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AAA predicts busiest Labor Day travel in 7 years

AAA predicts busiest Labor Day travel in 7 years

More than 1.8 million Floridians are expected to join a growing number of people traveling over the Labor Day holiday, travel club AAA says. A total of 35.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home between Sept. 3 and 7, AAA says. That's up from 35 million Americans and 1.7 million Floridians last year. Overall, this will be the highest number of people traveling for a Labor Day holiday period since 2008, aided by more disposable income, cheaper gas prices and an improved housing market, AAA said. "The summer travel season is almost over and many kids are back in school, but an extended weekend and positive economic fundamentals should be enough to convince...

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