Saving Money at the Pump

Saving Money at the Pump

Jackie Boucher
Jul 14, 2011

Have any family road trip plans for this summer? Are prices at the pump getting you down? Road trips have a long history of being a great budget option for family travel but lately gas prices have some families thinking twice about venturing out too far or for too long. It's not too late to read up on the top 7 ways to save on your gasoline consumption.

For example did you know that a faulty oxygen sensor can lower your mileage by 40 percent? Or that you can save gas by using your air conditioner but only at certain speeds? For more details plus several other great tips on how to reduce the gas guzzling aspects of a family road trip, check out Budget Travel's article 7 Most Common Gas Guzzling Mistakes.

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