Thanksgiving Gas Prices Lowest Since 2008

gas prices 4When 41.9 million Americans fill-up the car for a Thanksgiving road trip, they will pay the cheapest pump prices for the holiday since 2008. The average price of gasoline nationwide is $2.08, 72 cents lower than last year’s average of $2.80 on Thanksgiving Day.
Airline tickets are 10% lower than last year for 40 top routes, AAA said. And hotel rates are mostly flat.
“Motorists are saving around $11 for a full tank of gas compared to this time last year,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.
The heaviest travel days will be today Wednesday, Nov. 25; Sunday, Nov. 29 and Monday, Nov. 30. The number of daily passengers during the holiday period will range from 1.4 million to 2.7 million.
The average gas price in Tennessee is a $1.91 and the low price in Manchester is a $1.75 and in Tullahoma it’s $1.77.