Thousands of people across the South are expected take to the roads, rails and airports today as the Christmas Getaway begins for many.
Gatwick alone is expecting one and a half million passengers to pass through the airport over the festive period.
Santa and his reindeer will be at the West Sussex terminals along with carol singers to get passengers in the Christmas spirit!
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