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AAA sees holiday travel rising 3.1%

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HEATHROW, Fla. (AP) - AAA is projected holiday travel to rise
3.1 percent during the Christmas-to-New Year's period.

AAA says 92.3 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or
more from home during that stretch.

Most travelers will drive to their destinations. AAA projected
that almost 2.8 million people will travel by air, which is up by
2.8 percent from the same period last year.

AAA's forecast is based on economic forecasts and research by
Global Insight.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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