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That’s because driving to wherever you are going on Thanksgiving morning has always clearly been the best option, even before we had Google data to prove as much.
Let’s run through that Google data, though, quickly.
What this chart also shows is that there were no traffic spikes early Thanksgiving morning, or all day Thanksgiving really, unless you count the afternoon when people are presumably shuttling between locations or going out for beer or something.
So, yes, the data clearly shows that Thanksgiving morning is the thinking driver’s pick, but also consider, aside from that, going on Thanksgiving morning means less time with your crappy family, or at least a more manageable amount of time with your crappy family.
According to Google, traffic is worst on Sunday afternoons and evenings, as people return to their holes, though, if you look at the data, it doesn’t really matter.
Advice from a Flight Attendant on How to Make Thanksgiving Travel Less Terrible
Unfortunately, that often means traveling, and traveling in the days leading up to Thanksgiving can be a blinding nightmare.
Hundreds of people worried that they’re going to make their flight means a whole lot of crankiness and stress.
Try to pack everything in an approved carry-on which varies from airline to airline and aircrafts (visit airline website for dimensions).
How can people plan ahead to avoid being supremely miserable when they’re traveling over the holidays?
Besides becoming dehydrated and jet lag becoming worse, it often leads to trouble—being loud, being obnoxious, bothering fellow passengers and flight attendants.
Steady Rain Starts Off Thanksgiving Travel Day
as declared in FORT MYERS, Fla — – Southwest Florida international Airport is about to be flooded with holiday travelers.
The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year.
“Instead of going direct from Philadelphia to here, I was being rerouted to Denver and had to stay the whole day and take a red eye to arrive Thanksgiving morning,” she added.
RSW recommends would be fliers to arrive at the airport two hours before their flight.
They also suggest you arrive three hours if you have an international flight.
Travel tips for Thanksgiving
It’s one of, if not, the biggest travel days of the year, and we’re tracking a period of developing rain, which will last longest in southeastern New England.
It won’t drop more than scattered rain and high terrain snow showers in Western New England, but a steady rain from morning to midday in Worcester, wrapping up during early afternoon in Boston and mid to late afternoon on Cape Cod.
However, if you’re flying to your destination, across most of the continental United States looks dry and mostly sunny.
If you’re heading to Chicago, it will be much cooler than here with highs into the mid to upper 30s Wednesday.
If you’re travel plans take to you the west coast, southern California looks nice and warm with highs into the 80s.