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TravelNearly 100 Million Americans Planning a Family Vacation in 2019

17:45  22 march  2019
17:45  22 march  2019 Source:   travelpulse.com

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AAA projects that nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation at some point in 2019 . While planning and budgeting for a family vacation can be daunting and sometimes the biggest obstacle to getting away with your loved ones, there are plenty of tips and tools to make the process

March 21, 2019 trumbletimes Leave a comment. A new AAA Travel survey shows many American families will embark on a road trip vacation this year.

Nearly 100 Million Americans Planning a Family Vacation in 2019© monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Getty Images Plus Family packing luggage for a summer road trip AAA projects that nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation at some point in 2019.

While the figure is slightly higher than last year, it still only represents about four in 10 U.S. adults. According to the recent AAA Travel survey, many families are planning spring and summer road trips.

In fact, more than half (53 percent) plan to take a road trip in 2019.

The good news for those families is that gas prices have averaged nearly a quarter cheaper so far this year compared with the first few months of 2018, AAA reported, pointing out that summer gas prices are also expected to be cheaper than they were a year ago.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2019 ) – From coast to coast, families are gearing up for another year of exciting travel adventures with their loved ones. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans – 4 in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019 , slightly

According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans – 4 in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019 , slightly more than last year. Spring and summer road trips will top many of these families ’ vacation plans .

The AAA Travel survey also found that approximately two-thirds of all family travelers (68 percent) plan to enjoy a summer getaway. However, fewer Americans are gearing up for spring travel, with only 45 percent of family travelers making plans, according to AAA.

Meanwhile, travelers in the South are more likely to be making plans for a family trip this year (62 percent) compared to travelers in the Northeast (35 percent), the survey found.

"The great American road trip is still one of the best ways for families to relax and reconnect with one another," said AAA Travel Information & Content executive director Stacey Barber in a statement. "This is quickly shaping up to be another busy year for family travelers, both on the roadways, as well as other popular travel destinations and attractions. To make the most of their vacations, AAA recommends families plan and research as far ahead as possible to avoid missing out on popular activities and fun."

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According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans – 4 in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019 , slightly more A welcome gift to road trippers, gas prices have averaged nearly 25 cents cheaper so far in 2019 compared with the first few months of last year.

nearly 100 million Americans – four in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019 , slightly more than last year. Two-thirds of all family travelers (68 percent) will embark on a summer getaway, while just under half (45 percent) are making plans to travel as a family this spring.

While planning and budgeting for a family vacation can be daunting and sometimes the biggest obstacle to getting away with your loved ones, there are plenty of tips and tools to make the process fun and easy.

First, consider working with a travel agent who can take the stress out of planning while also saving you money and ensuring you've got assistance in the event that something goes wrong. The U.S. Travel Association's Vacation Planning Tool is also extremely helpful if you and your family choose to do it yourselves.

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