The year-end holiday season should see the highest travel volume on record.
AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of 4 percent from the 94.8 million people who traveled last year. The year-end holiday period is defined as Tuesday, Dec. 23, to Sunday, Jan. 4.
Highlights from Holiday Travel Forecast:
•More than 89.5 million travelers (91 percent of total volume) will celebrate the holidays with a road trip, an increase of 4.2 percent from 2013