit our AV website and check out the list of planned trips, and book in advance. Prepare yourself for new escapades in the year 2020!

As Chinese New Year is around the corner, check out what our 2020 privileges have in store for you, to help you prepare for the upcoming celebrations! From promotions at restaurants to various wellness offers, I’m sure you’d find something suitable to help you get ready for the New Year. Also, be sure to visit our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates of AA Singapore on promotions, giveaways and news!

We will also be participating in the Singapore MotorShow 2020 from 9 – 12 January 2020 at Suntec Convention Centre, Level 4. Do head down and visit our booth while you’re there!

On behalf of AA Singapore, I wish everyone an abundance and prosperous Chinese New Year!

Best wishes,
Bernard Tay
President, AA Singapore