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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
Holiday travel numbers second-highest in a decade

...time off work.From Dec. 23 to Jan. 2, 91.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more, the second highest holiday travel season in a decade, AAA said."This year's travel forecast is second to the 2006-2007 holiday season when more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-12-16/holiday-travel-numbers-second
Holiday travel will crowd roads

...motorists, the Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended lane closures for construction sites during the holiday travel period. "We want full capacity of the road system available to people who are visiting (relatives and friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/21/met_327883.shtml
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Increase in holiday travel expected

...seem to be traveling far. AAA only predicts a .2 percent increase for the Southeastern United States and Georgia holiday travel is expected to decrease by .2 percent.Lynda Hines, spokeswoman for AAA of Augusta, said business has been steady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-05-27/memorial-day-travel-expected
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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
Area car trips projected to increase

...Despite an expected decrease in holiday travel nationally, more motorists in...increase compared with last year. Holiday travel by air, car, bus and train is...toone@augustachronicle.com. HOLIDAY TRAVEL BY THE NUMBERS 1.2 MILLION...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/18/met_504392.shtml
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Holidays don't cheer airlines

The busy holiday travel period is supposed to put a smile on the face of the airline industry...industry, analysts said, is the public relations damage caused by the holiday-travel foul-ups - the latest being a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/01/bus_438672.shtml
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Gas prices jump again

...larger national trend that should continue as the holiday travel season revs up, travel experts say. The average...January as the demand for gasoline increases with holiday travel, said Randy Bly, a spokesman for the American Automobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/17/met_200647.shtml
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Across Georgia

...prediction ATLANTA -The Georgia State Patrol reported Wednesday that a dozen people died on state roads during the holiday travel period, seven fewer than predicted. There were 3,653 crashes and 875 injuries from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/27/met_329221.shtml
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Delta's Augusta call center plans to hire 40

...month to replace retired workers and add reserves for holiday travel.The tentative start date for the new employees is...replenished. The additional employees are also needed for holiday travel.The facility has been in Augusta since 1999. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-10-02/deltas-augu