Motorists are being warned to expect delays on major roads as the Christmas getaway starts.
AA Roadwatch and Trafficmaster say that roads are likely to be busy as most schools break up on Friday and many people will be travelling for Christmas.
- Friday and Saturday are expected to be the busiest days for travel
- 60% of AA members plan to drive over the festive period
- 55% AA members in Wales plan to drive over Christmas
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