Something to be giving thanks for: lower gas prices
Published: Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11:44 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11:44 a.m.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. is about 25 cents less than it was during last year's Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to AAA's weekly Fuel Price Brief.
Average price for a gallon of regular gasoline
A week earlier: $3.252
A month earlier: $3.345
A year earlier: $3.439
A week earlier: $3.237
A month earlier: $3.290
A year earlier: $3.367
In Florida the average is 18 cents less.
"Fuel prices are forecast to decrease further this week, bringing even lower prices as the holiday nears," said Jessica Brady, AAA spokeswoman with The Auto Club Group. "Even with the decrease in price, the cost of gas is unlikely to have a major impact on people's travel plans."
The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.19 on Monday, about 6 cents lower than a week earlier. The Florida average, at $3.20, was about 4 cents lower.
In Gainesville, the average price for a gallon of regular gas was $3.30, down about 5 cents from last week, according to the crowd-sourcing website www.GasBuddy.com. Recent prices ranged from $3.15 to $3.49.
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