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Cheaper gas, longer holiday to send more Americans traveling this season

...falls on a Thursday, giving travelers more planning flexibility and creating the longest holiday travel season since 2008. This year's holiday travel period runs from Dec. 23 to Jan. 4.Another contributing factor is the price of gasoline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/cheaper-gas-longer-holiday-se
Performers sought for Augusta Regional Airport holiday series

...Regional Airport is searching for musicians, singers and theater groups to perform at the airport terminal during holiday travel days.Performances will take place three times each day from Dec. 15 to Dec. 22, according to a news release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-03/performers-need-augusta-regio
Blood on their hands

...panic ? public schools in Texas and Ohio have closed, airline stocks are tanking and travelers are reconsidering holiday travel plans on the eve of the year's busiest travel season.This exactly is what can happen when lackadaisical policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-17/blood-their-hands
Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar

...don't expect fares to fall too.Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks...fares higher. Executives report strong bookings for holiday travel and say that Ebola headlines don't seem to be scaring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-23/fuel-costs-ease-us-airline
Holiday travel boom expected

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to scale back construction during the holiday travel period, but motorist this season may be replacing one headache with another as gas prices are projected to climb to a six-year high.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/holiday-travel-boom-expected
Atlanta airport reports holiday travel up

ATLANTA - Atlanta's airport is reporting an increase in passenger traffic during the Thanksgiving weekend, saying more than 1.8 million people passed through.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-04/atlanta-airport-reports-holi
Amtrak train with 218 aboard goes off tracks in SC

...buses and trains to take stranded passengers to their destinations further up the East Coast as the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week was opening.Seven of the nine cars on Train 20 from New Orleans went off the track but stayed upright, Amtrak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-25/amtrak-train-218-aboard-goes-tracks
Higher gas, rainy travel this holiday

...pressure moving in from the Gulf will bring widespread rain to Georgia through Wednesday, typically the heaviest day for holiday travel. Tuesday will see the highest chance of rainfall, with a 100 percent chance.Augustans could see up to 2 inches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-25/higher-gas-rainy-travel-holid
Tips for surviving the rigors of holiday travel

If you're among the 25.1 million people projected to fly this Thanksgiving, there are some things you can do to make your trip more pleasant.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-08/tips-surviving-rigors-holi
40 million expected to travel during July Fourth holiday

...it wouldn't be surprising to see gas prices inch up slightly before the holiday weekend," Brady said.Previous holiday travel forecast surveys show travelers adjust spending on such things as dining and accommodations in reaction to increases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/40-million-expected-travel-du