BUSINESS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Travel May Set Records Amid Soaring Gas, Airline Tix

U.S. travelers may drive and fly in record numbers for the Thanksgiving holiday, facing airport delays, surging gasoline prices and the biggest one-month jump in airfares.

``People are so resigned to the cost that they're not even paying attention anymore,'' said David Brennan, 32, a hospital engineer from Alexandria, Virginia, who plans to drive 218 miles (351 kilometers) to New Jersey tonight with his wife and two daughters.

He and his family are among an estimated 38.7 million people who will travel more than 50 miles from home for Thanksgiving, according to the American Automobile Association of Heathrow, Florida. That would top the previous mark of 38.1 million travelers last year.

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