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Planes, Trains & (Shared) Automobiles

Planes, Trains & (Shared) Automobiles Thanksgiving Travel By The Numbers In the classic Thanksgiving film, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, a flight cancellation makes for strange, but hilarious, travel companions who end up taking almost every mode of travel thinkable out of desperation to get home for the holidays. But this Thanksgiving season, ridesharing company Zimride is empowering travelers to put together much more harmonious and smooth travel partnerships, rendering Turkey Day travels much easier than usual on the wallet – and the environment, all while helping people make new friends and take their festivities on the road! Here's a snapshot of Thanksgiving travel and some ridesharing fun from Zimride.com. Top 10 Thanksgiving Travel Destinations - and the Average Cost to Get There This Year By Plane $342 NEW YORK $449 SAN FRANCISCO $396 CHICAGO $356 DENVER $341 WASHINGTON DC $396 LAS VEGAS $346 ATLANTA $429 LOS ANGELES $342 ORLANDO $338 FT. LAUDERDALE Average Thanksgiving Travel Cost by Mode* $176 $41 $63 $45 Zimride drivers who sell Zimride two seats earn $90! Plane Coach Bus Train What Savings From Zimride Can Buy: A Thanksgiving Zimride is a Party on Wheels.. Zimride will save drivers $1.8 million this Thanksgiving (compared to driving alone) 1 One person gets to drive, the other gets to DJ 15K Turduckens 2K Macbook Airs Black Friday shopping is best tackled in pairs Dancing to your travel buddies' tunes counteracts the effects of Tryptophan 42K Christmas Trees 69K Tattoed Barbies Christmas sweaters can be sported, ridicule-free 1.5 Million Rols of Tums 33K Plush Angry Birds 5 3 words: leftovers for everyone! *Costs are average for travel to destinations across the U.S. SOURCES: AAA - http://newsroom.aaa.com/2010/11/2010-thanksgiving-travel-forecast/ Orbitz - http://pressroom.orbitz.com/index.php?s=43&item=887 Zimride - http://www.zimride.com/ Bureau of Transportation Statistics: http://www.bts.gov/publications/key_transportation_indicators/february_2011/html/amtrak_ticket_prices_and_yields_table.html and http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/html/table_03_18.html IRS: http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,id=232017,00.html zimride share the ride

Planes, Trains & (Shared) Automobiles

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Just in time for Turkey Day, we’ve put together an infographic outlining the cost of Thanksgiving travel (as well as a few tips).

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