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Highest July 4th Travel Predicted

Nearly 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence Day holiday weekend; an increase from the 42.3 million people who traveled last year, according to AAA Travel.

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70% of Summer Motorists Worry About Road Conditions

A new AAA survey reveals drivers’ frustrations over both traffic congestion and a crumbling infrastructure.

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Number of Holiday Travelers Predicted to Top 100 Million

During the year-end holidays, AAA projects 100.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 1.4% from the 98 million people who traveled last year.

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Hertz Offers Discount to AAA Members

From now through Jan. 31, Hertz is offering 30% off daily rentals — plus an additional $40 off weekly rentals — for AAA members.

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AAA Predicts 46.9 Million to Travel for Thanksgiving

This year is the highest projection for travel during the Thanksgiving holiday since 2007. At an average of $2.15 per gallon, gas is 65 cents less than the average price last year.

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Independence Day Travel Up Year-Over-Year

During the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend, 41.9 million American will journey 50 miles or more from home, a 0.7% increase from the 41.6 million people who traveled last year, according to the “AAA Independence Day Travel Forecast.”

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More Than 98M Americans Predicted to Travel for Year-End Holidays

During the year-end holiday season, AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, the highest travel volume for this holiday period on record.

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Low Fuel Prices Lead to Highest Thanksgiving Travel Since 2007

For this week’s Thanksgiving holiday weekend, AAA projects 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 4.2% from the 44.4 million who traveled last year.

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Hertz, AAA Offer Winter Driving Tips

In partnership with AAA, Hertz has released a list of tips for safe driving this winter season.

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AAA: Highest Number of Labor Day Travelers Since 2008

During the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, 34.7 million Americans are projected to travel 50 miles or more from home, the highest projection of travelers for the Labor Day holiday since 2008.

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AAA: Independence Day Travelers Increase 1.9% Year-Over-Year

During the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend, 41 million Americans are projected to journey 50 miles or more from home, a 1.9% increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last Independence Day weekend.

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AAA: 36.1 Million Americans to Travel for Memorial Day

During the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, approximately 36.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home, a 1.5% increase from the 35.5 million who traveled last year, according to the “AAA Memorial Day Travel Forecast.”

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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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