The predictions are based on historical traffic speed and volume data from the previous three months. Visit AAA’s projections are based on economic forecasting and research by IHS Markit, a London-based business information provider. Traffic prediction visualization: Processes and a graphical user interface to display the traffic prediction data. Drivers can request roadside assistance, identify nearby gas prices, locate discounts, book a hotel or map a route via the AAA Mobile app. Since 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for safe mobility. Cancun, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Los Cabos, Mexico; and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, are AAA’s top five international destinations for the year-end holidays.AAA’s travel experts remind travelers that it’s not too late to begin planning a holiday getaway. Since its founding in 1902, AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. "While not as busy as Easter, which is typically the pinnacle of leisure traffic due to it being the first break for several months, the Great British summer holiday getaway begins with an initial rush for the roads this weekend as that's when the majority of schools break up. "• M5 Almondsbury Interchange and from Bristol to Taunton• A34 and M3 south and south west to the south coast• A14 between the Midlands and the east coast• A590/A591 between the M6 and the Lake DistrictHighways England will not be lifting roadworks for the weekend.

Definitely don't be on the road between 3PM and 6PM when rush hour meets holiday traffic or you'll be bumper-to-bumper with a literal nightmare before Christmas. Rates for AAA Two and Three Diamond Rated lodgings are expected to increase 7 percent, with travelers spending an average of $128 and $160 per night, respectively. [flickrpress type="rss" url="" view="squares" count="6" columns="2"]

Nationally, drivers could experience double the travel times on Thursday and Friday afternoon, although New York City and Washington, D.C. could see triple the delays.“With kids out of school and many Americans taking extended time off for the holidays, drivers will experience only incremental delays throughout the week. Rush hour starts at 11AM, so make sure you're on the road before then. Dead batteries, flat tires and lockouts will be the leading reasons AAA members will experience car trouble. Motorists are being warned of heavy traffic as about nine million vehicles take to the roads over the weekend ahead of a summer getaway. ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2019) – More Americans than ever on record – 115.6 million – will travel this holiday season, from Saturday, Dec. 21 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. "Sadly, for many the very much-needed family summer holiday might begin stressfully as long tailbacks are inevitable, particularly in the South West on the M5 which is the main conduit to the beaches of Devon and Cornwall. These are external links and will open in a new windowMotorists are being warned of heavy traffic as about nine million vehicles take to the roads over the weekend ahead of a summer getaway.The RAC predicts 36.5 million "leisure" journeys in the first fortnight of the English and Welsh school holidays.It said drivers would experience "customary chaos" and warned of traffic hotspots on motorways to popular destinations.The busiest period is likely to be Saturday between 11:00 and 16:00 BST.RAC traffic spokesman Rod Dennis said: "This weekend will bring unwelcome customary chaos to Britain's major roads as people flock to take advantage of the first week or two of the summer holidays on home soil. AAA offers these tips to help prevent road rage:Gas prices steadily declined in November, paving the way for even cheaper prices for the year-end holidays. The worst times to drive: December 23rd. "Figures from the organisation revealed 22 drivers a day broke down last July and August because they had run out of fuel.The RAC's figures are based on the travel plans of 3,100 motorists, with 36.5 million leisure journeys expected between Friday 21 July and Sunday 6 August.The Prince of Wales leads a two-minute silence, marking the day World War Two ended with Japan's surrender. AAA expects most motorists to see gas prices drop before the new year, but will likely be slightly more expensive than last December’s national gas price average of $2.37.As an added bonus for holiday road trippers, AAA members who register in the More than 853,000 motorists will call AAA for assistance at the roadside this holiday season.