SANTI, California – Are you leaving for the city on July 4? Friendship, wait on the roads of Sant. About 48 million people are expected over the coming weekend, according to the AAA’s new travel forecast.
In fact, the AAA predicts that the country may record the second highest number of registered Independence Day figures, a stark contrast to last year, when an epidemic forced a nearly 40 percent drop in travelers.
“This summer, travel is in full swing as Americans eagerly pursue travel opportunities that have been delayed for the past year and a half,” said Paula Twidale, senior vice president of AAA Travel. “We saw a lot of demand for travel around the start of Remembrance Day և summer, now all indications are that Independence Day should pass.”
Most travelers prefer road trips on July 4 this year. A record 43.6 million Americans will drive to their destinations, accounting for 91 percent of all travelers. Another 3.5 million will fly, which is 164% more than last year.
If you are a driver, you may want to avoid certain peak times before your vacation.
Working with travel analytics firm INRIX, the auto club predicts that by Monday afternoon, drivers will be turning into the latest congestion of the holiday into a weekend getaway.
According to INRIX, if you plan to travel by car from Sante ում prefer to avoid rushing, be aware that every day will be the time of the peak road.
- Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m.
- Friday, 4 to 5 p.m.
- Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Sunday. Free flow is expected
- Monday, 4 to 5 p.m.
In some major subway areas, the usual delays in the United States can almost double, and in Boston and San Francisco, drivers are probably about three times as late.
July travelers should also plan for higher prices during the July 4 vacation. Gasoline prices are at a seven-year high, with daily car rental rates up 86 percent from Independence Day. AA travelers can also expect to pay more for hotel rooms, according to AAA.
I wonder where people travel. AAA also collected the top 10 destinations on July 4.
- Orlando, Florida
- Anaheim, California
- Denver, Colorado
- Vegas, Nevada
- Seattle, Washington
- Chicago, Illinois
- New York
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Kahului, Maui, Hawaii
It is safe to travel
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidelines, noting that fully vaccinated people can travel home at a lower risk.
Whether or not they are vaccinated, travelers should take appropriate precautions և heed a few tips before traveling.
Plan ahead. Check with your state: local authority for your location along your route և at your destination to learn about local circumstances և possible restrictions.
Min minimize stops along the way. Pack food, snacks, and drinks in addition to roadside items.
Follow the public health guide և new mask guide. If you are not vaccinated, wear face masks և Remember to practice from a social distance. Wash your hands regularly, be sure to wipe with disinfectant wipes, and clean your hands.
Check into your hotel. Before staying at any hotel, call ahead to ask what precautions it takes and what requirements are in place to protect guests.
For more useful AAA travel guides, see the company’s COVID-19 Rest Travel Restriction Map for the latest state ճանապարհ local travel restrictions. You can also use TripTik.AAA.com to plan your road trip to help determine which rest stops, petrol stations, restaurants, and hotels are open along your route.