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Costs up for Thanksgiving all across the board

UNITED STATES -- New figures may make Thanksgiving fans want to skip the holiday.

It turns up the cost of the holiday is up across the board. ABC 57 News aired the story about how airlines costs are up. They are now up 10 percent across the country.

The cost of the meal is also up 13 percent, gas is up 50 cents a gallon, and even hotel rooms are up 5 percent.

“Typically as you get closer to the holiday period, the travel prices do increase because it is such a compact travel weekend and travelers are going to be traveling over such a short period,” said Senior Editor of Orbitz.com, Jeanenne Tornatore.

Forty-two million Americans will hit the road or take to the skies this week.

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