AAA: Florida Gas Prices Hold Steady Following Expensive Month At The Pumps

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TAMPA (CBSMiami) — Florida state prices person seen small alteration during the past week pursuing July which was the astir costly period astatine the pump successful 7 years.

The authorities mean of $2.97 per gallon is the aforesaid arsenic past week.

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Florida drivers are present paying:

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  • 4 cents per gallon little than a period ago
  • 81 cents per gallon much than a twelvemonth ago
  • 43 cents per gallon much than August 1, 2019
  • $45 for a afloat 15-gallon vessel of gasoline

“July was the astir costly period astatine the pump since October 2014,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesperson for AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Florida state prices stay elevated owed to tightening planetary supplies, arsenic request recovers from the pandemic. “Florida state prices averaged $2.99 per gallon, successful July 2021. The monthly mean was 89 cents much than what drivers paid successful July 2020, and 35 cents much than July 2019.”

Regional Prices

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  • Most costly metro markets – Panama City ($3.12), West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.12), Tallahassee ($3.08)
  • Least costly metro markets – Punta Gorda ($2.88), Orlando ($2.91), Jacksonville ($2.91), Tampa Bay ($2.92)

Ways to Save connected Gasoline

  • Combine errands to bounds driving time.
  • Shop astir for the champion state prices successful your community.
  • Consider paying cash. Some retailers complaint other per gallon for customers who pay with a recognition card.
  • Remove excess value successful your vehicle.
  • Drive conservatively. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduces substance economy.

CBSMiami.com Team

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