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AAA: 94.5 Million Americans Expected to Travel for Year-End Holidays

For the fifth consecutive year, year-end holiday travel is predicted to increase, according to the “2013/2014 AAA Year-End Holidays Travel Forecast.” This year, 94.5 million Americans are expected to travel, compared to 94 million last year.

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AAA: Thanksgiving Travel Slightly Down From Last Year

According to the “AAA Thanksgiving 2013 Travel Forecast,” 43.4 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, a decrease of 1.5% from the 44 million people who traveled last year. But the gas prices will be the cheapest since Thanksgiving weekend in 2010.

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AAA Provides Travel Forecast for Labor Day Weekend

For the upcoming Labor Day weekend, approximately 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home — a 4.2 percent increase from 32.7 million who traveled last year.

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AAA Provides Forecast on Travel for Independence Day Weekend

For this year’s holiday weekend, AAA projects fewer Americans traveling and higher rental car prices compared to last year.

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Hertz Announces Discount Opportunity for Concert Season

A new offer from Hertz, AAA and Live Nation Entertainment gives customers $35 off a minimum five-day rental and $50 in Live Nation Concert Cash. The promotion runs until April 30.

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AAA Projects Slight Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers Compared to Last Year

While the AAA travel report expects that more Americans will travel for the holiday than last year, it says the average travel distance is projected to decrease by almost 17%.

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Access to Fuel Improving But Still an Issue in Northeast

The Department of Energy stated that Phillips 66 is estimating it could take two to three weeks before its refinery in Linden, N.J. can resume operations. As well, to help clean up and repair infrastructure in the Northeast, the Department of Transportation has released funding to several states.

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AAA In Support of Safe Rental Car Act

The letter also stated that AAA will work with Boxer to ensure that the bill becomes law.

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Reports Say Labor Day Travel Up Over Last Year

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is reporting a 25% increase in advance neighborhood bookings, while a AAA Travel report projects that 85% of holiday travelers will go by car.

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AAA Predicts Increase in Travel for Independence Day Holiday from Last Year

The jump in travel from July 3 to July 8 is based on the longer holiday period, gas prices and car rental rates.

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