How to budget for a summer trip amid high gas prices

How to budget for a summer trip amid high gas prices

Summer is here, school is out, and it seems like the best time to travel. “I want to make it fun for the kids,” said Rosalee Crowl, a Santa Maria resident. But that travel bug quickly vanishes when you need to stop for gas. “Previous years, we did a lot. We would go to the … Read more

More driving friend canceled flights

This Independence Day weekend is set to be the second busiest for travel since 2000 with a record number of Americans planning to hit the road, according to AAA’s holiday travel forecast. The big picture: Historically high gas prices aren’t expected to stop more Americans from driving, and the holiday weekend road trip is still … Read more

Millions Plan to Travel for July 4 Despite Airline, Gas Struggles

AAA predicts that 47.9 million Americans will either hit the road or take a flight during Independence Day weekend, according to a June 21 news release. The 3.7% increase from last year, close to the numbers seen in 2019, comes as gas prices have skyrocketed and airlines continue to struggle to recover from restrictions imposed … Read more

Rising fuel costs complicated summer travel planning in Saskatchewan

Rising fuel costs complicated summer travel planning in Saskatchewan

Hitting the open road is a pastime enjoyed by many Saskatchewan families, but with fuel prices hitting record highs across the province, many travelers and the tourism industry are keeping a close eye on their fuel pledge. “We’ll see a lot more people potentially staying closer to home or taking shorter driving trips,” said Amy … Read more