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It’s the busiest travel time of the year.  The Thanksgiving Holiday this year will see more than 28-million passengers hit the friendly skies.  WGVU talked with a local travel expert about some basic travel tips and how to handle the stress.

“Remember that you’re going to get to your destination, eventually. Keep a smile on your face and pack your patience with you.”

Local Travel expert, JoAnne Verboom with Gagnon Travel offers travel friendly advice for the seasoned and not so frequent traveler.

AAA projects that more than 1.6 million people from Michigan will travel this month for the Thanksgiving holiday. The auto club released its annual forecast on Thursday for people traveling 50 miles (80 kilometers) or more, saying that's up 3.5 percent from last year. AAA says it would be the eighth consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel in Michigan. 

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AAA says it expects more than 1.48 million people from Michigan to travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home for the July 4th weekend.

The auto club says Thursday it's a 3.3 percent increase from the number of people from the state who traveled during last year's holiday travel period.

AAA says the last time the Michigan travel volume for Independence Day weekend was higher was 15 years ago.

The vast majority of those travelers - about 1.3 million - will go by car. Nearly 65,000 will travel by air. Others will go by train, bus or boat.

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With Memorial Day now in the rearview mirror and the school year having come to an end… summer travel is set to sail in the Mitten State. A new AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey shows nearly two in five Michiganders will vacation more than last summer and spend more money in the process.

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