According to WOOD TV, AAA Michigan has announced that gasoline prices statewide have risen by 14 cents per gallon in the past week and just in time for the holiday travel.

The price of gas is about 42 cents more per gallon that at this same point last year. The average price of regular unleaded gas is about $2.71 a gallon.

Check area gas prices here in West Michigan for the best value closest to you.