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Already planning a trip for Memorial Day? Why experts say you should plan ahead

Labor day travel

According to a new survey from trip adviser, 34% of Americans say they are planning to travel during the Memorial Day weekend – that’s up 27% from last year.

In fact, 9% cited that the harsh winter was one of the key motivating factors in deciding to take a memorial day weekend getaway.

Nearly 74% of Americans say they will be traveling by car while 24% will be flying to their destinations.

But, the gas prices are currently up 19 cents compared with last year, 32% of travelers said that will impact their Memorial Day plans.

See what gas prices are at here in Oklahoma.