Got holiday cheer? You and almost 95 million Americans travelers will need lots of it to sustain you through road traffic and airport security checkpoints between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4.
Here are some more numbers worth noting as you make travel plans:
--91% of holiday travelers nationwide will be taking a road trip.
--5.7 million travelers nationwide will be flying to their destinations.
--1.1 million drivers will require a AAA rescue for dead batteries, flat tires and getting locked out of your car.
--the cost of hotels are up 4% to 5% over last year, and car rentals have increased 4% to an average $66 a day.
--lowest gas prices in five years show an average $2.55 a gallon.
Airlines for America predicts LAX will be the second-busiest airport in the U.S. over the holiday period, after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.
Passengers leaving from LAX at peak times -- 6 to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. -- should arrive two hours before domestic flights and three hours before international flights.
Now, back to that holiday cheer.