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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, 06:32 AM
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Headed over to Chapel Hill for Thanksgiving with my parents.

Gas this morning was $2.289 at Kroger for 87 octane (it's $.03 cheaper per gallon with a Kroger card).

So once again, NC has high gas prices compared to the rest of the US. Back at the peak, NC had higher gas prices than California and Hawaii. I think the only place higher was Wash. DC.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:37 AM
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Headed the big 7 miles from Union to Scotch Plains, NJ to my parents house for Thanksgiving. Thankful that mom is cooking & I only have to help!

Poor Budman! - Stop at our place for dessert on the way home!

Gas prices at the BP across the highway that I can see from my office window... $2.13 reg / $2.23 Mid / $2.33 Premium. My new car has a 21.5 gallon gas tank... even with the lower prices still quite a shocker to fill up the other day! Trish
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:38 AM
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I buy the premium gas, and it is now down to $2.71.9! A few weeks ago it was $3.30!

We're going to the Maui Invitational tomorrow to watch basketball! Go Huskies!
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 06:41 AM
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Hey Trish- replied to your question on the N.J. thread, that I saw up today!
Heading for Newport, R.I. to brother and sister-in laws, she of culinary school and cooking on a charter sailing vessel, so know we shall have wome yummy new dishes! Gas is $2.29 here on the Cape- maybe soon it will be as low as Boston's. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 08:29 AM
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Paid 2.13 yesterday for regular on Rt 1N of Boston. Today on Rt 1S saw it as low as $2.05 for full serve.

I am only walking down the hall from the bedroom to the kitchen for my Thanksgiving. No travel but I have to cook. My brother flies home from Ireland today.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 08:34 AM
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Tanked up this morning for 2.05 in Columbus, IN.

Heading to Paris Tuesday night for a week. Do you think I can get a chef to sculpt pate into a little turkey shape for me on Thursday?
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 08:38 AM
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Regular gas at Costco was $2.55 a few days ago.

Never thought I'd be glad to see it cost that much, but it's better than about a month ago when it was well over $3.00 per gallon.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 11:53 AM
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Going about 30 miles to parent's house. Gas has gone down to about 2.40.

Last week drove to southern CA and back and the prices varied greatly from 2.40 to 2.89 along the way.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 11:59 AM
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In San Antonio gas is selling for $2.13 a gallon for the cheap stuff. I paid $2.20 the other day for 89 octane.

For the first time in about 10 years I am flying to Maryland on Tuesday to spend Thanksgiving with my family--I am psyched Planes, trains and automobiles here I come!
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 12:02 PM
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Yountville for the entire weekend.
T'Giving/wedding anniv ressies at PJ's Steakhouse.
GTG at Hurley's.

Heard Teri Hatcher is in The Valley so maybe pics of her and Dennis doing a shower scene?

Gas....$2.40-$2.50....free when I eat Mrs Kals' cookin'.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 12:09 PM
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Ahhh... Yountville... will anybody pick up a hitchhiker? I behave in cars

(and don't listen to Kal, he doesn't know me, we've never met )
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 12:26 PM
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We'e going to the Hot. Mansión Iturbe in Pátzquaro, Michoacan, MX: great jump off to all the small towns and the Monarch sanctuaries in the mountains to the East.
Pemex 92 Oct still at about $2.68/ US gal.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 01:15 PM
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(Kal says: "Gas....$2.40-$2.50....free when I eat Mrs Kals' cookin'. )

We're walking two blocks to SIL's house here in beeeyouteeful Buffalo.

I paid $2.49 for regular yesterday.

Happy T-day everyone!

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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 01:24 PM
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Headed to our usual, Cleveland. Just hoping the snow stays away next week. Gas is going for 2.05 around mid-Michigan.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 01:29 PM
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Gas in Atlanta around $2.05/gal
Unfortunately, no travel plans, but thinking of volunteering at a soup kitchen.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 01:43 PM
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We are heading up to Yuba City and then to Grass Valley to see family - it's about a 2.5-3 hour drive on a good day, with traffic though, who knows?

Gas this morning in San Jose was about $2.50. I don't know the exact amount, I just fill up.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:13 PM
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Driving from So. Cal to Phoenix area-380 miles one way. Gas here is down to $2.50 but I will have to get gas along the way, probably in Blythe where I expect it will be around $2.80.

Budman-Get out your beer-that will help you deal with the dried out turkey and mushy veggies!!
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:21 PM
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Flying to San Francisco (but gas in Seattle is ~$2.50)
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 04:22 PM
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paula1470, no beer, but a couple of bottles of wine. My wife will drive me home.

Damn, gas down to 1.87, and we don't have to pump it ourselves in NJ.

It's gotta be state & local taxes that are driving up your costs per gal. Where's the protest.
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Old Nov 18th, 2005, 05:06 PM
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B'man...that's a GOOD wife....mine drives me to drink so I joined AAAAA.
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