More Americans travel during the holiday season
In these festive days of travel will go a record number of Americans. According to the American automobile Association (AAA), annually publishes its own statistics, these Christmas holidays by car, plane, or rail to travel 107 million people in the US.
Despite the fact that this year the price of gasoline has increased, the number of travelers increased by 3.1 percent compared to last year.
According to AAA, the number of Americans traveling on the road during the holidays, has been growing for the ninth consecutive year. In comparison with 2005, the number of travelers increased by 25 percent, i.e. by 21.6 million people.
The majority – 97.4 million, prefer to travel by car. 6.4 million people chose a plane to visit family, see friends or spend a holiday weekend.
“Only” 3.6 million prefer to use rail, bus, or went in the way by sea.
In this case, not all prefer the holidays to visit family.
According to a report by AAA, for the second year in a row, the most popular locations for holiday trips become Orlando, Florida, and Anaheim in California – that is where is the amusement parks of Disney.
For them in popularity followed by a beach vacation in Cancun (Mexico), Hawaii, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Florida. Top ten most popular destinations closes in new York.