Costlier holiday travel off and running across US

Victoria Puerto checks her flight information and tickets while waiting for her flight at the Miami International Airport in Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. She was traveling today to avoid the Thanksgiving holiday rush later in the week. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

November 23, 2011 9:00:59 AM PST
Holiday travel got off to a soggy start in parts of the country Wednesday as millions of Americans undeterred by costlier gas and airfare set out for Thanksgiving celebrations, but few major problems were reported.