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AAA: Gas prices lower going into the holiday; Kentucky average drops 12 cents in the past month

As motorists prepare their vehicles to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday next week, an increase in supply has helped the average Kentucky gas price drop 6 cents over the past week, landing at $2.36. After a number of fluctuations this fall, the current average price for a gallon of unleaded in the Commonwealth sits at 3 cents less than a year ago. Lexington saw even more dramatic drops in gas...

Kentucky gas prices jump 8 cents ahead of July 4 holiday; rising crude oil prices among factors

After weeks of steady declines at the pump, gas prices are starting to increase across the country. The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now 6 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.72. In Kentucky, a gallon of regular unleaded is averaging 8 cents higher than a week ago, landing at $2.58 just as motorists gear up for Independence Day holiday travel. Despite the recent increases,...

AAA: Record-breaking 48.9 million Americans expected to travel this Fourth of July

Nearly 49 million Americans will celebrate the red, white and blue with an Independence Day getaway this year — more than ever recorded since AAA began tracking holiday travel data in 2000. Overall travel volume for the holiday is expected to rise 4.1 percent over last year, with an additional 1.9 million people planning road trips and other vacations to celebrate America’s birthday. For the record-high...

As summer travel season approaches, CVG has some helpful insights to make your trip easier

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is launching into the summer travel season by offering passengers more flights and destinations. Destinations such as Baltimore/Washington D.C., Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, New York City and San Diego have been added to the low-cost, nonstop flight mix. With summer kicking off this weekend, now is the time to plan for summer getaways.     “With...

CVG prepared for the 2016 holiday season; entertainment, tips for travelers offered

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is preparing for the 2016 holiday season by offering entertainment and travel tips to enhance passengers’ experience. Holiday events include: Monday, 12/19: 9-10am: Christmas carolers from ArtsWave Tuesday, 12/20: 9-10am: Christmas carolers from ArtsWave Wednesday, 12/21: 8am-5pm: Complimentary gift wrapping by volunteers from...