IRVING, Texas (AP) – Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week as travelers prepare for the long July Fourth holiday weekend.
AAA Texas on Tuesday announced the average price at the pump statewide was $3.50 per gallon.
Nationwide gasoline prices are down a penny at $3.67 per gallon.
Drivers in El Paso face paying the most for gasoline statewide at $3.57 per gallon. The association survey found Amarillo and Corpus Christi have the cheapest gasoline in Texas at $3.41 per gallon.
AAA predicts 3 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with most taking trips by automobile.