holiday travel

Government, Business

Record Drivers for July 4th Weekend to Boost Gasoline Demand

heavy traffic on a California highway Vehicles on Highway 101 in San Francisco, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Gasoline demand in the U.S. is set to get a bump this July 4th weekend as a record number of drivers are expected to hit the road with some relief at the pump.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
June 30, 2022
Business, Fuel

More Memorial Day Travel Expected, Despite High Gas Prices

High gas prices are shown in Los Angeles High gas prices are shown at a station in Los Angeles on May 24. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press)

To drive, or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with surging gas prices that are redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new COVID-19 surge also spreads across the country.

May 26, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

Gas Price Records Mount as Travel Nears Pre-COVID Norms

Fuel prices at a gas station in New York May 17 Fuel prices at a gas station in New York May 17. (Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg News)

Gasoline prices in the U.S. have hit fresh peaks for the past 10 days, the longest run of consecutive records just as travel is expected to approach levels seen before the pandemic, according to auto club AAA.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2022
Government, Business

More Than a Million Americans Will Travel Over Christmas, TSA Says

Travelers wearing protective masks check in at San Francisco International Airport on Nov. 24. Travelers wearing protective masks check in at San Francisco International Airport on Nov. 24. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Americans are expected to continue with their travel plans for the Christmas holiday with more than a million air passengers anticipated for the balance of December and into January for the holiday, David Pekoske, administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, said during an aviation event Dec. 8.

Shaun Courtney | Bloomberg News
December 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Record Number of Travelers Predicted for Roads, Rails, Airports, AAA Says

Holiday travel David Zalubowski/Associated Press

Expect record-breaking crowds this holiday season on the nation’s roads, rails and runways, as about one-third of Americans will be on the move.

Mary Wisniewski | Chicago Tribune
December 20, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

American Roadtrippers to Face $3 a Gallon Gas This Summer

Memorial Day 2017 traffic Northbound traffic on the Henry Hudson Parkway, leading out of Manhattan, on the Friday of Memorial Day weekend last year. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

U.S. drivers might be feeling flush after getting tax cuts amid a growing economy as they embark on the summer driving season, but road trips will cost more this year.

Barbara Powell | Bloomberg News
May 17, 2018
Government, Fuel

Record Number of Motorists Expected on Roads on July 4 Holiday

LA Traffic Eric Demarcq/Flickr

The number of Americans traveling by car for the Fourth of July holiday will hit a record high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation’s largest motorists’ advocacy group said June 29.

Reuters | By Andreas Cremer
June 29, 2017
Business

Cheap Gasoline and Three-Day Weekend to Fuel Record July 4 Travel

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

If you’re road-tripping this holiday weekend, you’re in good company. With U.S. gasoline prices the lowest in more than a decade, July 4 travelers are expected to hit the road in record numbers.

Rachel Adams-Heard | Bloomberg News
June 27, 2016