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Pump Prices Surge Approaching Memorial Day Weekend

AAA Gas Prices May 18 2015

(WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015) One week from the Memorial Day holiday, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased on 32 of the past 34 days, reaching today’s price $2.71 per gallon. Consumers are paying a nickel per gallon more than one week ago and 26 cents more per gallon than one month ago. Despite the national average ... Read More »

Gas Prices Continue Rise as AAA Releases Memorial Day Forecast

Gas Prices Continue Rise as AAA Releases Memorial Day Forecast

(WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015) The national average price of gas has increased for 26 of the previous 27 days to $2.66 per gallon, which is the highest average of the year. Drivers are paying about four cents more per gallon than one week ago and 27 cents more per gallon than one month ago. However, relatively low crude costs continue ... Read More »

AAA: 37.2 Million Americans to Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway

2015 AAA Memorial Day Travel Forecast

Strong economy and low gas prices drive 4.7 percent increase in holiday travel over 2014 ORLANDO, Fla., (May 8, 2015) – AAA Travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year and the highest travel volume for ... Read More »

Average Gas Prices Up 19 Days in a Row

Cheaper Crude and Winter-Blends Mean Less Expensive Gas for Motorists

(WASHINGTON, May 4, 2015) The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline has moved higher for 19 consecutive days for a total of 23 cents per gallon, due to higher crude oil costs and a number of refinery issues. Today’s price of $2.62 per gallon represents the most expensive average price of the year. Motorists are paying eight cents more per gallon than one week ago and 22 cents more than one month ago to refuel ... Read More »

Recent Gas Prices Motivating Americans to take a Road Trip this Year

Gas Prices AAAs Fuel Gauge Report May 19  2014

New AAA Survey Examines Consumer Attitudes on Gas Prices – April 30, 2015 6 in 10 Americans say they are more likely to take a road trip of 50 miles or more away from home in 2015 if gas prices remain near recent levels. Younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to take a road trip: 68 percent of ... Read More »

Drivers Paying Highest Gas Prices of the Year

AAA Gas Price Report April 30, 2015

(Washington, April 30, 2015) Average U.S. Gas Prices Climb 55 Cents since January Today’s national average price of gas is $2.58 per gallon, which is the highest average so far this year. Average U.S. gas prices are up 55 cents per gallon since reaching a low of $2.03 per gallon in late January, making this the largest seasonal increase in ... Read More »

Average Gas Prices Climb 15 Cents in Two Weeks

AAA Gas Prices April 27 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline climbed above $2.50 per gallon late last week for the first time in more than four months. Average prices have now increased by 15 cents per gallon in just two weeks. This recent increase has been the product of rising global crude prices, the seasonal switch to summer-blend ... Read More »

Gas Prices Rise on Higher Crude Oil Costs

AAA Gas Prices April 20 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015) The national average price of gas has increased about seven cents per gallon over the past week due to sharply rising crude oil costs. Domestic crude oil prices last week reached the highest levels of 2015 as supplies built more slowly than anticipated. Despite the increase, consumers continue to benefit from substantially lower gas prices compared ... Read More »

Temperatures Rising but Gas Prices Expected to Slide

AAA-Gas-Prices-Fuel-Gauge-Report

(WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015) The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has continued to point lower, due to the resolution of regional refinery issues and a global price of crude oil that remains relatively low. Today’s average price of $2.39 per gallon is fractions of a penny higher than one week ago, but represents a savings of one nickel ... Read More »

National Average Drops Further

National Average Drops Further says AAA Gas Price April 6 2015

(WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015) The price at the pump continues to reflect seasonality as refineries complete scheduled maintenance and prepare for the summer driving season. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has fallen for 24 of the past 30 days, after reaching a peak-to-date price for 2015 of $2.46 per gallon on March 7. While prices could still ... Read More »

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