How to find cheap gas in NJ for Memorial Day 2018 weekend

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The national average gas price is about $2.98 as of May 24, about 50-cents higher than a year ago and the highest since November of 2014. Right now, the national average price for a gallon of gas is $2.96. North Carolina's average for a gallon of regular Thursday is $2.78.

Gas tends to be more expensive at stations along or near highways, highly trafficked areas and affluent neighborhoods, Sinclair said.

But AAA is forecasting a near-record travel season, with more than 41.5 million Americans getting away. The higher prices are not keeping holiday travelers home, with automobile travel expected to increase for the fourth straight year.

The real-time traffic navigation app Waze also analyzed its 2017 data to find the worst times for Boston traffic throughout Memorial Day weekend. "That's up from 19 percent past year when prices were much lower", DeHaan said.

The California Highway Patrol and other agencies will be out in force, in part for the two-week nationwide "Click It or Ticket" campaign that began Monday and lasts through June 3.

"We are projecting the busiest time on the roadways will be Thursday between 4:30-6:30 p.m", Spokesperson for AAA Mary McGuire said.

Airfare, auto rentals and mid-range hotels are expected to be somewhat cheaper this year, according to AAA.

Meagan Jolly of Rock City Gardens said it's expecting a lot of visitors, as the Memorial Day weekend is typically one of the Lookout Mountain attraction's busiest.

The top five travel destinations this weekend: Orlando, Seattle, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Anchorage, according to AAA.

At $59, the average daily cost of a vehicle rental this Memorial Day is the lowest rate in the past four years and 11 percent cheaper than last year.

At $59, the average daily cost of a auto rental this Memorial Day Weekend is the lowest rate in the past four years and 11% cheaper than last year.

From the "My Sheetz Card" to the Harris Teeter grocery to fuel program you can save over time or instantly at the pump.

The vast majority of travelers will hit the road, bringing an estimated 8 million vehicles to the IL tollways alone.

For those planning to kick off their summers with an overseas vacation, Europe is a major draw this year.

"Before you head out on your road trip, plan accordingly and be aware that extra cars mean more traffic and perhaps more accidents".

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