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02 July, 2019, 22:56
AAA's Leisure Travel Index said more people are traveling despite an average 10-percent increase in airfares. AAA Texas is expecting a record-breaking 3.5 million Texans to travel this week for the Independence Day weekend. An estimated 48.9 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend; 2.6 million of those will be Floridians. The remainder plan to use either trains, buses or cruise ships.
AAA predicts almost 49 million Americans are planning an Independence Day getaway this year. "It's typical to see increases at the pump ahead of the holiday, but we may see prices continue to jump throughout the month due to refinery interruptions on the East Coast, increasing demand and fluctuations in crude oil price".
Most will travel by auto.
The major highways impacted by this holiday travel will most likely be Interstate 93, Interstate 95, Interstate 495 and Route 3. It can also be streamed on Bloomberg.com and listened to on Bloomberg Radio.
With today's national average of $2.66, gas prices are 22 cents less year-over-year and expected to drop even lower into the summer.
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AAA said delays are expected to increase by 9 percent nationwide.
For those travelers planning an worldwide vacation, Europe is the destination of choice.
AAA recommends motorists take their vehicles to a trusted fix facility to perform any needed maintenance before heading out on a road trip. Rome, London, Dublin and Paris are the most popular spots for worldwide vacations this holiday, with Vancouver, Canada - a top departure port for Alaskan cruises - rounding out the top five.
Even though the price of gas is up from the end of June, it's 17-cents a gallon less in Kentucky compared to last fourth of July, according to AAA. Dead batteries, flat tires and lockouts will be the leading reasons AAA members will experience vehicle trouble. The busiest day for rental pick-ups is expected to be Wednesday, July 3. Additionally, motorists should be prepared for an emergency, which means having a first-aid kid, a flashlight with extra batteries, a basic tool kit as well as water and snacks in case you're stranded roadside for an extended period.
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