Florida gas prices spike to highest level in 3 years; $3 per gallon soon possible
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The price of gasoline continues to climb across Florida and the country. According to a new report by AAA, gas prices in Florida jumped another 15 cents per gallon last week, putting the state average for a gallon of regular gas at $2.87. Gas prices are up 25 cents over the last two weeks. Industry analysts say there are several factors to blame -- including in increase in demand that’s lead to higher crude oil prices. According to Gas Buddy, the price trend in Jacksonville is about $2.80 per gallon in comparison to a year ago where it was about 2 dollars a gallon.
Be ready for gas prices to rise again in Florida
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida’s average gas price dipped three cents since the year-long peak that had been reached a week ago. “Pump prices could eventually reach $2.60 per gallon in the coming weeks, as refineries prepare to switch to summer-blend gasoline. The national average gas price on Monday morning was $2.50. Last Monday, the average price of $2.49 in Florida was the highest since January 2020. “At least this time, it means we are recovering as a nation.”De Haan also said that the rise in gas prices in recent weeks is not tied to President Joe Biden taking over the Oval Office.
Disney World raises prices for annual passes... again
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World has increased prices... again. Four Florida resident passes and two out of state passes saw price increases, as seen on Disney’s website. Three of the four Florida resident passes increased by $20 and one increased by $10. The two out-of-state passes increased by 6%. The price comes almost eight months after the last price increase in June 2019.