Is Thanksgiving the busiest travel day of the year?
America will be traveling in big numbers this Thanksgiving. It’s estimated to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel period since 2005, with more than 55 million Americans making a trip longer than 50 miles, according to the AAA. That’s 1.6 million more than last year, a nearly 2.9 percent increase.
What’s the worst travel day of the year?
AAA’s 2018 report on holiday travel has the data on what days and times to avoid hitting the road, based on place. Wednesday before Thanksgiving is notoriously the worst travel day due to school and work holidays, but congestion normally gets increasingly worse from Monday on.
What is the busiest day of the week to fly?
The Worst Days of the Week to Fly
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday are the best days to fly domestically.
- Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday are the days with the highest cost and lowest number of award seats.