Labor Day weekend travel to be strong, AAA survey says
Updated: August 31, 2012 - 07:33 am
The recent uptick in gas prices isn't stopping Americans from trying to get out of town on the last major travel holiday of the summer.
A Triple-A Labor Day travel survey shows 33-million people will travel 50 miles or more during the long weekend.
The automotive and travel services group says the vast majority of travelers, 28-point-2 million of them, will hit the roadways for their trip.
Since last year's survey, the number of travelers is up two-point-nine-percent, even though the average price of gasoline is up 14 cents since then.
The Labor Day survey looks at the travel period between Thursday, August 30th and Monday, September 3rd.
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