Most people have not seen gas prices drop below $2.00 in nearly a decade, but gas stations across North Texas started rolling back the numbers at the pump on Thursday.
Think of it as an early Christmas gift. Drivers can now fill up their gas tanks for less than $2.00 per gallon at Fuel City in Dallas. But, you will have to act fast to get in on this deal.
AAA Texas reported that retail gasoline prices across the state have dropped by a dime since the Thanksgiving holiday, settling in this week at an average of $2.50 per gallon.
As holiday shoppers look for deals the best one could be found at the gas station.
Gas prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week to settle at $2.73 per gallon. The nationwide average price at the pump is down 3 cents to $2.92 per gallon.
The sight is so surprising that some Americans are even sharing photos of it. Gas station signs are showing prices under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average unleaded price at the pump this week is $2.89, a drop of 10 cents from a week ago. The national average now is $3.08.
Gas prices in North Texas are among the lowest in the country right now. What’s more, the current average of $2.83/gallon is well past a three-year low, even for the seasonal dip that occurs each fall.
Retail gas prices across Texas slipped below an average $3 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump settled at $2.99 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen 2 cents this week to reach $3.17 per gallon. Drivers in DFW have the most expensive gasoline statewide at $3.23 per gallon.
AAA Texas reported that the average price at the pump fell to $3.28. The average price fell by 3 cents last week and now is down by 14 cents compared to the same time last year.
An intersection in Denton County at I-35E and Swisher Road has four gasoline stations selling gas for $3.29.