We all know the stress and craziness that happens when we travel over the holidays and keep in mind there will be a lot more of it this year.

According to foxnews.com, this Christmas will see quite a few more holiday travelers than last year if the new COVID-19 Omicron variant doesn’t keep people from canceling their plans.

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Airports and roads in Michigan will be very busy this Christmas as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Christmas holiday. up 13% from 2020. So let's remember to add extra time and be patient. Take your time if driving and expect some Delays.

I will be driving to Chicago to see family and friends, it usually takes me a little under 4 hours but I am expecting to be on the road 6 to 8.

The good news if you driving is gas has gone down quite a bit in the last month. 4 weeks ago I noticed the gas station down the street from me at $3.33 a gallon. This morning it was $2.87.

 

Michiganders are now paying on average $3.25 per gallon for regular, unleaded gasoline according to wilx.com. This is 14 cents less than last month, but still $1.21 more than last year. Drivers are paying, on average, $48 for a 15-gallon tank of gas, a $9 increase from.

 

The Most expensive gas price average in the Michigan area is in Marquette ($3.38), Ann Arbor ($3.35), Traverse City ($3.34.

The least gas price averages: Grand Rapids ($3.13), Benton Harbor ($3.17), Lansing ($3.17).

I saw it at 2.87 as I said this morning off Jolly Road in Lansing so hopefully gas will go down even more as we get closer to Christmas.  Let's drive safe this holiday season kids.

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