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AAA: 98.6 Million Americans Traveling this Holiday Season, Four Percent More Than Last Year

AAA More Than 46 Million Americans to Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Holiday Getaway Most Since 2007

Busy year-end holidays will be marked by more travelers than ever on record ORLANDO, Fla., (December 16, 2014) – AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of four percent from the 94.8 million people who traveled last year. This upward trend marks the highest forecast growth rate ... Read More »

Pump Prices Likely Below $2.50 by Christmas

Pump Prices Likely Below 2.50 by Christmas

(WASHINGTON, December 15, 2014) Holiday cheer has come early for the motoring public, with the average for retail gasoline at its lowest level in more than five years. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.55 per gallon. The average price at the pump is more than a dime (-12 cents) less than one week ago and more ... Read More »

National Average Could Test $2.50 By Christmas

National Average Could Test $2.50 By Christmas

(WASHINGTON, December 8, 2014) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline could test $2.50 by Christmas, and likely will fall to the lowest level since 2009 in a matter of days. Today’s average of $2.67 per gallon is the least expensive since Feb. 23, 2010. As crude oil costs continue to slide, gas prices are poised to fall even ... Read More »

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report: Gas Prices More than 50 Cents per Gallon Cheaper than 2013

AAA Monthly Gas Price Report Gas Prices More than 50 Cents per Gallon Cheaper than 2013

(WASHINGTON, December 3, 2014) Holiday Drivers Saving About $200 Million per Day on Gasoline Today’s national average price of gas is $2.75 per gallon, which is the lowest average since Oct. 5, 2010. Gas prices nationally are about 52 cents per gallon less expensive than a year ago, which is the greatest year-over-year savings since 2009. AAA estimates that Americans ... Read More »

Gas Prices Drop as OPEC Maintains Oil Production Levels

Gas Prices Drop as OPEC Maintains Oil Production Levels

(WASHINGTON, December 1, 2014) Drivers enjoyed the lowest retail average for Thanksgiving since 2009, with the national average at $2.80 per gallon this past Thursday, and pump prices are poised to continue to drop this holiday season. The national average has fallen on 67 consecutive days, for a total drop of 58 cents during this streak. Today’s price of $2.77 ... Read More »

Streak of Gas Price Declines Reaches 60 Days

AAA Fuel Gauge Report November 24 2014

(WASHINGTON, November 24, 2014) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has fallen for 60 consecutive days, reaching today’s price of $2.81 per gallon. This is seven cents less than one week ago, one quarter less than one month ago and 46 cents less than one year ago. Today’s price is the least expensive since November 4, 2010 and ... Read More »

AAA: More Than 46 Million Americans to Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Holiday Getaway, Most Since 2007

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Improving Economy Brings 1.9 Million More Travelers, Consumers Pay Lowest Thanksgiving Gas Prices in Five Years Additional Resources 2014 AAA Thanksgiving Travel Forecast Report Infographic ORLANDO, Fla., (November 20, 2014) – AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 ... Read More »

Gas Price Slide Hits 53 Days as National Average Nears Four-Year Low

AAA Gas Price Slide Hits 53 Days as National Average Nears Four-Year Low

(WASHINGTON, November 17, 2014) The national average price of gasoline has remained below $3.00 per gallon for 17 days, with more than three-quarters of U.S. gas stations now reporting prices below this benchmark. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.89 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since December 2, 2010. Today’s price represents a savings of four ... Read More »

Longest Consecutive Decline in Gas Prices Since 2008

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(WASHINGTON, November 10, 2014) The national average price of gas has dropped for 46 days in a row (a cumulative decline of 42 cents), which is the longest consecutive decline since 2008. Today’s national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.93 per gallon, which is the lowest price since Dec. 4, 2010. Motorists are paying a nickel less than one ... Read More »

Gasoline Falls below $3 per Gallon for the First Time Since 2010

Avg Gas Prices 2011-2014

(WASHINGTON, November 3, 2014) After a streak of 1,409 consecutive days of a national average above $3 per gallon, the price for regular unleaded gasoline fell to $2.99 per gallon on Saturday, which marked the first time the AAA indicator had fallen below that mark since December 22, 2010. Today’s price is six cents less than one week ago,  33 ... Read More »

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