TUCSON (KVOA) – Specialists say Memorial Day ought to cap off a report weekend of vacation journey and kick off a busy summer season.
The Transportation Safety Administration studies screening greater than seven million passengers between Thursday and Sunday. Specialists anticipate Monday to be the busiest day at America’s airports for the reason that pandemic began. AAA Arizona estimated air journey within the state would soar by 546%.
It isn’t simply air journey that is seeing a lift. Highway journey in Arizona was anticipated to be up 53%.
Nationwide, AAA estimates greater than 37 million individuals traveled 50 miles or extra from house. That’s up 60% over final 12 months.
One other report was fuel costs, which had been at their highest since Memorial Day 2014. Monday’s nationwide common is $3.05 for a gallon of standard.
Arizona is on the excessive finish of the nationwide averages, with a gallon of standard right here will set you again $3.12.
However these excessive fuel costs will not be placing the brakes on summer season journey plans.