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” But many Americans have a difficult time cooking turkey.They're big and bulky, and cooking turkey to a safe temperature can easily dry out the meat.

USA TODAY Published 3:35 PM EST Nov 16, 2018 Thanksgiving used to make me miserable.If you’re in a rut like I was, here are some easy ways to reclaim the holidays and make them fun again.

Most airlines overbook because people are unreliable, and with the profit margin already so tight, they need to optimize the space they have.Why airlines overbook flights “There’s someone who may have got a flat tire or who missed their connection or got sick,” aviation economics expert and senior vice president of ICF Aviation Samuel Engel told Vox.

USA TODAY Published 5:01 AM EST Nov 15, 2018 Gas prices are plunging as the Thanksgiving holiday travel period approaches.A dramatic drop in oil prices over the last several weeks is fueling the decline.

Industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) revealed record-breaking projections for the United States airline industry during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period.6 million passengers will travel on U.

In 2017, the Long Island resident had been a little late to place her turkey order to Feisty Acres, a North Fork farm known for its organic, heritage-breed gobblers.While she did ultimately wind up getting her two birds — at 6 to 12 pounds, Feisty’s turkeys run smaller than the average supermarket kind — the stress was real, Konstantinidis says.

Just about every survey of travelers finds that the most stressful part of any travel, holiday or otherwise, is the travel itself.With that in mind, here are some tips that should make your holiday travel, if not easier, at least more pleasant.

"All of that travel will make for busy airports — with Atlanta, Los Angeles and Chicago being three of the most hectic during Thanksgiving week, according to data from travel companies Hopper and InsureMyTrip.The busiest time will likely be 8 a.

Although that may not always be ideal, Thanksgiving and Christmas travel can save you a lot of extra cash.According to online travel agency Kayak, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day are two of the most economical times to fly — even if you book flights at the last minute.

Pies and pastries tend to be the number one item the TSA sees — and screens — come the holiday, followed by meats.Garvin said she especially sees packed food from college students traveling back to school after the holiday.

As travelers pack up their bags and get ready for Thanksgiving week, one thing is certain: They will not be alone.And according to AAA, the 2018 Thanksgiving weekend will see the holiday period’s highest travel volume since 2005, with 54.

We looked around for some of the best Thanksgiving Day feasts in restaurants across the USA, whether you're staying in town or one of the millions who travel for the holiday.The Thanksgiving menu includes harvest pumpkin bisque, oven roasted turkey and a dessert sampler with nibbles of numerous sweets.

1/11 SLIDES © Shutterstock Plan your island getaway during the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas to save big.2/11 SLIDES © Shutterstock Aruba Always-popular Aruba has great beaches, lively bars and casinos and an array of watersports.

Every year, journalists write about how "Thanksgiving travel is at a new high.5 million more people than last year—are hitting the road and the skies for Thanksgiving, the highest its been since 2005, AAA reports.

More than 54 million Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving, according to AAA's latest projection.Defined as Wednesday, November 21 to Sunday, November 25, the Thanksgiving holiday period will see the vast majority of travelers—48.

Here are the best Thanksgiving tools that we've tested here at Reviewed (many are our Editor's Choice winners!They were our top choice for mixing bowls and an Editors' Choice winner.

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Getting ahead of your travel plans Between the long lines, sold-out flights and sky-high airfare prices, holiday travel can be a stressful experience.Travelers can save an average of 6% when creating airfare alerts to help them book tickets, said Kelly Soderlund, communications director at Hipmunk, a travel search company.

Make your trip more affordable and bearable by traveling on one of the days when there’s less rush.“To save, either extend your trip, flying out early within the week and returning the week after Thanksgiving, or shorten it, flying out early on Thanksgiving Day and returning the Saturday after,” said Kimia Kalbasi, a food, travel and lifestyle blogger.

With the number of holiday travelers seemingly growing each year, it’s never too early (or too late!) to make Thanksgiving travel plans as long as you carefully plan your trip.