Posted By RichC on February 23, 2008
Demand for fuel is down, but prices are up to a near all time high in the U.S., says a USAToday article. Diesel hit a record high of $3.54 per gallon, and unleaded gasoline is up to a $3.11 national average price, which is an increase of more than 6.2 cents in two days. The previous record of $3.22 was in May 2007.
While doing a few calculations, it might even save a few bucks to fly from Cincinnati to Orlando rather than drive … if you consider the cost of miles on an automobile. Here’s the Triple-A Fuel Cost Calculator (below) using our Honda Pilot as compared to a Delta Airlines flight.