Tag Archives: gas prices

Less pain at the pump this July 4th

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Fuel prices have continued to decrease in Florida, impacting holiday travel. Due to this decrease, more people are traveling by car, especially during the Independence Day holiday. Florida AAA spokesperson  Jessica Brady says a predicted 1.8 million Florida residents are going to [...]

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A break at the pump for now

By on June 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Consumers are dealing with tight budgets and being as frugal as possible, but lower pump prices have made it more affordable for families to travel this summer.The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.50, 4 cents less than [...]

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Stretching those dollars at the gas pump

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Even though the latest national surveys show gas prices dropping, most  people these days still wince at how much it costs to fill up the tank.   Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz talked with some people who have ideas on how to keep [...]

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Gas prices don’t dampen a spring break day at the beach

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Despite the rising gas prices, Alachua County spring breakers are not missing out on their traditional 78 mile trip to Crescent Beach. Saint Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Spokesman Jay Humphreys says families and high schoolers are flooding the beach [...]

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Rising spring break gas prices push affordable trips

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Rising gas prices are coming at a time when many are making spring break travel plans. The increase in cost is causing some college students to rethink where they’re going, while business owners at popular spring break destinations are doing [...]

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