AAA: Florida Statewide Gas Prices Average Hovers Slightly Above $3 Per Gallon

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Highest prices at the pump in nearly seven years

Florida gas prices held steady during the past week. Florida drivers are paying an average price of $3.01 per gallon. (AAA image)

(AAA) – Florida gas prices held steady during the past week. Florida drivers are paying an average price of $3.01 per gallon.

The state average is fractions of a cent less than a week ago, yet remains 3 cents more than last month and 90 cents more than this time last year.

“Florida drivers are still finding some of the most expensive prices at the pump in nearly seven years,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

“Crude oil prices fluctuated last week, but ultimately evened out. So it’s likely these elevated gas prices will hang around for the near future.”

Ways to Save on Gasoline

■ Combine errands to limit driving time.
■ Shop around for the best gas prices in your community.
■ Consider paying cash. Some retailers charge extra per gallon for customers who pay with a credit card.
■ Remove excess weight in your vehicle.
■ Drive conservatively. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduce fuel economy.
■ Enroll in savings programs.

AAA Members who enroll in Shell’s Fuel Rewards program can save 5 cents per gallon when they fill up at Shell.

Members who enroll between July 1 and August 31, 2021, can save 30 cents per gallon on their first fill-up.

Click here for more information.

Regional Prices

Most expensive metro markets – Panama City ($3.14), West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.13), Tallahassee ($3.06)
Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($2.94), Fort Myers-Cape Coral ($2.96), Jacksonville ($2.97)

Find Florida Gas Prices

Daily gas price averages can be found at Gasprices.aaa.com
State and metro averages can be found here

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