With participating locations nationwide, Auto Care Special lets customers reach out to their local garages for a grab bag of free and discounted maintenance services. Cards may be redeemed for multiple vehicles over the course of one year for services such as oil changes, safety inspections, and engine-light diagnoses. Those who move or create alter-egos over the course of the year can scan the locations page for participating garages in their new cities of residence to receive a complimentary maintenance bundle.
Brea Car Wash and Detail Center glams up autos from tire to antennae tip—the only choice owners need to make is how to get it done. For everyday grime, the car wash will suffice—cars are lathered in water, soap, and waxes that give the car a bumper-to-bumper shine. The detailing center takes care of more advanced forms of filth; auto-artisans buff the finish and apply Meguiar’s waxes before foam cleaning the interior and degreasing the vinyl, leather, and dashboard pancake griddle. Taking pains to keep the mechanics as smooth as the cosmetics, Brea Car Wash also offers oil changes complete with inspections and fluid refills.
A certified green facility, Premier Car Wash & Detail Center stays focused on protecting the Earth while keeping cars clean by removing dirt and other earthy elements. The staff, which partakes in a mentorship program prior to employment, removes blemishes with hand washes and details that feature Meguiar’s wax, clay bars, and leather conditioners. They also offer numerous hand and automated-wash packages. The wash is open seven days a week, and the onsite convenience store stays open 24/7 in case cars need an emergency air freshener before a big date with a valet driver.
Big O Tires outfits wheels with tires from Michelin, Goodyear and other trusted brands–including their own Big O brand tires that are backed by a three-year warranty and a lifetime of rotations. The retailer has been in the road-ready rubber trade since 1962, when it began as a single co-op; over the past five decades, it has blossomed into a network of more than 480 locations, spanning 20 states. The shops’ ASE-certified technicians not only specialize in tires, but also tend autos with a comprehensive array of repair and maintenance services. They deftly change oil, replace brakes, and meticulously administer multi-point inspections, which ensure that headlights work and that wiper blades aren’t actually sleeping rattlesnakes.
At Gehringer Automotive, technicians use their prodigious tools and talents to make premium European autos purr. Specializing in Jaguar, BMW, Benz, the shop’s team of mechanics bring extensive experience to the advanced engines, brake systems, and electronics of European sports cars. Gehringer also welcomes domestic roadsters of all makes and models and makes sure to park cars next to a neighbor of a different nationality to foster improved trans-muffler relations.
Shuttle 2 Vegas' luxury buses travel straight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, but most passengers feel like they've arrived at the strip as soon as they step aboard. A red carpet leads up to the 55-passenger bus, where a hostess pours complementary drinks and plays music throughout the trip—often prompting passengers to dance. The hostess doubles as a concierge, and he or she can book hotels and make dinner reservations at some of Vegas' best restaurants and clubs.