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Georgia gas prices down 3 cents

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ATLANTA – Georgia gas price average decreased 3 cents from a week ago with drivers paying $3.12 per gallon for regular unleaded gasonline.

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Georgia gas price average continues to be one of  the cheapest in the United States. Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $3.12 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline (subject to change overnight). Monday’s state average is 3 cents less than a week ago, 7 cents less than a month ago, and 13 cents less than this time last year. It now costs $46.85 to fill a 15-gallon tank of regular gasoline. Drivers are now paying a little over $1.00 less to fill-up at the pump compared to last month.

“Georgia drivers continue to see savings at the pump,” said Montrae Waiters, AAA-The Auto Club Group spokeswoman. “Suspension of the state gas tax of 29.1 cents per gallon and low demand are the top factors contributing to low gas prices in the state.”

National Average Increases as Pump Prices Remain Volatile

Since last Monday, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline has increased by 4 cents to $3.80 (subject to change overnight). According to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), gas demand dipped slightly from 8.93 million barrels a day to 8.66 million barrels a day, and total domestic gasoline stocks decreased by 1.3 million barrels to 206.6 million barrels. Tighter supply and fluctuating oil prices have put upward pressure on gasoline prices. Pump prices could continue to increase if supply remains tight alongside rising oil prices.

Regional Prices:

Atlanta- $3.11

Most expensive Georgia metro markets – Hinesville-Fort Stewart ($3.24), Savannah ($3.23) and Macon ($3.19).

Least expensive Georgia metro markets – Catoosa-Dade-Walker ($3.04), Warner Robins ($3.02) and Gainesville ($3.00).

Current and Past Price Averages (Regular Unleaded Gasoline) 

SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year AgoRecord High
National$3.79 $3.80 $3.88 $3.68  $3.38  $5.01   (6/14/2022)
Georgia$3.20 $3.21  $3.25  $3.13 $3.23 $4.49   (6/15/2022)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages

Money-Saving Tips for Drivers

  • Shop around for gas prices. Drivers can check area gas prices on the AAA Mobile App.
  • Consider paying in cash vs. credit card. Some retailers charge extra per gallon for customers who pay with a credit card.
  • Enroll in fuel savings programs.

Fuel-Saving Tips for Drivers

  • Maintain your vehicle to ensure optimal fuel economy. Find a trusted automotive facility at AAA.com/AutoRepair.
  • Combine errands to limit driving time.
  • Slow down. Fuel economy diminishes significantly at highway speeds above 50 mph.
  • Drive conservatively and avoid aggressive driving. Aggressive acceleration and speeding reduce fuel economy.

Traffic Safety Tip: AAA-The Auto Club Group “Move Over For Me” Campaign

“Drives, if you see a disabled vehicle on the roadside, be courteous and Move Over,” said Montrae Waiters, spokeswoman, AAA–The Auto Club Group. “Remember the person broke down could be you, a friend, family member, coworker, or neighbor. Move Over for the safety of others and because it is the right thing to do!”

Gas Price Survey Methodology

AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.comEvery day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline. 

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About AAA – The Auto Club Group

The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America with more than 13 million members across 14 U.S. states, the province of Quebec and two U.S. territories. ACG and its affiliates provide members with roadside assistance, insurance products, banking and financial services, travel offerings and more. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 62 million members in the United States and Canada. AAA’s mission is to protect and advance freedom of mobility and improve traffic safety. For more information, get the AAA Mobile app, visit AAA.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.