2/22/2012

$6 a Gallon Gas in Florida!

Gasoline prices in the US have risen a lot lately, but $6 a gallon? Get used to it if you live in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Still think your dollar isn't shrinking?

Talk about pain at the pump! Some Florida drivers are spending nearly $6 a gallon to fill up their gas tanks. According to GasBuddy.com, motorists are shelling out $5.89 for a gallon of regular gas at a Shell station in Lake Buena Vista, topping out at $5.99 a gallon for premium. It doesn’t get better at a Suncoast Energy station in Orlando, where drivers are paying $5.79 for a gallon of regular.  “Prices over in the Disney World area are much higher than any other place in Florida,” Jessica Brady, AAA spokeswoman, told CBS Tampa, adding that people regularly complain about gas prices in that area.

The Sunshine State is opening up its wallet, paying an average of $3.67 a gallon of unleaded gas, 12 cents more than the national average. And it’s only expected to go up.

Florida Drivers Shelling Out Nearly $6 A Gallon At Some Gas Stations « CBS Tampa