Holiday travel outlook

August 31, 2012

According to the motor club AAA, escalating gas prices and gloomy weather predictions because of Hurricane Isaac are expected to dampen Labor Day holiday travel this weekend by South Carolinians. State residents planning to travel more than 50 miles from home during the five-day holiday travel period amount to 424 thousand, but that’s the same number of travelers as last year. South Carolina gas prices have increased an average of a penny a day since July 3. Motorists, who represent 85% of South Carolina travelers, will encounter sticker shock at the gas pumps in Georgia and North Carolina, where prices are 23 cents higher on average. Airfares have decreased four percent this year.

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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