Friday, December 21, 2012
Find the cheapest gas in Hatboro or Horsham.
The average price of self-serve regular in Montgomery and Bucks dropped nearly 20 cents since last month, which is down 6.4 cents since last week and 15.1 cents higher than last year, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Drivers are feeling relief at the pump across the country as gas prices continue to fall approaching the busy year-end holiday travel season. Prices have been driven lower by a number of factors, including the switch to winter-blend fuel – which is less expensive to produce – increased gasoline inventories, cheaper crude oil prices, lower demand and economic concerns. The national average for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.236; in Pennsylvania it’s $3.447 per gallon and in Bucks and Montgomery $3.473. …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
With gas prices down 50 cents since September, 93.3 million Americans are expected to take a trip this holiday season, an increase of 1.6 percent.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
AAA projects 93.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holidays, an increase of 1.6 percent over the 91.8 million people who traveled last year. This increase brings holiday travel figures to within half a million of the decade high mark seen during the 2006/2007 season. The year-end holiday travel period is defined as Dec. 22. to Jan. 1, 2013. AAA estimates the national average price of gasoline will slowly drop through the end of the year and average between $3.20-3.40 a gallon by New Year’s Day. Gas prices dropped about 50 cents a gallon on average from September through early December, but remain at record highs for this time of year. AAA does not expect gas prices to have a major impact on …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Here are some tips ranging from when to depart for Thanksgiving plans, where to fuel and how to prepare.
1. Turkey Day is upon us. And, with bounties of food and family … comes lots of traffic. AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates more than 468,000 travelers from the Philadelphia area will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend - a 3.5 percent increase over last year. But, you can help beat holiday traffic jams by planning your travel for off-peak hours, or days, i.e., not Wednesday or the Sunday after Thanksgiving. 2. AAA also recommends fueling up with six to eight hours of sleep the night before traveling to decrease fatigue and increase reaction time. 3. Speaking of fueling up ... click here to see where you can get the cheapest gas in the Horsham and Hatboro area. 4. While forecasters are calling for a sunny, …
Friday, July 1, 2011
AAA estimates that 33 million people will hit the road in the U.S. over the holiday.
Cleaning out the minivan before you visit the in-laws this weekend? Maybe trucking out to your country cousin's place to enjoy some sweet corn while watching the fireworks? Needless to say, you're not alone. The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that about 33 million Americans will drive to their holiday destinations this weekend. Though gasoline prices have fallen noticeably in recent weeks, they're still close to their 2008 highs. If you're concerned about the hit on your wallet as you prepare to hit the road, the I-95 Corridor Coalition (which includes PennDOT, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, and several other transportation agencies) has some useful tips.