is relative to the application, and what you specifically want out of your AA cells... But yes, Eneloops are a great option for many AA and AAA cell needs. I second their recommendation.
They're a little hard to find in stores in the US. Costco usually carries them though, and you can find them on-line at various places. Thomas Distributing usually has a pretty good price on them. Link here: http://www.thomasdistributing.com/sh...acturers_id=19