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AAA: Florida gas prices inch lower as oil prices decline

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Florida gas prices drifted lower last week, as the price of crude took another back step. Crude oil prices remain the primary driver behind prices at the pump. 
 
In October, the price of US crude surged 12%, which raised the cost of producing gasoline. During that time, the state average increased by a total of 27 cents per gallon. 
 
So far this month, crude has mostly struggled to maintain strength, logging three consecutive weekly declines. Friday's settlement of $80.79 per barrel was down 4% ($2.97) from three weeks ago, thus lowering the cost of producing gasoline.
 
Pump prices averaged $3.27 per gallon on Sunday. The state average declined 1-cent last week and has declined a total of 4 cents per gallon since the beginning of November.
 
"Drivers are likely thankful for the reprieve from rising gas prices this month," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "Pump prices have gradually declined this month, and that downward trend should continue this week unless oil prices rebound."
 
Pump prices have backed off from the 2021 high of $3.32 per gallon - recorded in October. Despite the decline, Thanksgiving gas prices should remain well above year-ago levels, as 2.6 million Floridians prepare to take a road trip for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
 

Apopka Gas Prices

Price Station Area
$2.99
 
Sam's Club
1500 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.16
 
Mobil
2229 East Semoran Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
BP
277 East Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
RaceTrac
700 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
RaceTrac
1652 East Semoiran Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
Shell&Circle K
1252 Apopka Boulevard
 
Apopka
$3.17
 
Sunoco
2971 West Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.18
 
Mobil
1439 West Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka
$3.19
 
Mobil
454 East Main Street
 
Apopka
$3.22
 
Wawa
1609 South Orange Blossom Trail
 
Apopka

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($3.44), Fort Lauderdale ($3.33), Sebastian-Vero Beach ($3.32)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($3.18), Orlando ($3.21), Melbourne-Titusville ($3.21), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater ($3.22)

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 reduces fuel economy. 

Find Florida Gas Prices

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

AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES
(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

Sunday Saturday Week Ago Month Ago One Year Ago Record High
National $3.413 $3.414 $3.421 $3.297 $2.129 $4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida $3.267 $3.271 $3.283 $3.177 $1.995 $4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia $3.257 $3.258 $3.250 $3.103 $1.970 $4.16   (9/15/2008)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages


Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

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