Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide

Gas Prices Continue to Rise

Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide

The 88 percent of travelers choosing to drive will pay the most expensive Memorial Day gas prices since 2014.

Chattanooga- $2.52/g, up 1.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.51/g.

Gas prices recently rose again in anticipation of Memorial Day weekend, with the national average gas price standing at $2.87 on Sunday - 53 cents higher than this time previous year.

GasBuddy.com says that there's a strong chance of seeing crude oil prices continue in the upcoming weeks.

While road trippers will pay higher prices at the gas pump this year, travelers can expect some relief in their wallets when paying for, vehicle rentals and most mid-range hotels.

GasBuddy's daily survey of gas outlets in New Hampshire found that average retail gasoline prices in the state have risen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, to an average of $2.79 per gallon.

DeHaan said the question remained whether America's partners, called out by President Donald Trump to pressure them to follow US sanctions against Iran, will do that.

The most costly gasoline in the U.S.is in California, where a gallon of regular is $3.69 on average, AAA said.

As drivers brace for a more expensive Memorial Day road trip and summer driving season, AAA offers tips to save on gas.

Even as gas prices rise like outdoor temperatures, AAA still expects an additional 2 million people will take to planes, trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation.

On Monday, drivers in Naples were paying an average of $2.81 per gallon, up from $2.74 a week ago but peaked at $2.82 over the weekend.

Before setting out for Memorial Day, download the free AAA Mobile app. Travelers can use the app to map a route, find the lowest gas prices, make travel arrangements, access exclusive member discounts, request roadside assistance and more.

Some motorists were unaware of the price change when they arrived at gas stations to fill their tanks. "The latest round of figures from the Energy Information Administration show that gasoline demand is significantly higher than this time a year ago".

"Ranked the most congested country in world, USA drivers are all too familiar with sitting in traffic", INRIX Chief Economist and Head of Research Graham Cookson said in a statement.

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