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Cutting the cost of holiday travel

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Well there's no place like home for the holidays, but traveling during these times can be expensive.

We compared the travel costs for three popular holiday travel destinations.

Below, you can see the difference of traveling by car in a 2006 Honda Civic, or by plane with a ticket purchased on Kayak.com on Monday, December 10th.

Here are the expenses you can expect:

Destination Price of Gas Price of plane ticket Price Difference
Pittsburgh, PA $152.14 $367 $214.86
New York City $159.08 $238 $78.92
Orlando, FL $100.78 $380 $279.22

To find the lowest gas prices in your neighborhood you can visit the gas helper on WMBFNews.com.

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