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Get ready, Labor Day travel crunch begins

Get ready, Labor Day travel crunch begins

Another Labor Day holiday is upon us and millions of people plan to celebrate the last long weekend of summer miles from home. More Floridians — 1.8 million — are expected to be among the 35.5 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more from home between Thursday and Monday, according to AAA Travel. That's the highest number of travelers overall for Labor Day since 2008, and about a 1 percent increase from 2014, AAA said. The uptick in travel volume is boosted by an increase in disposable income, cheaper gas prices and an improved housing market, the travel company said. Here's a snapshot of what this weekend holds: Gas prices: Good news for motorists as...

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