Busiest travel days of the December holiday season

Friday and Saturday are the two busiest days for people beginning their Christmas travel.

It seems most people traveling by plane want to take a long Christmas and New Year's break, with the large majority of people expected to fly this Saturday.

Friday, nearly 25,000 flights will take off across the United States.

TripAdvisor calculates that at least 46 percent of holiday travelers will drive to their Christmas destinations this year.