Striving 2 Save: Houston, feeling the squeeze as inflation rages, prices soar? Here’s how to save a few extra bucks this week
Prices have increased faster than at any other point in four decades. The cost of gasoline rose an average of 48.7 % in the past year. Airline tickets are up 45.9%, used cars and trucks nearly 38%, eggs 32.2%.
Trying to squeeze the most out of your fuel tank, don’t drive until you’re on ‘E’
With higher gas prices lingering, some drivers are trying to squeeze every drop out of their tanks before filling up. For some drivers, that means driving until their gas gauge hits “E,” and then some. However, AAA officials say that’s a bad idea.
As gas prices rise in the US, countries around the world are feeling pain at the pump even more
According to data from globalpetrolprices.com, 46 countries has gas prices that are $6 a gallon or more, 26 have prices that are at least $7 a gallon while nine countries have gas prices that are $8 a gallon or more.
Memorial Day weekend brings big travel uptick as millions take to the skies for first maskless holiday of pandemic
The return of American travel, and whether the industry can readjust to pre-pandemic levels, comes as daily infection numbers in the country are at their lowest since March 25, 2020, according to a Washington Post database.washingtonpost.com
AAA: Texas gas prices this Labor Day weekend are the cheapest in 16 years
HOUSTON Texans who take a road trip to celebrate Labor Day this weekend will enjoy some of the cheapest gas prices in more than a decade. According to AAA Texas, the statewide average price for a gallon of gas on Thursday morning was $1.91. Texas pump prices are setting up to be the cheapest for a gallon of regular unleaded on Labor Day since 2004, said Daniel Armbruster, of AAA Texas. Texas drivers are paying the second-lowest prices in the country for gasoline, according to AAA. AAA said San Antonio has the cheapest average price in the state at $1.81 per gallon, while Odessa has the highest at $2.13 per gallon.