Lutz, Tampa, Palm Harbor and Brooksville are where to go this week to get the cheapest prices on gas. Gas prices are up another 13 cents in the Tampa area this week, according to AAA. Channel 8 says the national average is $3.72. Here in the Tampa area, they say the average is $3.48.
Keep in mind prices are fluctuating constantly and these prices are reported by users of the app. But here are the 5 cheapest gas prices according to GasBuddy.com today:
Lutz Petroleum on Highway 41 – $2.99
Texaco on Curlew Rd in Palm Harbor – $3.16
Citgo on Cortez Blvd in Brooksville – $3.18
Citgo on Busch Blvd in Tampa – $3.34
Marathon on Bruce B Downs in Tampa – $3.36
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine seems far from over. Money expert Clark Howard said on his podcast this week that he thinks prices could go as high as $4 to $5 a gallon thanks to Putin. But he also said that after prices spiked in the past like this due to world events, once the situation calms down, prices often go lower than they were before the increases began. [Source: Channel 8, Gas Buddy, and The Clark Howard Show