Originally Posted by trdvibe
and that's why we did a family membership of $60 annual to the American Canoe Assoc. We both enjoy kayaking and white water rafting. We're hoping we can get out there more this year, but not sure as it looks to be just as busy as last! regardless, when we do purchase our new Subie, $150 goes back to the organization.
I joined ACA well ahead of my purchase, but was able to negotiate a better deal when it came time to buy. Fitzmall.com is a good barometer of deals to be had.....VIP takes the negotiating out of it, but it's sometimes possible to get a better deal. My deal was $950 less than VIP at the time (Nov 2004).