Memorial Day weekend brings big travel uptick as millions take to the skies for first maskless holiday of pandemic
The return of American travel, and whether the industry can readjust to pre-pandemic levels, comes as daily infection numbers in the country are at their lowest since March 25, 2020, according to a Washington Post database.washingtonpost.com
2021 Memorial Day travel: Gas prices expected to hit 7-year high, AAA says
Gas pumps Gas prices are expected to hit their highest mark in seven years during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. (aydinmutlu/Getty Images)Gas prices are expected to hit their highest mark in seven years during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. According to GasBuddy.com, 29% of South Carolina gas stations, 27% of Georgia stations and 25% of North Carolina stations were still experiencing pipeline-related outages Tuesday morning, the network reported. But we don’t believe that higher prices will change anyone’s mind about taking a trip,” AAA Idaho spokesman Matthew Conde told KIFI. In addition, the AAA Travel Index indicates that daily rental car rates have more than doubled compared to last Memorial Day to an average of $134, while airfare has experienced a 14% year-over-year increase, KIFI reported.wftv.com
Prices dip as Floridians gas up for holiday travel
Gas prices in Florida decreased, according to AAA. (wftv.com)ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re looking to save a little money when traveling this Memorial Day weekend, you might consider driving to your destination. Gas prices in Florida are going down. It’s also 4 cents cheaper than on Memorial Day 2018. AAA shared these historical holiday gas prices per gallon with WFTV:Year / Florida / National2020 / $1.88 / $1.962019 / $2.60 / $2.832018 / $2.91 / $2.97READ: Coronavirus: 5 vaccinated United Airlines loyalty program members to win free flights for a yearWhen it comes to regional gas prices, Orlando currently has one of the lowest averages statewide at $2.81/gallon.wftv.com
Gas prices dip in Florida, but ship blocking Suez Canal could cause future increase
ORLANDO, Fla. – There’s some good news for drivers in Florida. According to new numbers released by AAA, gas prices have slipped 2 cents per gallon in the past week. The agency says the average price for a gallon of regular in Florida is now $2.88, down from $2.90 a gallon last week. AdHowever, things could change. AAA expects gas prices to be impacted by the container ship that is blocking block part of the Suez Canal, a major waterway for fuel shipments.
Florida gas prices spike to highest level in 3 years; $3 per gallon soon possible
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)ORLANDO, Fla. – The price of gasoline continues to climb across Central Florida and the country. According to a new report by AAA, gas prices in Florida jumped another 15 cents per gallon last week, putting the state average for a gallon of regular gas at $2.87. [TRENDING: Sheriff: Man cut off grandpa’s ears | Cops kill man suspected of fatally shooting his mom | SpaceX launch creates crazy clouds]Analysts say it’s the highest daily average price since June 2018. AAA predicts gas prices to continue to climb this week, bringing the state average closer to $3 per gallon. Currently, the national average for a gallon of regular gas is $2.86.
Florida gas prices surge to highest mark since May 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – The average price for a gallon of gas in Florida jumped 11 cents last week. According to new numbers released by AAA, the average for a gallon of regular gas in the state is $2.72, the most expensive daily average in Florida since May 2019. We can’t put $5 worth of gas and get a half a tank of gas. According to AAA, the national average for regular gas is $2.77 per gallon. “Gas prices have been low for so long.
Massive winter storm causes gas prices to soar in Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Drivers in Florida are paying more to fill up their gas tanks following last week’s massive winter storm in Texas. According to new numbers released Monday by AAA, gas prices in the state jumped 15 cents per gallon last week. Officials with AAA say that is the highest daily gas price average since July 2019. According to AAA, the spike in prices is similar to what is seen following a hurricane. The average price for gasoline nationwide is $2.63 per gallon.