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Experts Say Local Holiday Travelers Will Have Plenty Of Company

The AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates more than a half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday.

15 hours ago

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Your Holiday Guide To New York City

Refer to this holiday travel guide for what to see and do in New York City over the holidays.

11/21/2014

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Tips For Stress-Free Holidays Travels

It does not matter if travelers fly, drive, take the bus or go by train, there are different things they can do to lessen the stress of traveling during the holidays.

11/20/2014

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TSA: Knitting Needles And Ice Skates OK On Plane, But Fake Saws Should Stay Home

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

11/19/2014

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New Study Warns Airport Congestion Becoming Year Round Problem

Dreading that trip to the airport to head home for Thanksgiving? A travel lobbying group is issuing a dire warning…that things could get that busy on a regular basis year round…and soon.

11/19/2014

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How To Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad

Celebrating Thanksgiving might be a difficult thing to do, especially if you have to travel abroad during the holiday. However, with a few simple changes and a little bit of adjusting, it is still possible to make Thanksgiving enjoyable for you and others wherever you are.

11/18/2014

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Best Places In America To Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Beachgoers Head Home From Jersey Shore As Holiday Weekend Comes To End

At the Farley Service Plaza along the Atlantic City Expressway, many travelers who hit the road early Sunday said their commute back home was a smooth one.

07/06/2014

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Gas Prices Spike As Holiday Weekend Approaches

Analysts say gas prices are at the highest they’ve been for the July 4th weekend in six years.

07/02/2014

Shirley Shirk hugs her grandson, Jonathan Nauman, on Christmas Eve at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: CBS3)

All Smiles At PHL As Family, Friends Reunite For Christmas

At Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday night, there were plenty of happy holiday reunions.

12/24/2013

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Nasty Weather Causes Minor Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

According to the FAA, due to low clouds and fog, some arrivals were seeing delays averaging about 30-minutes.

12/23/2013

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More Than A Million Local Residents Expected To Travel 50 Miles Or More For Christmas

Getting ready to hit the road for the holidays? So are a lot of other people around here, according to AAA.

12/19/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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5 Reasons Being Solo During The Holidays Rocks

Alright, Singletons, it’s time to stop moping around feeling sorry for yourself for being single during the holidays. We have five reasons to celebrate your solo status!

12/02/2013

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Smooth Ride Home For Philadelphia’s Holiday Visitors

AAA was projecting a decrease of about 1.5% in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving weekend, and that projection seemed to be right on at 30th Street Station on Sunday night, where travelers were enjoying a pretty easy ride home.

12/01/2013

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