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Instead of staying home and having a BBQ this Labor Day weekend, many of us will be hitting the road for one last blast of fun before the leaves drop and the weather cools. Thanks to lower fuel costs, both flying and driving will be less expensive. In fact, the airline industry is projecting 14.2 million Americans will be flying this year, an increase of three percent from last year.

For those looking for one last great summer adventure, Expedia has collected data and released a list of the top 10 destinations for Labor Day 2015:

  1. Las Vegas
  2. New York City
  3. Cancun
  4. Orlando
  5. Chicago
  6. Los Angeles
  7. San Francisco
  8. Miami
  9. Seattle
  10. Washington, D.C.

 

Expedia finds travel costs to many of the top 10 destinations have gone down from last year.

To stretch your Labor Day travel dollars even further, CheapAir.com advises the best day to depart is Wednesday, September 2, with a return trip on Tuesday or Wednesday, September 8 or 9.

If Europe has been on your travel radar, the strong dollar compared to the Euro has reduced food and lodging costs in many European destinations by five to 20 percent.

For families looking for something unique to do, Mashable.com has highlighted some of the best Labor Day events, from the Navy Pier fireworks display in Chicago to the multitude of festivals in the Los Angeles area.

 

Don’t let a flat tire or heat drained battery detour your fun if you choose to drive to your Labor Day destination; check out our list of summer auto care tips at http://mycalcas.com/2015/08/dont-let-summer-heat-drain-your-vehicle/.

And before you head out on that trip, make sure your auto and home are protected. Contact a California Casualty advisor for a policy review or quote at 1.800.800.9410 or visit www.calcas.com.

So, where is your favorite place or thing to do for Labor Day? Let us know so we can share it with others.

Resources for this article:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/08/18/airline-travel-labor-day-holiday-busy-record-summer/31863557/

https://viewfinder.expedia.com/news/expedia-analysis-reveals-americans-tend-to-wait-to-last-minute-to-book-labor-day-travel

http://www.cheapair.com/blog/summer-flights/

http://mashable.com/2015/08/19/labor-day-destinations/

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