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AAA projects increase in Thanksgiving travel to mountains

Summit Daily News

Mountain states including Colorado are expected to have 2.5 million travelers this Thanksgiving holiday weekend (Nov. 25-29), up 0.3 percent over the same weekend in 2008 but still down from 2007, according to a press release from AAA.

“Last year, Thanksgiving travel dropped a steep 25.2 percent nationwide in the wake of the ongoing housing and financial crisis,” according to the press release.

Airfares are expected to be down 4 percent and car rental prices down 3 percent relative to 2008. AAA’s projections are based on research by IHS Global Insight.


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