Helping you #WarmToAutumn

Meet n tweet Buddy, our new resident
expert on all things home heating.


#WarmToAutumn with energy-saving tips

Here at the AA we know adjusting to autumn can be tricky. It’s that time of the year when temperatures drop, heating bills climb, and boilers give up the ghost—just when you need them most.

That’s why, this year, we’ve enlisted the help of someone to help you warm to autumn. A guy so experienced at shouldering the responsibility of his home, he’s become literally attached to it!

His name’s Buddy, and he’s full of domestic energy-saving tips he thinks everyone should be tort taught...

Colour Buddy Competition: Decorate n Tweet!

Buddy here needs your help!

Decorate the home on his back, then tweet it using the hashtag#WarmToAutumn.

You could win a custom cuddly Buddy based on your design!

How to enter
Decorate the shell on Buddy's back, then post it on Twitter including the hashtag #WarmToAutumn.

The competition opens 12.00pm 1st October 2014 and closes 21st October 2014 11.59pm.

Choosing winners
Winners will be selected by @TheAA_UK social media team from submissions during the entry period. All decisions are final.

Announcing winners
We'll announce one winner each week on @TheAA_UK Twitter feed. The winners will also get a direct message from us about receiving their prize.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The prize offers three winners one bespoke, customised cuddly Buddy toy based on their competition entry.
  2. The competition is open to all UK residents (excluding residents of Northern Ireland) aged 18 years and over except AA staff or members of their household or any agencies connected with this offer.
  3. It is a condition of the competition that the entrant agrees to be bound by these rules, and in particular that the decisions of the AA and judges on matters whatsoever arising out of or connected with the competition are final.
  4. The competition opens Wednesday 1st October 2014 and closes Tuesday 21st October 2014 11.59pm
  5. There will be 3 prize announcements in total for the Entry Period of 1st October 2014 up to 21st October 2014 (both dates inclusive).
  6. The promoter is the Automobile Association, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4EA.
  7. The winners will be selected by @TheAA_UK social media team from all valid entries received within the entry period, within 14 days after the end of the promotion and will be notified by direct message on Twitter. The winner will then have 14 days to respond to the Promoter to confirm acceptance of the prize and confirm delivery details. If the winner does not respond within this time, the Promoter will select another winner from the valid entries received. These will be picked after the closing date. In the unfortunate event of the prize offered not being available, a prize of similar value will be substituted at the discretion of the AA. The AA's decision is final in all matters concerning the competition.
  8. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, corrupted or misdirected entries.
  9. The Promoter reserves the right to publish the names of all the winners. Each winner may be required to participate in the Promoter's marketing and promotional activities and by entering the competition consents to such participation.

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