Some parts of Macon, you can fill up your tank for as low as $2.95 a gallon. According to AAA, the average price in Macon is marked at $3.03, that's $0.42 down from last year. But how much are you really saving?
13WMAZ's Judy Le has done the math for you. Let's say you drive a car that averages 25 miles per gallon like a Toyota Camry, and you want to take a vacation. Here are three popular destinations - Tybee Island, Destin, and Orlando.
At the current price and at that mileage, a person driving from Macon to Tybee Island round trip will spend about $44.34 on gas. That's about $6.15 less than last year.
From Macon to Destin, you'll be driving a little longer, 610 miles round trip. Your saving is about $10.25 here and back.
And if you're heading further south to Orlando and Disney World, That's more than 720 miles total. That drive will cost you about $88. That's about $12.23 less than last year.
Even though gas prices may appear lower, you're really only saving a few dollars at a time.