That's 1.5 million more than last Thanksgiving weekend. On Wednesday, the high will be 50 degrees and the low will be 29 degrees, and there's a 10 percent chance of precipitation. "Most Americans can enjoy time spent with friends and family". - On Black Friday, navigations will be at their highest from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. local time. The daily car rental average is $70 a day, a 34-percent increase from 2016 and the highest since 2013.
As of Tuesday, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in Twin Falls was $2.57 - compared with $2.34 a year ago.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority said passenger volumes are up slightly in both October and year-to-date categories.
RDU is expecting 204,000 people to fly through the airport over the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday.
If you choose to travel by air, you're in luck! Just expect that and that way you are prepared for it and you don't get stressed on the road.
"On the workday before a major holiday, NJ TRANSIT customers may shift their travel pattern to the early afternoon, when employers may let workers out early". Travel times are expected to more than double during that period, making it the worst time to travel to Los Angeles International Airport. In Boston, which AAA ranks as the eighth most congested city in the country, the worst wait will likely occur at the intersection of Interstates 90 and 84 from 5:15-7:15 p.m. Tuesday.
"Plan out your route, make sure you have enough time to get there and then leave early", said Sgt. Jonathan Ware.
Drivers do not have to be a AAA member to use the program. About 89 percent of holiday travelers, or 45.5 million, will be hitting the road.
These numbers include everyone driving, flying, taking a bus, train or boat. The airline industry group Airlines for America predicts a record 28.5 million Americans will take to the skies this Thanksgiving, a three percent increase from last year. Lastly, GasBuddy has a convenient online Trip Cost Calculator to estimate fuel costs based upon destination and make of vehicle. The Northwest will also see showers with rain stretching from Seattle to Jackson Hole.
"No matter the stony road they trod or the route they rove, it behooves holiday travelers to travel during off-peak hours to avoid significant delays, to plan ahead, to stay alert, and to avoid distractions", Townsend said. By doing so, you're not only creating a more pleasant environment, you're also helping protect your health by managing your stress.