Tag Archives: Prices

Airplane Ticket Prices Reach 6-Year Low

Filed under: Company News, Market News Getty By Karla Bowsher Perhaps it’s time to book that dream vacation. Not only are some states seeing their lowest gas prices in 12 years, but now the average domestic airfare is as cheap as it’s been in six years. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s latest quarterly airfare data, released Wednesday, the ...

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Prices at the Pump Steady Over Past 2 Weeks

Filed under: Energy, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Economy Ted S. Warren/AP By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK — The average price of a gallon of gasoline remained steady in the past two weeks, as price rises in several Midwest cities offset cuts in the West, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday. Regular grade gasoline dropped just one-third of a cent ...

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Labor Day Drivers to Enjoy Lowest Gas Prices Since 2004

Filed under: Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Consumer Issues, Economy Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images By JONATHAN FAHEY NEW YORK — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer. The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year ...

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Low Gasoline Prices Are Supercharging Fuel Sales

Filed under: Energy, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Consumer Issues Lynne Sladky/AP By John Kemp LONDON — As the summer driving season ends, U.S. gasoline prices have fallen to the lowest level for the time of year since 2004, wiping out the effect of more than a decade of rising fuel bills. The average retail price of gasoline across the United ...

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Gas Prices Surge but Still Way Lower Than Last Year

Filed under: Energy, Personal Finance, Travel, Gas Prices, Economy Wilfredo Lee/AP By Jennifer Saba The average price of regular grade gasoline rose 21 cents in the past two weeks, bringing it to $ 2.54 a gallon, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday. Prices bottomed out on Jan. 23. However, the price for gasoline is still lower by 97 cents ...

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When Gas Prices Drop, America Goes on Vacation

Filed under: Travel, Vacation Planning, Spending, This Built America Shutterstock / paffy By Evelyn Cheng When gas prices fall, the U.S. consumer spends more in the stores. That much is clear. But when they plummet-like they have during the last three months-consumers get even more excited, hitting the road, plane, or boat for vacations to the Caribbean and Las Vegas, ...

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Gas Prices Drop Below $2 a Gallon in Texas, Oklahoma

Filed under: Energy, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Saving By KEN MILLER OKLAHOMA CITY — Gas has dropped below $ 2 a gallon at a handful of stations in Oklahoma and Texas this week, a level that a price-watching group said Friday was the lowest in the nation and a bargain that’s proven irresistible to some long lines of drivers coming ...

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Gas Prices Jump 13 Cents a Gallon; Could Go Higher

Filed under: Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Oil & Gas Industry, Consumer Issues CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of a regular gallon of gas jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $ 2.20, ending a sustained drop. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that a rebound in the price of crude oil caused the run-up at the pump. ...

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Homes Prices Rise in August — but at Slower Pace

Filed under: Mortgages, Real Estate, Housing Market, Inflation, Home Buying Keith Srakocic/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability for would-be buyers. Prices rose 6.4 percent in August compared with a year ago, Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday. That marks a ...

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Rental Car Prices Are Giving Us Sticker Shock

Filed under: Travel, Transportation & Logistics, Vacation Planning David Goldman/AP The price of renting a car — often the American traveler’s transportation of choice — has risen substantially in recent times. Ponying Up in Portland An August survey by CheapCarRental.net found that the average daily rate for the cheapest available rental car in many cities was much higher on a ...

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