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AAA: More than 55 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

The most since 2005; record delays expected on Wednesday

 
Series: Holiday Travel | Story 1

Last updated 11/15/2019 at 4:24pm



More than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. Overall, an additional 1.6 million more people will travel compared with last year, a 2.9% increase. The vast majority of holiday travelers will drive to their destinations and, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects Wednesday afternoon to be the worst travel period nationally, with trips taking as mu...



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