23 May '11, 1pm

High Gas Prices Changing Vacation Plans, Even House Purchases

High Gas Prices Changing Vacation Plans, Even House Purchases

There's more than a 3-to-1 chance that your gas price fell last week. The price itself depends largely on what state you live in , but the average price of a gallon of gasoline rose in just 12 states, staying the same or falling in the other 38, according to the average pricing on GasBuddy. But whether it's rising or falling, whether it's above $4 a gallon or below, gas prices have already started to change consumer behavior. For one thing, it's changing our vacation plans . A recent market-research study by TNS Omnibus found 40 percent of adults plan to take fewer trips over the next four months. Some will consolidate trips, or stay longer at a single destination. Gas Pumps Enlarge Photo Gas prices are even starting to change the houses we choose to buy, according to the National Association of Realtors. Fully three quarters of real estate professionals polled online by C...

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gas2.org 23 May '11, 1pm

The price of gas is changing the way people drive , and also the way the choose their homes, if the results of a survey by...