A record number of tourists is expected in the US for Thanksgiving.: short tips for motorists, useful tips for motorists
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A record number of tourists is expected in the US for Thanksgiving.

According to American Automobile Association, the total number of tourists that are going to leave their homes in this period will increase by 1 million - to 48.7 million people.

Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday in the United States which falls this years on fourth Thursday of November 24th. However, many Americans take on a few days of leave (this year Wednesday and Friday), most often to visit friends and relatives.

At the same time the number of motorists in travels is around 43.5 million, 3.69 million of Americans will prefer air travel, and 1.44 million of people will prefer other means of transport, including intercity buses and trains, and cruise ships as well.

Petrol prices in the US have settled down and started rising in the last few weeks, but in general, in 2016, the Americans saved more than $ 28 billion thanks to a sharp decrease at the beginning of the year. In the US, on Thanksgiving Day the petrol prices will be on the verge of 2008 year - $ 1.85 per gallon (3.79 liters).

Airline tickets will rise by 21% on a year-on-year basis. Room rates in hotels will change little, if at all - $ 155 averagely per night.

According to records on the reservations, cities with balmy weather will be the most popular destinations for travels.