47 Million Americans will Travel for Thanksgiving
Pack your patience for this year's Thanksgiving trip as AAA expects the most travelers since 2007. Nearly 47 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving.
Gas is the cheapest since 2008, according to the AAA Travel forecast. Airline tickets are 10 percent lower than last year for 40 top routes. Airlines are expecting to average 65,000 more passengers each day than last year around the holiday.
Look around this Thanksgiving and you'll see 300,000 more people boarding airplanes, hitting the road, filling cruise ships and riding trains and buses. AAA urges you to be patient and to carve out plenty of time to arrive at your holiday destination safely.
Nearly 42 million Americans will take a road trip for Thanksgiving. Motorists are saving $265 million per day from lower gas prices.