Gas Prices Hold Steady Through Holiday Weekend as Crude Price Plunges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 29, 2018) – Over the long holiday weekend, the national gas price average has held steady for five days at $2.97, signaling that prices may be stabilizing as we head into June. This development comes as crude oil prices start to fall following some of the highest prices in three-years.

Prices could be stabilizing across parts of the Carolinas as well. North Carolina’s average of $2.79 is only a two-cent increase on the week and South Carolina’s average of $2.64 has leveled off to the exact same price as it was a week ago.

“This is the first time we’ve seen some weekly differences in the negatives in a long time,” said Tiffany Wright, AAA Carolinas spokesperson. “Although some metro areas have still seen an increase, that increase has been minimal for the most part.”

Below is a breakdown of the price changes by metro area:

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. Learn more at  AAA.com/mobile .

AAA Carolinas, an affiliate of the American Automobile Association, is a not-for-profit organization that serves more than 2.1 million member and the public with travel, automobile and insurance services while being an advocate for the safety and security of all travelers.

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For more information on this press release, please contact:

Public Relations Manager
Tiffany Wright
tmwright@aaacarolinas.com
Work : 704-569-7768
Cell : 980-253-0134