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Nearly 100M Americans expected to travel for end-of-year holidays
Nearly 100M Americans expected to travel for end-of-year holidays

The upward trend in travel seen this year is expected to continue through the end-of-year holiday season, with nearly 100 million Americans expected to travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "This year more Americans will join with friends and family to celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year than ever before," said Christine Sarames Delise, a spokeswoman for the driver advocacy organization. "Americans continue to look forward with increasing consumer confidence, rather than look back at the recession. This brighter outlook, along with lower gas prices, is helping to drive expected travel volumes to the highest level for...

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