Holiday warning: Book travel plans now

More than half of holiday travelers book by Oct. 31, AAA says

ORLANDO, Fla. – Travel experts are warning Floridians who are looking to get away for the holidays to book their vacation plans by the end of the month.

According to a new survey by AAA, 48% of residents book their holiday trips by the end of October.

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Experts say that is when travelers typically get the best deals since airfares rise and availability drops closer to the holidays.

The study also found that COVID-19 vaccines are helping to boost confidence for holiday travelers. The survey discovered that compared to last year, when a vaccine wasn’t available, 35% of Floridians are more comfortable traveling this year.

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