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Holiday to set new all-time travel record

 

Christmas this year will see more Americans traveling than any other time in the country's history, according to projections by the American Automobile Association (AAA).

AAA projects the number of year-end holiday travelers will top 100 million for the first time on record. Nearly one in three Americans will take a trip this holiday season, with 100.5 million expected to journey 50 miles or more from home. This represents a 1.4 percent increase compared to last year and the seventh consecutive year of year-end holiday travel growth. The year-end holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 to Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016.

The increase in holiday travel this year is being driven b...



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