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AAA Forecasting Thankgiving Travel Increase

November 23rd, 2011 by WCBC Radio

AAA forecasts 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. That is a four percent increase from last Thanksgiving. This is the first significant increase in any holiday travel this year. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as beginning today, through this Sunday. The latest AAA survey finds that 871,000 Marylanders will be traveling this Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  Ragina Averella, Manager of Public and Government Affairs at AAA Mid-Atlantic says that represents about a 3.5% increase over last Thanksgiving…

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