AAA predicts back to pre-pandemic travel numbers this holiday

The American Automobile Association (AAA) predicts 109 million people will be traveling this holiday 100 million of those on the highways.

Many Americans are anxious to get back with family and will likely do that by traveling by automobile where they can control their own environment and not have to wear mask.

With that AAA is expecting a return to 2019 amounts of people on the road.

AAA is urging patience as a key to this holiday travel as backups are going to be likely with the volume of vehicles.

AAA does not expect the omicron variant or high gas prices to keep people home this year.

Suggestions to avoid high volume and congestion from AAA include leaving early in the morning or late at night to start on this year’s journey.

Above all we ask that you be cautious, careful and alert this travel season.

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