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Memorial Day Travel Expected To Hit Record Numbers

May 20, 2019, 10:01 AM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Memorial Day 2019 is already shaping up to be a record-breaking holiday.

According to AAA, nearly 43 million Americans will be celebrating the holiday with a weekend getaway.

The majority of those travelers aren’t letting the rising gas prices get in the way; more than 37 million people are planning to take a road trip. That’s about 3.5% more than in 2018.

Experts predict delays up to three times longer than a normal commute. They say if you’re able to leave as early as Wednesday, you should.

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Memorial Day Travel Expected To Hit Record Numbers