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The national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is estimated to fall to $3.25 per gallon on Christmas, according to GasBuddy.
Since Thanksgiving, prices at the pump have already fallen 10 cents, offering a bit of hope for the tens of millions of holiday drivers expected to hit the road, according to GasBuddy.
Currently, the national average is $3.312, according to AAA.
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"We got a Christmas gift that few should complain about: falling gas prices at a time of year when millions of Americans are spending their hard earned dollars on gifts for their loved ones," Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, said. "The last thing they should have to worry about is expensive gasoline."
It's also the time of year when droves of Americans normally hit the road for holiday gatherings.
According to AAA, more than 109 million people plan to travel at least 50 miles between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, which is 92% of 2019 levels. A majority of those travelers, about 100 million, plan to travel by car.