Southwest Florida gas prices hit a new low in time for holiday travel

Reporter: Asha Patel Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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Florida gas prices are dropping, which is a great thing for motorists right before the impending holiday season.

For many gas stations in Southwest Florida, prices have dropped close to or below $3 per gallon.

The latest AAA reports Florida prices have hit a new low for 2023.

The current averages for the Cape Coral/Fort Myers area are around $3.07, Naples at $3.14 and Punta Gorda at $3.13 per gallon.

Compared to 2022 prices, people had to pay an of average $3.41 per gallon.

The 37-cent difference will have many motorists excited this year, as AAA expects roughly 2.8 million Floridians to travel by car this Thanksgiving.

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