Brace yourselves, NorCal: The holiday travel rush is on

Thanksgiving 2017 Will See the Most Travelers in 12 Years

"A strong economy and labor market are generating rising incomes and higher consumer confidence, fueling a strong year for the travel industry, which will continue into the holiday season, added Ocasio even though gas prices may be more this holiday season". The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is considered to be Wednesday through Sunday. The average price is $2.56 per gallon, up 40 cents from previous year, AAA said.

AAA Texas says millions of Texans will hit the highway and they can expect to see prices remain steady at the pump.

Flying High: Over 82,000 Wisconsinites are forecast to take a flight. Vehicle rental rates are also at their highest levels in four years, and the average cost of a hotel room is up almost 15 percent. The national average for a gallon of regular is $2.56, up from $2.16 a year ago. Overall, travel for the holiday weekend is expected to be busier than past year.

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"Despite higher gas prices this year, Carolinians are still planning to hit the roads in record-breaking numbers to spend time with family and friends this Thanksgiving", AAA Carolinas President and CEO Dave Parsons said in a statement Thursday.

Another 190,720 will travel by air, a 4.5 percent jump from 2016 and the most since 222,000 flew at Thanksgiving in 2007. Using apps such as GasBuddy and Waze will help you find lower gas prices as well as steer you away from the most traffic-prone areas.

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Travelers will pay more for AAA Three Diamond Rated hotels this holiday weekend.

Alabama and California hold the lowest and highest average price for the lower 48 states at $2.271 and $3.228 per gallon. It was higher at $2.56 a gallon a month ago, but lower at $2.18 a gallon previous year at Thanksgiving.

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