As tension builds in Syria, you may continue to pay more at the pump.
Labor Day travelers say enough is enough.
"This weekend we decided to take the car instead of the truck, that mean we had to leave some of our toys at home, so we can save a little on gas," said Jeff Etapa of Elkhart Lake.
Why the jump? The 34 million people expected to be on the roads this holiday weekend are partially to blame.
But experts say the situation in Syria is causing global crude oil prices to accelerate.
"There's still a lot of uncertainty, about whether or not the United States has a national security interest in this whole initiative," explained Gregg Laskoski, Senior Petroleum Analyst at GasBuddy.com
Experts say prices have risen significantly in the Great Lakes region.
The average price of gasoline in the Green Bay area on Friday was $3.64 a gallon.
That's up nine cents from a week ago, according to GasBuddy.com.
However, it's still 24 cents cheaper than this time last year.
So how long can we expect an up tick in prices?
"I think we may see a nominal increase, perhaps over the next week to ten days," Laskoski said.
Even though the holiday weekend will be behind us, experts say a lot of it still depends on what the next step will be in Syria.
Consumers say they would like some relief.
"We're definitely ready for gas prices to come back down. We like to do a lot of different sports: boating, snowmobiling, jet skiing and get cuts in all that, so we had to cut back on other things we would be doing," Etapa said.
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