We have officially reached the “use this impacting everyone issue as part of our marketing campaign” phase of the gas crisis.
With Memorial Day weekend just hours away, East Coast cities are bracing for a massive influx of visitors from all parts of the state, as well as New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and even Delaware.
Many officials have speculated that this upcoming Memorial Day weekend could lead to rowdy behavior on the Jersey Shore due to the pandemic that has dampened some of the celebrations in recent years. Not to mention, Memorial Day weekend 2021 had one of the worst weather we’ve seen in a long time.
This year, we face a whole new set of problems, including the ever-increasing price of gasoline. We try not to let this affect our Memorial Day weekend plans, but for some it probably will.
One of the most iconic parts of the East Coast has decided to include gasoline in its location for tourists to come and visit. The Jersey Cape has unveiled its new slogan, “Less than a tank”.
NBC10 Philadelphia has more in a report below.
The average national gas price is currently $4.60, with some experts suggesting it could top $5 a gallon by the time summer hits its peak.