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Gas Prices Dropping, But Still At Record High For Thanksgiving

Aol Autos -- Although gas prices have been steadily declining over the past few days, and seem reasonable compared with $4.00-plus pump prices, it looks like travelers will see a record high for Thanksgiving weekend this year.

AAA has estimated that around 44 million people will travel for Thanksgiving this year, 90% of whom will do so by car. All of those extra drivers on the road will surely amount to some added stress on your trip, but there is one area that you'll actually find some alleviation: Gas prices.

Relative to the past few weeks and months, gas prices are actually down right now, with the national average at $3.43 per gallon of regular unleaded gas.

"As we approach Thanksgiving, the national average has taken quite a drop, dropping close to 30 cents in the last month," Patrick DeH


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NedW
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 1:24:55 AM

Has anyone noticed that we're no closer to being able to stop sending the middle east our money for oil than we were 4 years ago?
52MPG
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:16:19 AM

No steady decline here.
LocalSpyGuy
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:54:09 AM

It's hard to predict. Gas went up here by 10 cents at the beginning of the week and has since dropped a couple of cents.
jethro5000
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 9:49:39 AM

Ouch is right...
Grizdad
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 8:44:11 AM

Ouch...
yardslave
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 5:53:40 AM

Ok...
diesel8888
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 12:07:09 AM

Our price around here is above the national average. It's definitely not the regular winter price drop. But I'm glad that the problem in Gaza didn't spike the oil price like usual...
MDTDriver
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 12:00:40 AM

Most every retail price is at record high today.
jkpsr
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:50:22 PM

I wonder why gas prices in South Carolina are below $3, yet NJ remains at an average of $3.50.
1fulltank
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:48:06 PM

Contradicts previous article.
Tiernan
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:46:12 PM

Yup, still WAY too high.
gasmack
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:45:46 PM

OKAY.
Bigwaynef
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:39:09 PM

Hell, here in SC they're dropping-straight up, gone up 10 cents over last 3 days...
ican2step
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:38:29 PM

Needs to be under $2
bobcatfan
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:37:25 PM

Not dropping here. Went up ten cents in the last 2 days.
Bill100
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:31:56 PM

Big whoop! OK, all together now....


WHOOP !!!


honkerman
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:31:32 PM

We may be near our low point.
10k
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:28:37 PM

dropping where ??..it's up over 15¢ in some areas around here..
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:27:06 PM

still too high
judgemobile
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:23:54 PM

is Bumer so proud gas prices more than doubled during his 1st term ?
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:23:39 PM

They were dropping, and maybe they'll be going back down a bit more before going up again, but they went up, just in-time for the holiday, almost as I and others suspected it would. Most I know realize they'll raise prices for the holidays.
Glock26
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:23:04 PM

Old News!!!
rjoeh
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:22:56 PM

Gas prices are only relative to what they were the week before. But if you have a long memory... maybe last month or last year.
too_darned_high
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:18:23 PM

Indianapolis area average is $3.57 right now. National average is $3.44. Last year at this time it was average $3.16 in Indy. Tell me why I should give thanks? Oh, because it's not $4.00 a gallon? Gee thanks!
crreed1
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:17:26 PM

going back up here
no8c
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:17:23 PM

Thanks for posting this!
gmcgas
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:16:54 PM

doubt it.
CivicMA
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:15:33 PM

Still higher than that here. Hope to see a real drop and keep dropping but I doubt it.
silverfox63
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:14:26 PM

No kidding!
forteras
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:14:05 PM

Yeah-no kidding?
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:13:55 PM

Okay.
pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:13:32 PM

Okay
obimerrill
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:11:16 PM

It was down in Cincy until Tuesday afternoon, then went up 50 cents. Ope it drops again after the weekend!
Matt G
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:11:06 PM

Hope it goes down
DJRIO
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:06:12 PM

wait till next week
miser709
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:06:04 PM

Dropping? Not here!

[Edited by: miser709 at 11/23/2012 12:07:57 AM EST]
rahcat
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:04:53 PM

What a joke.........NOT dropping here.
cheaper0ON
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:03:58 PM

Still too expensive.
snky2k
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:02:53 PM

Old post.
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:02:02 PM

Economy killer!
suicyco16
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:56:29 PM

Not even close to being cheap
seahawks
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:56:02 PM

that is a correct statement!!!
tco9436
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:54:09 PM

Not cheap enough
NedW
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:53:28 PM

Seems like they've been rising, here.
civicdutie
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:34:57 PM

Only a few stations in the area dropping prices...the rest remain steady.
SandeeC
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:30:31 PM

Prices not dropping around here. After that last overnight hike of 20 cents just over a week ago, it has stayed high.
FocusGroup
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:26:55 PM

Every time you want to go to Granny's house for a slice of Pumpkin pie, you got to pay more for the gas.
CAD69
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:26:36 PM

Yes, the price of gas need to drop further!
DrLyon
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:25:11 PM

Keep dropping...
jimslo
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:24:56 PM

They've dropped here as soon as Costco opened their gas bar.
nd73
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:24:32 PM

Short term, it's up and down. But long term, it's nothing but up, Up, UP!!!
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