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Gas Prices Take Slight Dip Across Florida Since Last Week: AAA

AAA reports the average price for a gallon of gas is $4.81, down eight cents from one week ago

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Drivers across the state of Florida are seeing some slight relief at the gas pump with prices dropping in the last week.

AAA reports the average price for a gallon of gas is $4.81, down eight cents from one week ago. It is still 32 cents higher than one month ago.

In Miami, the average price is $4.86 a gallon - down five cents from last week and 32 cents higher from one month ago. The cheapest price is at the Wawa located at 2700 NW 183rd Street, where gas is $4.58 a gallon.

In Fort Lauderdale, the average price is $4.87 a gallon - down five cents from last week and 32 cents higher from one month ago. The cheapest price is at the Rocket Fuel located at 4221 North 66th Avenue in Davie, where gas is $4.59 a gallon.

You can save money by using apps like GasBuddy to find the stations with the lowest prices near you. And it lets you sort by fuel type, payment method, gas station brand and more. Here's what to do.

Getting started

  • Download the GasBuddy app, either on Apple's App Store or on Google Play.
  • Open GasBuddy and tap "Sign Up."
  • Enter your email and zip code
  • You'll need to share your location, a feature that can be turned off in your phone settings later on.

Picking gas

  • Tap the "find gas" tab on the bottom of your screen.
  • You'll be able to pick which fuel type you prefer. GasBuddy lets you filter for regular, midgrade, premium, diesel, UNL88 and E85.
  • The app shows a list of stations and their prices from low to high. It also tells you the range of prices. For example, in one Los Angeles area, prices range from $4.99 to $5.99.
  • You can filter by payment method, ratings, brands and amenities, like restrooms or stations that are open 24/7.
  • Once you settle on a station, you can click on the one you want. That will show you its full address, directions, ratings, reviews and amenities.
  • The app will also ask you to report gas prices at the station, so you can help others get accurate information.
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