Gas prices could drop ain time for summer travel

May 17, 2010 5:14:25 PM PDT
The price of gas could fall sharply soon.

Analysts say oil prices have dropped 20 percent in just two weeks as investors worry about the debt crisis in Europe, good news for those planning driving vacations.

Unfortunately air travelers are seeing higher prices. Travelocity says air fares it booked for the Memorial Day weekend are up 16 percent from last year.

An estimated 202 million people will fly this summer, up about 2 percent.