Heavy Travel Predicted for Thanksgiving Holiday11/25/2019 Are you planning a trip over the Thanksgiving holiday? You won’t be alone. Triple A says more than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since Triple A began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. Overall, an additional 1.6 million more people will travel compared with last year, a 2.9 percent increase.