In the Austin area, AAA Texas says the average price per gallon for unleaded fuel is $2.05, down a nickel compared with a week ago.
Across the country, gas prices fell this week everywhere except Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, according to AAA Texas.
This is like Christmas in July, instead of seeing fireworks at the pumps like we saw just a few short years ago.” For the first time in the 17 years it has been tracking fuel prices, GasBuddy says the cost of filling up your tank will be less on Independence Day than on New Year’s Day this year — 13 cents per gallon less, to be exact.
That’s 14 cents per gallon more than the region’s average.
Across the country, 44.2 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more Friday through Tuesday, with most – 37.5 million – driving to their destination, according to the national AAA office.