Those people planning a holiday away over the bank holiday weekend are likely to be hit by the inflated costs of fuel in the UK, according to the AA.
Statistics from the group suggest that British travellers will spend an additional £110 million on fuel while on a break this weekend when compared to figures from last year.
The findings many recent reports of rising fuel costs, debt troubles and an increased number of people resorting to individual voluntary arrangements to meet the costs of living expenses.
It is estimated that the average journey undertaken this weekend is likely to be 304 miles, with the costs of travelling this distance reported to have risen 29 per cent.
Meanwhile, those driving unleaded vehicles can expect to see their journey cost around 17 per cent more.
Elsewhere, insurance firm esure has predicted that more than 14.6 million people will take to the roads this coming weekend.