Waze app details the worst times to travel during Thanksgiving week

- Waze looked at last year's traffic during the holiday season and crunched the numbers to give recommendations for the worst times to travel this year in Los Angeles. 

  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 between 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday, Nov. 24 between 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, Nov. 25 between 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, Nov. 26 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Monday, Nov. 27 between 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The worst times to travel around the country in general: 

  • 5:00 pm Tuesday, November 21st.
  • After Thanksgiving: Monday, November 27th at 7:00 am and 5:00 pm. There will also be a mid-day travel spike Sunday at 2:00 pm.
  • Waze data shows a spike of Thursday Thanksgiving shoppers at 11:00 am as grocery. store navigation increased nearly 50%. [against an average November Thursday.]
  • On Black Friday, navigation will be peak between 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

We asked Metro Los Angeles if they are seeing any holiday-related delays and they say they are not, which is one thing to consider when you decide to take your car out. 

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