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Auto Trips Dominate Holiday Season Travel

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Auto Trips Dominate Holiday Season Travel

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Auto Trips Dominate Holiday Season Travel

Auto Trips Dominate Holiday Season Travel

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Despite the best efforts of airlines, AAA reports the car will remain the main mode of transportation this holiday season. Nearly a third of Americans will travel by car over the holidays.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And despite airlines best efforts, AAA reports the car will remain the dominant mode of transportation this holiday season. So our last word in business: drive on.

Nearly a third of Americans will travel by car over the holidays. And luckily, cars have yet to implement baggage fees.

And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

And I'm Linda Wertheimer.

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