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More Americans plan to travel for Thanksgiving this year. A new survey from TripAdvisor reveals that 39% plan to travel for Thanksgiving, up seven percent from those that did in 2012 (32%). Of those traveling, 37% will flock to the skies, while 57% plan to drive to their Turkey Day destination.
According to a new survey from RetailMeNot.com, holiday travel spending amongst consumers in 2012 could be robust and average $762 per person. 50% of adults polled would spend $500 or more per person on travel-related costs during the holidays. Overall, adult consumers would spend an average of $762 per person on travel during the holidays.
According to AAA Travel, the total number of 2012 Labor Day holiday travelers is expected to reach a new post-recession high. A survey of intended travelers found that 66% said their current financial situation would not negatively impact their Labor Day holiday weekend travel plans. Median spending is expected to be $749, a small increase over the $702 median spending of intended holiday travelers in 2011.