What to know as millions hit the road for holiday weekend

New travel advisories are in place across the country as many take to cars versus planes and the coronavirus continues to spread.
1:43 | 07/03/20

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As we've seen with millions on the move this holiday weekend, there are concerns about tourists traveling and then bringing the virus with them. Our gio Benitez is at the George Washington bridge in Manhattan with more. Good morning, gio. Reporter: Hey, good morning. People will cross state lines quite a bit this weekend and for the most part they'll choose cars over planes but that also means there are new concerns as this virus spreads and people celebrate the fourth of July, in fact, Austin sent out an emergency alert saying to stay home and avoid nonhousehold gatherings. The one issued by New York, new Jersey and Connecticut, the city requiring visitors from 15 states to quarantine. Now, this is also looking to be the busiest weekend in months in the air and now this photo from senator Jeff Merkley getting a lot of attention online. He sent it to American airlines on Twitter calling it incredibly irresponsible that the company is now filling middle seats. While American says that the plane had 26 empty seats American and united are booking all seats on the planes. Will. Now, gio, if you're committed to traveling, you're really going for it, what should you do to make sure you don't run into any problems on the road or in the skies or wherever you go? Reporter: Yeah, listen, no matter how you travel, you need to make sure that you are looking at these travel advisories for the state that you're coming from and the state that you're going to if you are crossing state lines. Even if there's no surge in either one, still you need to make sure because they could have advisories in place so you've got to check, will. All right, gio Benitez with important travel advisories ahead of this holiday weekend, thank you, gio.

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