The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday is one of the highlights of the season. For travel in the USA, Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year, with people using all possible transportation means to go and visit their families. Traveling by plane is often problematic, as many airports are literally flooded with travelers. Waiting lines for those who have not yet booked their flights are long, sometimes tickets are in short supply, especially when the nation’s most popular airports are concerned.
Orbitz today unveiled the Insider Index of the busiest airports during the November holiday, and also the 10 least busy Thanksgiving airport alternatives.
This year, the Insider Index looked at the top 100 U.S. airports based on arriving, departing and connecting flights to determine the most and least busy for Thanksgiving travel between occurring between 11/23/10 and 11/29/10.
The Orbitz Insider Index has good news for travelers still searching for flights to or from airports that have a less frenetic pace than their larger counterparts. For the second straight year, Orbitz is revealing its top 10 list of the least busy Thanksgiving airport alternatives.
For those who expect to travel to and inside the USA this Thanksgiving, Orbitz also provides a list of tips in its official Insider Index press release. Know your alternatives, travel light and opt for an online check-in (or smart phone check in where available) are some of these tips. Get your tickets early would be our advice.