The cost of airline tickets over the holiday Labor Day weekend are likely to be up nine percent compared to a year ago, and the bad news continues.
The cheapest round-trip airfares for the top 40 US air routes will be rising to $179, according to the AAA’s Leisure Travel Index.
Daily car rental rates for the weekend will jump to an average of $46, which is an increase of seven percent.
AAA Three Diamond rated hotels are predicted to go up by six percent from this time last year, with travelers spending $139 per night on average, compared with $132 a year ago. While travelers using AAA Two Diamond accommodation will have to cough up two percent more this year. That’s around $102 a night.
The AAA offers members various tools to help with planning your travel and accommodation. There are free TourBook maps and travel guides and the free AAA TripTikÂ® Travel Planner, which can be found on the AAA.com website.
The AAA is the largest motoring and touring organization in North America, and provides insurance, travel, financial and automobile-related services to almost 52 million members. Since being founded in 1902, the AAA has been a leader and an advocate for the security and safety of all travelers. It also a not-for-profit organization and it pays its taxes,
You can find AAA clubs on the Internet at AAA.com.