Save $20-$30 On Your Next Gas Fill Up

Irving Hamilton
April 10, 2019

The national average was $2.74.

"The national average gas price has now risen for 2 months straight, tacking on a total of 50 cents per gallon in the last 90 days, which will cost Americans almost $200 million more at the pump today than back in early January", DeHaan said in a blog post on the fuel-tracking service's website Monday.

"While filling up on a Sunday can save time, it doesn't save money", DeHaan said. "... I believe the peak price that we face will likely be in the next month, then prices should trail off as long as there are no unforeseen issues".

However, Wednesday is the most expensive day of the week to fill up in NY.

While Monday is the best day to fill up, in most states Friday is the worst... but just by a nose.

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According to studies, prices are lower earlier in the week due to quieter traffic patterns.

There are certain days that are cheaper to fill up than others. But there are other "hacks" to help save you money at the gas pump.

On average, USA gas stations are the least busy on Sundays, followed by Mondays. "On the week, motorists in the West Coast, Rockies, Great Lakes and Central regions are seeing some of the largest weekly increases while prices mostly east of the MS have made more moderate jumps".

GasBuddy compiles information and rankings on gas prices and convenience stores that sell gas.

"I would say that it's a pretty safe bet that gas prices will start moderating in the month of June, and they may go down for a good portion of the rest of the summer, though it's going to be at a snail's pace", he said.

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