Gas prices have depressed next $2 in some spots in South Carolina, and AAA Carolinas expects prices to continue dropping in a provide for holiday travelers.
South Carolina has some of a lowest gasoline prices in a U.S. given of low taxes. Gas in a state is now averaging $2.15 per gallon, compared with $3.07 a year ago.
In North Carolina, a normal is $2.37 per gallon, compared with $3.25 a year ago.
Gas prices are during their lowest given 2009, according to AAA Carolinas, and are approaching to continue disappearing by a start of 2015 due to an abounding supply in a U.S. and reduction people pushing in a winter.
“We envision that it will tumble another 10 to 15 cents to ring in a New Year,” pronounced Tiffany Wright, mouthpiece for AAA Carolinas.
With gas prices descending and a economy improving, AAA Carolinas predicts scarcely 3 million North Carolinians and scarcely 1.4 million South Carolinians – both annals – will transport 50 miles or some-more for a Christmas/New Year’s holiday. The holiday duration is tangible as Tuesday, Dec. 23, by Sunday, Jan. 4, one day some-more than final year’s stretch.