Headed on Memorial Day weekend road trip? Gas prices will be pleasant surprise


If a road trip is on your agenda this Memorial Day weekend, you might be happy to hear that it will be a little nicer on your wallet compared to last year.

You might be pleasantly surprised at the pump this weekend if you’re filling up before a Memorial Day road trip: Gas prices are on a downward trend.

According to AAA, nationally, a gallon of regular gas cost around $4.60 last year.

This year, that same gallon of gas costs about a dollar less, around $3.57.

That gallon of gas is even cheaper if you’re driving in Virginia. The average there is about $3.34.

In Maryland, that average is about $3.50. In D.C., the average is a little higher than nationally, at $3.64, but that’s still a deal compared to last year.

AAA projects this year to be the third-most-traveled Memorial Day weekend since 2000.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow WTOP on Twitter and Instagram to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2023 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.



Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! My droll is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy