Convenience store chain Sheets offers customers patriotic discounts at the petrol pump for Independence Day.
The Pennsylvania-based company Tuesday sold gasoline at $1.776 a gallon in more than 600 stores, about 50% below the national average.
The promotion applies to regular, E85 (flex fuel), unleaded 88, intermediate and premium fuel grades all day, according to the release.
“This discount will allow customers traveling to celebrate the Fourth of July with friends and family to put a little change in their wallets in clear tribute to our nation’s birthday,” CEO Travis Seat said in a statement. I hope it helps to keep it in,” he said.
In addition to its headquarters in Pennsylvania, Sheetz has stores in Maryland, Ohio, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The chain has a history of holiday-themed gasoline promotions, having previously sold gasoline at a rate of $1.99 a gallon last November on Thanksgiving.
The daily price is a significant discount compared to the national average, which reached about $3.53 a gallon on Tuesday, according to AAA data. Last year, prices hovered above $4.80 per gallon.
A record 43.2 million Americans are expected to travel by car On the holiday of Independence Day.
“Gasoline prices are down $1.30 a gallon this year from last year, but are still higher than historical averages,” AAA spokesman Andrew Gross said in a statement.
“The average high for gasoline prices so far on July 4 was $4.10 in 2008, and the low was $1.39 in 2001,” Gross added. “However, drivers are not cutting back on their trips this summer, despite the current surge in prices.”
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