Cutting the cost of holiday travel - Tucson News Now

Cutting the cost of holiday travel

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Well there's no place like home for the holidays, but traveling during these times can be expensive.

We compared the travel costs for three popular holiday travel destinations.

Below, you can see the difference of traveling by car in a 2006 Honda Civic, or by plane with a ticket purchased on Kayak.com on Monday, December 10th.

Here are the expenses you can expect:

Destination Price of Gas Price of plane ticket Price Difference
Pittsburgh, PA $152.14 $367 $214.86
New York City $159.08 $238 $78.92
Orlando, FL $100.78 $380 $279.22

To find the lowest gas prices in your neighborhood you can visit the gas helper on WMBFNews.com.

Copyright 2012 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Hearings begin for TEP solar rate case

    Hearings begin for TEP solar rate case

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:39 AM EDT2017-10-23 13:39:55 GMT

    TEP’s rate case will go before the Arizona Corporation Commission starting Monday, Oct. 23. The utility is asking for increased rates for new solar customers, claiming the new rates would reflect the current solar market. TEP said those affected would see a $14 increase on their monthly bill, but would still see an $85 monthly savings by going solar. But many solar activists are not onboard with this idea, saying the new rates are TEP?...

    TEP’s rate case will go before the Arizona Corporation Commission starting Monday, Oct. 23. The utility is asking for increased rates for new solar customers, claiming the new rates would reflect the current solar market. TEP said those affected would see a $14 increase on their monthly bill, but wou

  • Vegetable products recalled over Listeria concerns

    Vegetable products recalled over Listeria concerns

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:47:09 GMT
    (Source: www.veggiesmadeeasy.com)(Source: www.veggiesmadeeasy.com)

    Mann Packing has issued a voluntary recall of many vegetable products after Listeria monocytogenes was found in a sample. Listeria can cause serious even deadly infections in kids and people with weak immune systems.  The recalled products have “best if used by” dates from October 11 to October 20, and were distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company issued the following news release, which contains the full list of affected products. Manns Recalls Pro...

    Mann Packing has issued a voluntary recall of many vegetable products after Listeria monocytogenes was found in a sample. Listeria can cause serious even deadly infections in kids and people with weak immune systems.  The recalled products have “best if used by” dates from October 11 to October 20, and were distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company issued the following news release, which contains the full list of affected products. Manns Recalls Pro...

  • No injuries in Douglas house fire Sunday morning

    No injuries in Douglas house fire Sunday morning

    Sunday, October 22 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-10-23 03:02:16 GMT
    Source: Ralph RoblesSource: Ralph Robles

    A home is destroyed in Douglas and firefighters are still working to figure out how it started.

    A home is destroyed in Douglas and firefighters are still working to figure out how it started.

Powered by Frankly