How are you getting to Thanksgiving dinner?

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GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND – Planning on driving to dinner this Thanksgiving? You won’t be alone.

A survey by found 92% Americans planning on traveling next week plan to drive. Of 81,000 people who participated, 31% said they will be traveling over 500 miles and another 31% will travel between 200 and 500 miles. Only 6.5% said they will take to the air.

It’s not surprising, but 71% of people say they are planning on spending less for travel.

Some other findings:

  • 36% will start off their travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • 30% said their travel will start the day before
  • 18% said they are leaving 2 to 3 days before
  • 25% will return home later on Thanksgiving Day
  • 22% will start Friday morning
  • 42% said they will leave for home on Saturday or Sunday
  • 95% of respondents have a smart phone
  • 52% said they’ll use 2 to 3 travel apps for their Thanksgiving travels
  • 34% will actively use 4 or more apps.

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