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In Sagging Economy, Are Vacations Taking A Hit?

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In Sagging Economy, Are Vacations Taking A Hit?

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In Sagging Economy, Are Vacations Taking A Hit?

In Sagging Economy, Are Vacations Taking A Hit?

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"Staycation" is one of those new-fangled words that caught on fast.

With soaring gas and plane ticket prices, this was supposed to be the summer of staying at home. But was that prediction off the mark?

If you're thinking about traveling soon, what should you keep in mind?

Farai Chideya speaks with Madeline Nunn, senior travel agent with the Richmond, Va., branch of the American Automobile Association, or AAA.

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