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Record Setting Gas Prices Refuse to Hinder Memorial Day Travel

In what is expected to be a return to pre-pandemic travel volume, people are saying they want to travel this Memorial Day weekend despite record-high gas prices.

Heading into the holiday weekend, gas prices are $1.50 higher than they were last year with a national average of $4.59 per gallon Wednesday, according to AAA.

“Gasoline has either remained flat or risen every day since April 24 and has set a new record daily since May 10,” AAA spokesman Andrew Gross said.

Nearly 60% say they plan to vacation over the holiday weekend — an increase of 118% from 2021, according to a survey conducted by the Vacationer. 

Keep reading at The Washington Examiner.