It will be a busy holiday travel season, according to Kelly Marrapese of Whitaker and DePrez Travel. Children have a full two weeks of from school.
"More families are traveling for te Christmas holiday than ever before," said Marrapese. "People still want to travel and they want to do it as a family. It's a big travel trend this year, families traveling together."
Marrapese said most hotels have space, but villas and condos are sold out.
Get ready to shell out big bucks for airline tickets. Prices have gone up from last year, especially to Europe. Those who haven't booked flights yet will pay a premium.
Marrapese also says people should be prepared for full flights. Since airlines charge to check baggage, most passengers bring carry-ons. That means full overhead bins and long waits to get on and off the plane.
Watch our interview with Marrapese on News 8 First at 4 by clicking the video above.
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