When contemplating vacation savings, common sense used to dictate a road trip rather than air travel. Fluctuating gas prices have thrown that assumption for a loop: Now, the comparative costs of flying and driving depend on more elements than ever. Test your knowledge of the factors that can determine which mode of transport will save you cash.
Question 1 of 10
Which of these is a primary factor in determining the comparative prices of flying and driving?
Question 2 of 10
Under what circumstances will driving almost always be cheaper?
Question 3 of 10
When gas prices go up, which is affected more dramatically -- what you pay to travel in a car or what you pay to travel in an airplane?
Question 4 of 10
Traveling in which type of car offers the best chance of saving over air travel?
Question 5 of 10
Besides gas prices, what is the primary factor in determining how much it costs to travel by car?
Question 6 of 10
Besides ticket prices, which factors most affect how much it costs to travel by plane?
Question 7 of 10
With how many traveling family members is driving almost always the cheaper option?
Question 8 of 10
If gas prices are high and your car has poor gas mileage, what's your best chance of improving the odds that driving will still cost less than flying?
Question 9 of 10
If a flight from Washington, D.C., to Boston costs more than the total price of gas, how could it still end up being cheaper to fly?
Question 10 of 10