Labor Day Travel Expected to Rise

(CNN) — The recent uptick in gas prices isn’t stopping Americans from trying to get out of town on the last major travel holiday of the summer.

A travel survey by AAA shows 33 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the long weekend.

Since last year’s survey, the number of travelers is up 2.9 percent, even though the average price of gasoline is up 14 cents since then.

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