Gas, hotel, and rental car prices soar as summer travel booms

Summer travel is heating up — and so are the prices. With vaccinations widely available, an estimated 47 million Americans will jump in a car or board an airplane to travel for this Fourth of July weekend, marking the second-highest Independence Day travel volume on record since 2000, according to the American Automobile Association. 

It may also be one of the most expensive, as prices are rising for gas, hotels, and rental cars. Gas prices hit the highest amount in seven years—a national average of $3.12 a gallon, according to GasBuddy, which tracks real-time fuel prices. Rental cars, too,

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Which should you book during your summer getaway?

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Hotels or Airbnb? It’s a great debate among many who travel regularly. People tend to fall in one camp or the other on which they prefer, and for a variety of reasons.

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Hyatt ‘Explor-cations’ offer local experiences starting this summer

These new local experiences can make your next trip more memorable and exciting.

According to the CDC, over 50% of the entire United States population has had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. With people feeling safer and life slowly returning back to normal, travel is once again becoming popular.

If you’ve been hoping to take a trip, you may want to think about booking one of Hyatt’s new “Explor-cations.” The company hopes these new experiences will encourage summer travel while giving travelers the chance to learn and explore more. Check out the details below.

“Explor-cations” offer

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Enliven Your Summer Cooking Routine With These Spicy Pepper Jams

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