Flying after Thanksgiving, which day is busiest?

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  1. helenk

    helenk I wish I was in Disney World

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    You always hear about the busiest travel day of the year being after Thanksgiving. Is it generally considered the Sunday after Thanksgiving or the Monday after?
    I am planning my trip for next year. And I want to go just after Thanksgiving, but trying to make sure I am not just wasting time in lines at an airport.
     
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  3. CarolA

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    I flew both days this year. (Home Sunday from visiting friends, out on Monday for business) If there was a difference I couldn't tell it. Very busy both days. (Monday morning was pretty bad LOL!)
     
  4. helenk

    helenk I wish I was in Disney World

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    Yikes, both days busy, I was afraid of that. I guess I will have to re-think my travel dates.
     
  5. bzzelady

    bzzelady DIS Veteran

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    I flew out Sunday morning on the 8 am flight from MCO to PHL (had to be at the airport by 6am, but I figured that it was better to go out early in case any travel delays developed during the day).
     
  6. seashoreCM

    seashoreCM All around nice guy.

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    Sunday after Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day but Saturday and Monday get the folks who were unable to book (snag) a satisfactory seat for Sunday and the folks who cannot complete a trip home in one day.
     

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