More than 54 million Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving holiday; Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife and Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy; Skip Bedell, host of "Catch a Contractor"; and family therapist Thomas Kersting, share their best practices.
This video of heavy traffic backups in Los Angeles last Thanksgiving weekend showed just how bad the roads can get this holiday weekend.
AAA predicts some 54 million Americans will be traveling this year for Thanksgiving.
"Four years ago this weekend OPEC made a decision to open the spigots and that led to prices plummeting and for the last three years we've been dealing with relatively low prices although they have been creeping up year after year", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy.
Airlines for America said more Americans are traveling by air than ever due to historically low fares.
Over 48 million will be driving to their Thanksgiving destinations, AAA Mid-Atlantic says. "So, to be at nearly five percent, that's just incredible", Ingram said.
Nationwide: The vast majority of travelers - 48.5 million - will hit the road this Thanksgiving, almost 5 percent more than past year.
Thanksgiving travelers got help from favorable weather in most of the U.S Tuesday, but flight delays piled up at airports around the country by day's end.
Thanksgiving is one of, if not the busiest travel holiday.
- Leave early and pack your patience!
Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines, among others, reported robust or even record-breaking ticket sales for the holiday travel period.
"Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips, and this year will be no different", Trevor Reed, a transportation analyst at INRIX, said in a statement. Drivers can expect a lot of company while on the road.
Virginia: In the commonwealth, 107 thousand, 4.8% more than a year ago will hit the airways.
Travelers check in for flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in NY.