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National Poll: Gas Prices Stall Summer Vacation Plans

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National Poll: Gas Prices Stall Summer Vacation Plans

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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  1. Fire Grate 

    October 18, 2010 at 3:37 PM

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

  2. Alex Long

    October 1, 2010 at 10:24 AM

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

  3. Ethan Thompson

    May 11, 2010 at 4:21 PM

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

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