Influx of travelers ready to hit the road, skies

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Practice patience if you plan to travel away from home this Thanksgiving, airports and roads could be crowded.

AAA  says nearly 47 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from Wednesday through Sunday.

The good news for them, AAA says gas is the cheapest it has been since 2008.

Costs are also down for those who are flying.

According to the travel company, airline tickets are ten percent lower than last year for many frequently traveled routes.

Over the holidays, airlines are expecting 65,000 more passengers each day than last year.

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