ABTA, the travel trade association for tour operators, is estimating that 1.7 million British holidaymakers will head overseas for the Easter weekend.
Spain, Egypt and Tunisia are the most favoured destinations as travelers chase the sun.
Some 600,000 are expected to leave from Heathrow, 214,000 from Gatwick, 110,000 from Stansted and 55,000 from Luton.
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