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Sonora, CA– While many Californians are still planning on traveling over the Memorial weekend, some are saying high gas prices are affecting vacation plans.

According to a survey conducted by AAA, gas prices are the number one reason for traveling less or not at all this summer. AAA´s Sean Comey says that overall people still want to take a vacation because they feel it is a good investment in their mental health, but are looking for ways to economize.

Over 80 percent of travelers say they will travel by car. Tips on how to save gas include slowing down, to avoid burning fuel, lighten your car load, and use the air conditioner conservatively. For more information on how to save gas visit

Written by Alisha.cruz