Lower Gas Prices Greet Holiday Travelers

May 25, 2012

Millions of Americans are hitting the road this weekend for the Memorial Day holiday, and just in time, some good news about gas prices for a change.  Experts estimate the national average cost of gas has uncharacteristically declined by 17 cents a gallon from last month.  Click here to watch this report by NBC news and learn more about the pros and cons of traveling this holiday weekend.

Around 35 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend.  Nine out of 10 will be driving, and an estimated 2.5 million are expected to fly, but air travelers won’t get the same benefit as those going by road.   Airline tickets have risen in price anywhere from $20-$40 per ticket, and don’t forget those extra charges for baggage and adjoining seats for families traveling together.

The bottom line is those driving this weekend can concentrate on paying tribute to those who deserve it, instead of paying an increase at the pump.

Most importantly, the Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor the millions of military men and women who have given their lives in the line of duty. We at Consumer Warning Network honor our fallen heroes and thank all the men and women who serve our country in the military.

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