Orem, UT (PRWEB) November 22, 2005
With Thanksgiving only two days away, MapGasPrices.com reminds Americans that they can save up to 50 cents per gallon of gas by shopping for the lowest priced gas for their holiday travel. With the help of http://www.MapGasPrices.com consumers can quickly find the lowest priced gas in their areas, as well as along their trip routes.
"It's the law of supply and demand," said Mark Olsen spokesman for MapGasPrices.com. "If we all shop around and only buy gas at the very cheapest – the other stations will eventually follow in order to remain competitive."
“Although gas prices have dropped, there are big discrepancies in the prices at gas stations just blocks apart," said Olsen. In Utah, the price varies up to 25 cents in just ten miles. If you are buying 20 gallons you could save over $4.00 by shopping the Internet in advance to find the best prices. http://www.MapGasPrices.com can help show you such money-savings opportunities so you can plan your gas purchases along with your trip. As you use MapGasPrices.com, don't just look at your own neighborhood – look at nearby communities and you will see that the average price can be drastically different just miles apart.
Even when the price is only a few cents different, Olsen encourages people to take the time to buy the lower priced gas. By doing this, you are sending a loud message to the stations with the higher prices, and the owners of the stations will hear you loud and clear, according to Olsen..
As Thanksgiving travelers cross city and state boundaries, they may see even bigger price differences. Knowing this beforehand may save you the pain of filling up at a price you know you could easily have beaten if you would have planned your fill ups.
MapGasPrices.com reminds drivers that driving slower can save you a lot of gas and money. Mark Olsen spokesman for MapGasPrices.com tested this out, "I slowed down – drove more conservatively and was able to drive an additional 150 miles per tank." "Driving a little more conservatively has saved me a lot of money over the past few weeks." Driving more conservatively is safer; much more fuel efficient - and it reduces our demand for gas, theoretically driving the prices even lower. See Gas conservation tips at http://www.MapGasPrices.com
MapGasPrices.com is a national mapping service created by Orbizon, a web development company based in Orem, Utah, focused on creating interactive, easy-to-use websites that provide valuable consumer information. By offering reliable, up-to-date gas prices completely free of charge, MapGasPrices.com enables drivers to shop online for the best gas prices nationwide and makes it possible to save money with very little effort. http://www.MapGasPrices.com
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