AAA: 43 million people to travel for Thanksgiving holiday

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The kickoff to the busy holiday season is just a few days away.

According to AAA, 43.6 million people will travel for the holiday this year.

More than 39 million people will travel by car, AAA said.

The number of air passengers will be slightly down to just over 3.1 million travelers.

The average spending on Thanksgiving trips is expected to drop $56 from last year.