1.4M Thanksgiving travelers expected to fill Virginia highways
18 Ноября 2017, 12:10 | Rudolph Thomas
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"This is the highest number of Arizonans to hit the road for Thanksgiving since 2005".
An estimated 2.6 million Florida residents will travel at least 50 miles during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, according to an AAA forecast released Thursday. He says that large number is due in part to a strong economy and because consumer confidence is up.
Road Trip Ready: Over 945,000 will take a Thanksgiving road trip; an increase of nearly 30,000 people (3.3%).
USA motorists will take 45.5 million trips this holiday, a 1.5 percent increase over a year ago and also the most since 2005, even though gas prices are at their highest since 2014, AAA said.
Across the US 50.9 million Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving.
Nationally, 50.9 million Americans will travel between Wednesday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 26, according to AAA Texas.
Just under 4 million USA travelers will fly this year, an increase of almost 5 percent and the largest number since 2007.
The Better Business Bureau has a warning for travelers this year. "This should set the table for small discounts at the pump, before the holiday arrives".
Jeff Long is out at UofA
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