Who thinks that the gas prices will reduce the seasonal crowds this summer?
If gas reaches $4/gallon, I bet there will be a big impact.
Good for surfers, bad for local businesses.
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Thread: Gas Prices = Less Crowds?
May 23, 2008, 10:23 PM #1
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- Aug 2007
- South Monmouth County
Gas Prices = Less Crowds?
May 23, 2008, 10:38 PM #2
Even worse, they stay longer to not make the round trips
May 24, 2008, 02:30 AM #4
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- Lewes, DE
I'd say there will be direct and indirect impact. Less people wanting to spend the gas money.
But more significant is how much the high gas prices are effecting the whole economy in general. So, in general people will have less money to spend on condo/beach house rentals and what not...
I have a couple of hotel owner friends and they report that spring bookings were slow; however, summer bookings are about on par with last year.
alot of people that would be going to exotic destinations will probably be coming down here instead just to save a few bucks. we're screwed any way you look at it. wake me up in september.
The answer is simple. See oc this weekend it packed.