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What are your plans for Memorial Day weekend?

AAA: 2.5M Americans expected to fly over Memorial Day weekend

Almost all hotels along the coast of Volusia County are booked up for Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Lodging and Hospitality Association.
Almost all hotels along the coast of Volusia County are booked up for Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Lodging and Hospitality Association. (WKMG)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Memorial Day is coming, and it got us thinking: What are your plans for the holiday weekend?

AAA officials say travel will increase over Memorial Day weekend from last year because more Americans have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and consumer confidence is growing.

Heat then a cold front which will challenge the Memorial Day forecast

The auto club and insurance company said nearly 2.5 million Americans will take plane trips, nearly six times more than the same period in 2020.

Additionally, it expects more than 37 million people to travel at least 50 miles from home during the weekend, up 60% from last year, which was the lowest since AAA began keeping records in 2000.

So let us know what your plans are for Memorial Day.

Quiz: How well do you know your Memorial Day trivia?

AAA: 2.5M Americans expected to fly over Memorial Day weekend


About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.