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Memorial Day weekend will be one of the busiest in years

This Memorial Day Weekend is expected to be one of the busiest on record. According to TripAdvisor, travel for the weekend is up 30 percent from last year.

Posted: May 23, 2019 7:30 AM
Updated: May 23, 2019 7:30 AM

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newswatch12s cameron derby is in at the rogue valley international medford airport. we go live to him now. cameron, there are a lot more people travelling than normal this weekend. what can you tell us? usually this is a big travel weekend as it is. but like you said, the numbers are way up. some are deciding to leave a day or two early to avoid the airports on those busy days. according to tripadvisor, memorial day travel is up 6 percent this year. for the entire weekend, it is up 30 percent. something you may need to know when youre travelling. of those 30 percent of extra people to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. like i said, many have decided to leave today to miss those busy free-ways. throughout the show i have some ways to speed up your airport visit. i also have gas price averages around our areas so you can budget for that. reporting live in medford. cameron derby, newswatch12. columbia care is hoping to add
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