Gas stations tend to raise prices at a certain time every day, and if you can get to the pump before that two-hour window you'll be able to beat the price increase. Oh, and the best day of the week to buy gas is not today.
Look around right now and you'll probably see more out-of-state license plates than usual and most of them are probably headed to Padre for Spring Break. We've got a record number of spring breakers traveling through Texas this month, and that could mean slow-going for all of us.
If it feels like a full tank of gas is costing you more right now, it's true. The cheapest gas prices are probably gone for the year in East Texas, and prices are headed up again. But how high will they go?
Cancun, Padre Island, and Florida's Panama City Beach regularly draw hundreds of thousands of spring breakers each year, but there are other good options that might be cheaper, less crowded, and just as awesome. And some of them are a lot closer to home.
When you finally get to the hotel after a long day of travel, the last thing you want is to come face-to-face with rudeness front desk. Unfriendly staff frustrates travelers the most, but it's probably not the only hotel pet peeve you've experienced traveling around Texas.