National Poll: Gas Prices Stall Summer Vacation Plans

May 25, 2007 by  
Filed under Family Finances, Money, Money Vault

Although many Americans will get away this summer, as gas prices continue to rise, the majority are planning shorter getaways: 63% of Americans plan to take a summer vacation but gas prices are one factor in the plans they are making. 55% of vacationers have opted to take several shorter weekend getaways instead of the traditional long summer retreat. Money matters. Americans with incomes under $50,000 are least likely to be planning a summer break. And among those lucky enough to get away, Americans with lower incomes are most likely to be planning shorter trips.

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3 Responses to “National Poll: Gas Prices Stall Summer Vacation Plans”

  1. Ethan Thompson on May 11th, 2010 4:21 pm

    Gas prices these days are just getting higher, i think the government should focus more on alternative energy.~;:

  2. Alex Long on October 1st, 2010 10:24 am

    gas prices are still on the rise today, we should go Alternative Fuel”-~

  3. Fire Grate  on October 18th, 2010 3:37 pm

    gas prices would steadily go up and the supply dwindle and the saudis like to increase their profit margin-.*

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