Tampa Bay gas prices keep falling

Gas prices are expected to continue to drop in Tampa, said an AAA spokesman. [Dirk Schadd | Times file, 2017]
Gas prices are expected to continue to drop in Tampa, said an AAA spokesman. [Dirk Schadd | Times file, 2017]
Published June 18 2018
Updated June 18 2018

The summer reprieve in gas prices is continuing.

After flirting near the $3 mark, Tampa Bay gas prices fell another six cents a gallon over the past week to an average of $2.65 for unleaded, a wide gap with the national average of $2.91 a gallon, according to gas price tracker GasBuddy. In Tampa Bay, thatís still about 46 cents per gallon higher than a year ago, GasBuddy reported based on daily surveys.

AAA, The Auto Club Group, ranked the Tampa Bay areaís gas price averages among the least expensive in the state, along with Orlando ($2.66) and Punta Gorda ($2.65).

In Florida last week, gas prices fell almost five cents per gallon to $2.75 on Monday, according to AAA.

Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA, said in a news release that gas prices are expected to drop another five to 10 cents this week.

To monitor live fuel price averages, visit http://FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com.

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