According to a new study, over 112 million Americans will travel during the winter holiday season.
The number of people travelling 50 miles or more away from home increased by 3.6 million compared to last year. Since 2000, the totals have been the busiest.
Over two million people will be on the roads as a result of the survey. Travel by car is on par with the previous year, but less than the previous year's record.
Christmas Day and New Year's Day will cause travel time to be extended this year. People are taking long weekends to travel because they can work remotely at their destination and be more flexible with the days they leave and return.
During the winter holiday travel period, air travel will see a 14 percent increase over last year. The number of Americans who travel by air is expected to be the same as last year.
The study found that travel by bus, rail, and cruise ship will rise to 3.6 million this holiday season, a 23 percent increase from last year and almost all of the volume of 2019.
Travelers mix with commuters on Friday before Christmas, December 27 and 28, and on Monday, January 2, as shown by the data.
More people are taking to the air if the distance isn't reasonable. If the travel distances are reasonable and more than one or two people in the household are taking the trip, it may be more cost-effective to drive instead of buying multiple air tickets, renting a car, and spending too much money before the fun even begins.
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