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Podcasts to Load Up for Your Thanksgiving Travels

Podcasts to Load Up for Your Thanksgiving Travels

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Hitting the road, train station, bus station, or airport for Thanksgiving? Take these podcasts with you to ease the stress.

1 week ago

The U.S. May See Its Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2007

The U.S. May See Its Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2007

David Koenig, Associated Press

Interesting fact: Gas prices are almost exactly where they were eight years ago.

3 weeks ago

Thanksgiving Travel Weekend Will Be Busiest Since 2007

Thanksgiving Travel Weekend Will Be Busiest Since 2007

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

If airfares were lower, and more flights were available, maybe more Americans would travel during Thanksgiving.

1 year ago

Thanksgiving Travel Rush Could Soon Happen Every Week at 30 U.S. Airports

Thanksgiving Travel Rush Could Soon Happen Every Week at 30 U.S. Airports

Dan Peltier, Skift

Congress is partly to blame for not approving more funding to build additional airports, but airports and airlines themselves also shoulder some responsibility, trying to pack as many flights into a day as possible. It's unclear when this congestion will be resolved, if ever.

2 years ago

Comparing Bus, Plane, Train and Driving Costs for Thanksgiving

Comparing Bus, Plane, Train and Driving Costs for Thanksgiving

Associated Press

Everyone clamors for choice, and there you have it in the myriad transportation options available in getting from Point A to Point B for Thanksgiving. There are tradeoffs for each transportation mode discussed. Missing are the proposed Hyperloop and the California to Las Vegas X Train, as well as Uber and RelayRides.

3 years ago

Airports Will Be the Busiest They’ve Been Since 2007 This Thanksgiving

Airports Will Be the Busiest They’ve Been Since 2007 This Thanksgiving

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Knowing which fees to pay could cut wait times after cancelled flights or put a family together on a plane. But no amount of money will make the insufferable crowds disappear from public U.S. airports.

3 years ago

American travelers encounter few delays returning home during the holiday weekend

American travelers encounter few delays returning home during the holiday weekend

Phuong Le, Associated Press

An uneventful Sunday around the country was welcome by travelers, many of whom left on Wednesday amidst weather delays, labor strikes, and train cancellations.

4 years ago

How international business travelers spend Thanksgiving on the road

How international business travelers spend Thanksgiving on the road

Euny Hong, Quartz

The rise of singles worldwide as an economic force manifests itself in many ways, like high end hotels catering to wealthy solo business travelers.

4 years ago

Massive Amtrak and train delays sweep through New York City’s Penn Station

Massive Amtrak and train delays sweep through New York City’s Penn Station

Reuters

Fog, union marches, and electrical problems caused delays in three major hubs yesterday adding to the stress of usual holiday crowds.

4 years ago

Fog delays over 400 flights in Chicago on one of the busiest travel days of the year

Fog delays over 400 flights in Chicago on one of the busiest travel days of the year

Associated Press

These early morning delays will wreck havoc on tight flight schedules at hubs across the country and leave millions of Americans waiting or rushing for connections.

4 years ago

Infographic: Where and how Americans are traveling to taste the turkey this year

Infographic: Where and how Americans are traveling to taste the turkey this year

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Americans can brace themselves for crowded highways and busy airports this week, but the good news is that travel is consistently more congested during Thanksgiving than the December holidays.

4 years ago

Top iPhone and iPad travel apps for the busiest travel week in U.S.

Rafat Ali, Skift

The delta between what people are actually using versus what kinds of travel startups are being started and funded is huge.

4 years ago