'It doesn't deter my plans': High gas prices aren't stopping people from traveling for the holiday

7/2/2022 6:45:00 AM

Some people are staying close to home for the July 4th holiday, but according to AAA, a lot of people are on the move for the holiday weekend, even with traffic and high gas prices.

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Some people are staying close to home for the July 4th holiday, but according to AAA, a lot of people are on the move for the holiday weekend, even with traffic and high gas prices.

Some people are staying close to home for the July 4th holiday, but according to AAA, a lot of people are on the move for the holiday weekend, even with traffic and high gas prices.

"We went down to Orlando for a few days and from there we decided to come to Philly to check it out and watch the Cardinals play the Phillies and then head home," explained John Miller."They will make concessions in other areas to make up for that. Spend on less expensive hotels, dine at less expensive restaurants, curb spending the rest of summer," Jana Tidwell, AAA Mid-Atlantic spokesperson, commented.

"I tried to fill up before the 30th. One of the stations was offering 20 cents off, but I did have to top it off," Suzanne Sudo said. "It doesn’t deter my plans as much as I hate it. Family is family and I’m gonna travel."AAA reminds people when traveling by automobiles and trying to conserve fuel, travel in off-peak times. Sitting in heavy traffic burns more gas. And, keep the car tuned up.

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"They will make concessions in other areas to make up for that. Spend on less expensive hotels, dine at less expensive restaurants, curb spending the rest of summer," Jana Tidwell, AAA Mid-Atlantic spokesperson, commented. Friday, July 1, through 6 a. "I tried to fill up before the 30th.7% over last year. One of the stations was offering 20 cents off, but I did have to top it off," Suzanne Sudo said. Tuesday, July 5. "It doesn’t deter my plans as much as I hate it. of AAA Northeast.

Family is family and I’m gonna travel. The service is free and available to both AAA members and non-members. And the pent-up demand is definitely showing,” Paula Twidale, the senior vice president of travel for AAA, said." AAA reminds people when traveling by automobiles and trying to conserve fuel, travel in off-peak times. Sitting in heavy traffic burns more gas. The service areas include Florida; Iowa; Michigan; North Dakota; Nebraska; Charlotte, North Carolina; Fort Wayne and South Bend, Indiana; and Georgia, excluding Savannah. And, keep the car tuned up. “Whatever I have to do to fill them up through at least the Fourth. Latest News . Here are some of the other “Tow to Go” guidelines: Appointments cannot be scheduled in advance to use “Tow to Go.