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Statewide travel incidents over Memorial Day Weekend

Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the numbers from statewide totals during the Memorial Day Weekend. Those numbers include: 6,511 citations issued 157 collisions. Of those collisions, 10 were DUI related Two fatal collisions 153 DUI arrests Troop K in Biloxi…

Gas prices are up but still cheaper than usual

Gas prices are ticking up, but not enough to cause much pain at the pump. AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular is $1.96. That’s about nine cents more than a week ago. But the association says…

Staying safe on the roads while traveling for Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, but while you are celebrating it is important to make sure you are being safe. Last year, more than 43 million Americans traveled during Memorial Day Weekend.  While travel is expected to be…

The top five holiday destinations

Many Americans look to escape the winter chill for the holidays. So where are they going? TripAdvisor has a list of the top five holiday destinations this year. Coming in at number one, no big surprise, Honolulu, Hawaii because who…

MS ranked most dangerous state for drivers during NYE

Five years of fatal collision data is revealing a dim reality for Mississippi drivers. Mississippi is ranked number one as the most dangerous state to drive in for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. During the study, the group…

Holiday traffic enforcement

Christmas is over, but the holidays are still in full force and that means more traffic and cars on the road. With the Sugar Bowl and College Football National Championship being held nearby in New Orleans as well as the…

Holiday air travel on the Coast

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, people across the Coast and the country are taking to the skies to get to their destination. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Sunday afterwards are two of the busiest days of the year…

Real ID required for air travel starting October 2020

Do you have your Real ID yet? Well, if you don’t you might want to hurry before October 1st, 2020. Save the date, October 1st, 2020, if you try to get on an airplane without a Real ID you’ll be…

Airport travel waivers

Air travel is expected to be impacted in the area. Be sure to keep up to date on flights if you are traveling this weekend. According to Business Insider, so far, American, Jet Blue, Southwest, and United have issued travel…

Hotel/Motel safety tips

During the summer season, vacation and business travel makes hotels and motels our home away from home. That is why the Biloxi Fire Department is working to bring area visitors safety tips when planning a stay. When checking in, ask…

FLIXBUS comes to Mississippi

Do you have 99 cents and want to go on a trip? Well there's a new bus service starting in Biloxi, that's right up your alley. Flix-bus began rolling out of south Mississippi this morning. The service offers 99 cent…

Travel tips for 2019

If travel is in your near future, you may want to book soon. According to Skyscanner, a travel search engine, the cheapest month to book airfare in 2019 will be January. January is known as a dead zone for traveling…

New Year’s holiday traveling deaths in Mississippi

Mississippi Highway Patrol says at least five people died on the state’s roads during the New Year’s holiday. Captain Johnny Poulos said that 27 other people were hurt in wrecks from 12:01 a.m. Monday until midnight Tuesday. Troopers investigated 92…

Airport travel for the holidays

Thanksgiving is a great time for families from out of town to visit. This could lead to heavy airport travel flow. News 25’s Jaylon Morris is at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport with more.

Highway travel on Thanksgiving

Expect congested roadways today as millions of Americans travel home for Thanksgiving. More than 48 million people will be driving to holiday destinations this year, according to AAA.  This is the highest travel volume in more than a dozen years.…

Checking in with the TSA

If you’ve ever been on a commercial airplane you know all too well the struggle to get through checkpoints and onto your flight. Today in Gulfport, the TSA gave local travelers a table full of examples of why that process…

Memorial Day Weekend travel recap 2018

One person died in a wreck on Mississippi highways during the Memorial Day holiday period. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesman Captain Johnny Poulos, on Monday 79-year-old Ida White of Louisville was hit while trying to cross the four lanes…

National Tourism and Travel Week

This week is National Travel and Tourism week and the Gulf Coast has a lot to celebrate.Communities will be celebrating the value of travel and its impact on the economy, local businesses, and personal well-being. News 25's Caroline Eaker joins…