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Where are you traveling to for Thanksgiving, and what are gas prices in your area?

Where are you traveling to for Thanksgiving, and what are gas prices in your area?

Old Nov 18th, 2005, 02:00 AM
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Where are you traveling to for Thanksgiving, and what are gas prices in your area?

I've got to travel 220 miles roundtrip on T-giving day to eat "out-laws" dried out turkey and boiled-to-mush vegetables. Only because I love my wife.

Upside - Gas here at 1.89 and dropping every day.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 03:08 AM
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Only travel to pick up our son at airport. Sorry about your food - sounds like your out-laws went to same cooking school as my now-deceased mother-out-law. Dinner's at my house, as always, and gas is hovering just above $2.00 north of Boston.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:04 AM
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Gas is 2.09 for regular when I pumped yesterday.

Walking to my kitchen. No traveling for us. We are just picking up people at airports!
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:06 AM
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Traveling to Kansas to visit my in-laws; 630 miles each way. Gas is $1.999/reg, not sure what premium is and that's what our car needs.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:09 AM
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Traveling the long distance of a mile to have dinner at my parents, granpdarents, aunt and uncle and their kids, brother and his girlfriend. Good food, good drinks, and good times! There goes the 8 lbs. I lost the past 2 weeks

Paid the meager price of $2.41 the other day. What will I do with all this extra money...
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:10 AM
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Yikes. I guess we Floridians are getting gouged along with the tourists. The lowest I know of in Tampa/St. Pete is $2.17.

Budman, where do you live? I'm thinking of making a trip to visit you and bringing along a tanker
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:13 AM
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Will spend Thanksgiving in Houston TX with our son after two days in Hot Springs at the Buckstaff Bath House. Yea! Looking forward to the drive there from Ohio.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:17 AM
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Since the holiday isn't celebrated where I'm currently living, I'll be traveling my usual one mile to work.

Our gas prices are currently US$4.50 per gallon. Thank goodness my commute is short!

Have a great holiday everyone!
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:41 AM
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I paid $2.37 per gallon for premium in Arlington, VA, yesterday.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:05 AM
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We will travel to Williamsburg for Thanksgiving for a junior golf tournament. Gas prices here are $2.09 for regular.
 
Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:20 AM
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I'll be traveling to Boston to visit family and gas prices by me are around $2.49 (according to a local website one can use to research low gas prices). Thankfully, I don't have a car, so it doesn't really affect me too much ... now my heating bill? That is another matter entirely.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:28 AM
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We travel an hour south to my in-laws. In and out, same day. Actually, I like my in-laws.

Gas in Columbus was 2.04 yesterday.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:34 AM
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My husband and I will be traveling to sunny Waikiki for Thanksgiving. Picnic on the beach will be our dinner. Here in Syracuse NY premium was 2.69 a gallon yesterday. Ouch! It was higher than that for a long time though.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:38 AM
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Check out www.gasbuddy.com - big swing in prices across the land.

I am going to stay home and do my own trukey.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:47 AM
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Nowhere, everyone comes to me. Farthest from Ohio this year and down to 32- it will be tres cozy.

Gas is $2.19 to $2.32 in my Chicagoland Burbs and Will County. IN was $2.09 last weekend and heading to under $2.00 a gal. in the cheapie stations off I-80.

We are always more than everyone else, except possibly CA, in the winter months as they add IL cold running additives by law. That's what I am told.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:48 AM
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Staying home, but premium is DOWN to $2.45 in northern NJ.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:13 AM
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Staying home in Southern Cal., where the cheapest regular gasoline I have seen is $2.47, Costco might be a few pennies cheaper.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:13 AM
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I paid 2.28 yesterday for regular in the far western Chicago 'burbs.

We're traveling to the Jacksonville area to spend Thanksgiving with bobthenavigator, Mrs. Bob and the rest of mr_go's family. We are flying.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:17 AM
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Staying home for a change and loving it!

Gas in our town is $2.14, but just across the line into Tennessee it is $1.97...so I guess when I shop this weekend in Chattanooga, I will fill up there!

Happy Turkey Day to all my fodor's friends and others!

annikany, you lucky lucky girl!!

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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:27 AM
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Traveling to Seattle to the inlaws, but will also spend time with old friends.

Gas was down to $2.31 at Costco a few days ago. This is just outside of Portland, OR.
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