Travel season is off to a hot start, with AAA reporting record-breaking travel for spring break.

Armbruster says flight bookings are up 20% compared to last year. International travel is also up, with bookings up 37%.

Armbruster says a majority of Texans who want to stay in the Lone Star State will travel to the coast, including Galveston, Corpus Christi and South Padre for a quick getaway that is drivable.

Texas drivers remain one of the luckiest in the country. With gas prices are climbing in other states, Texas still has the lowest average.

The national average is $3.397 and the Texas average is $2.932 as of March 11th, 2024.

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.94 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is one cent less than on this day last week and is three cents less per gallon compared to this day last year.

The top five most expensive cities to get gas in Texas:

El Paso

Midland

Texarkana

Abilene

College Station-Bryan

The top five cheapest cities to get gas in Texas:

San Antonio

Tyler

Lubbock

Houston

Beaumont-Port Arthur

Here is a look at some Texas city prices across the state:

Abilene: $2.984

Amarillo: $2.905

Austin area: $2.902

Beaumont: $2.892

Brownsville: $2.939

College Station: $2.978

Corpus Christi: $2.961

Dallas: $2.966

El Paso: $3.152

Fort Worth: $2.977

Galveston: $2.916

Houston: $2.887

Midland: $3.046

San Angelo: $2.935

San Antonio: $2.837

Top 10 Lowest State Gas Prices Average:

1. Mississippi: $2.94

2. Texas: $2.94

3. Colorado: $3.02

4. Lousinana: $3.03

5. Arkansas: $3.07

6. Oklahoma: $3.07

7. Wymgoing: $3.08

8. Tennessee: $3.09

9. Alabama: $3.09

10. Kentucky: $3.12

Top 10 Highest State Gas Prices Average:

1. California: $4.86

2. Hawaii: $4.71

3. Washington: $4.17

4. Nevada: $4.10

5. Oregon: $3.89

6. Illinois: $3.75

7. Alaska: $3.66

8. Arizona: $3.59

9. Pennsylvania: $3.54

10. District of Columbia: $3.48

 

The busy spring break travel season continues through March 25.

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