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Holiday getaway is on

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Millions of Americans hit the airports, roads and train stations to make it to their holiday destinations.

AAA projected that more than 94 million people will travel for Christmas and New Year's. More than 86 million are expected to hit the road and more than 5.5 million will fly.

Nearly 30 percent of all Americans will take a drip during the holidays.

Extra trains were offered on NJ Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Rail Road and the Staten Island Railway to facilitate the afternoon rush from Manhattan.

Airport officials recommend travelers keep the following things in mind to help expedite security checks: unwrap gifts, baked goods may be inspected.
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