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Survey: Thanksgiving travel to increase this year

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 Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and travel site TripAdvisor just release its annual Thanksgiving travel survey. The survey found that 43 percent of Americans plan to travel for Thanksgiving. That number is up seven percent from last year.

The survey also found that more travelers are planning to drive to their Turkey Day destinations, while fewer will fly. 60 percent of those surveyed plan on taking a road trip. That's an increase of three percent, while 35 percent will fly, down two percent.

In addition to more cars on the road, those cars will also be driving farther than in years past. with 60 percent of those driving traveling more than 200 miles. That's an increase of nearly 10 percent.

TripAdvisor surveyed more than 2,500 people.

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