Locally, 56,000 Wilkes-Barre area residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving.
"If you look at this time past year, for the state of Texas, the price is 34 cents higher and the reason for that analysts say it's because we're seeing higher demand than usual this fall", AAA spokesperson Daniel Armbruster said. This also marks the eighth consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel in MI as more people take to the nation's roads, skies, rails and waterways.
AAA defines the Thanksgiving holiday travel period as November 22 to November 26.
"Carolinians are still planning to hit the roads in record-breaking numbers to spend time with family and friends this Thanksgiving", said AAA Carolinas President and CEO Dave Parsons.
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Of those 51 million people, 89 percent of those will be traveling by auto. "Oil prices reached 2-year highs last week, causing the sudden jump at the pump".
The higher gas prices are not enough to deter Floridians from traveling this Thanksgiving, AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said.
People may be beating the long lines this weekend before the real travel rush kicks in Wednesday, which is the peak travel day for Thanksgiving, according to AAA. That's up more than three percent from 2016, and includes 650,000 Oregonians.
For those traveling the roads, a gallon of regular gas in MA averages $2.59 a gallon. Air fares are at their lowest levels in five years for a round-trip flight for the top 40 domestic routes, AAA said.
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Travelers can expect to spend any "flight savings" on vehicle rentals. On the other hand, the average rate for AAA Two Diamond Rated hotels decreased 5 percent with an average nightly cost of $117.
AAA said more Americans will also fly this Thanksgiving. AAA recommends motorists have their vehicles inspected by a trusted fix shop, such as one of the more than 7,000 AAA Approved Auto fix facilities across North America.
Of course, saving money is key when traveling during the holidays.
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