Johnny Jet

About Johnny Jet

I'm Johnny. I started this newsletter/website for fun. It all began when I e-mailed a few friends who traveled a lot, and wanted to earn as many miles as I did. This site is for everyone! It has become the “first stop” for thousands of travelers. Those who contribute to Johnny Jet share my vision — and I share theirs.

Travel Tip of the Day: Be Thankful as You Travel

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Be Thankful as You Travel One of my top travel tips is to always be nice to everyone when you’re traveling. And I mean everyone—from the porters to the pilots, from the gate agents to the flight attendants, and everyone in between. And this tip holds especially true over the hectic holiday season. Starting with […]

11 Ways to Find Cheap Holiday Flights

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The most popular question I get this time of year is this: “How can find cheap holiday flights?” I feel like saying, “Don’t you remember what I told you last year, and the year before?” Strategies don’t change that much—just dates. So instead of losing my voice, temper and mind, I updated this handy post […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Mind the Upcoming Weather

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Mind the Upcoming Weather Today is already one of the busiest travel days of the year, and now all the forecasts are suggesting today is going to be a messy travel day. A storm is moving into the northeast, which means all of those delay-prone airports could get ugly. If you do get delayed or canceled, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Earphones/Headphones/Earbuds

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Bring Earphones/Headphones/Earbuds This is a simple one. These days, most airlines are offering either free or paid in-flight entertainment. To save a few dollars (usually $2-$5), bring your own earphones/headsets/earbuds so you aren’t forced to buy the airline’s cheap plastic pair. Looking for a good option? Check out these earbuds from Amazon.com. If you travel […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 25, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Airbus seeks patent for ‘flying doughnut’ Alcohol and Pork off the Menu as UK’s First Sharia Hotel Opens for Business Canadian couple face $1M bill after woman gives birth in U.S. Delta to buy 50 wide-bodied Airbus jets Amazon to Get Into Hotel Booking With Launch of […]

Travel Contests: Week of November 25, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip for two to Australia Win one of three Polaroid Pic-300 Instant Print Cameras (on Twitter) Win an exquisite watch, plus a trip to Paris to show it off, from Travel and Leisure Win a spa vacation in the US Virgin Islands Win a trip for two to Scotland […]

Travel Product of the Week: TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank

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Here’s a product you’ll want to get your favorite traveler for the holidays. This portable USB charger power bank—the TP-LINK TL-PB10400 Dual-Port Ultra External Battery Portable USB Charger Power Bank—has dual USB ports for charging two devices at the same time. It’s compatible with most 5V input USB-charged devices, including iPhones, iPads and Android devices. It has […]

Travel Video of the Week: How Emirates Overhauls their A380

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You have to love timelapse videos—especially ones set in airport hangars and inside airplanes that give us insight into what takes place behind closed doors in the airline industry. Kudos to Emirates for putting together this under-two-minute video of their A380 undergoing a 3-C Check, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft. In realtime, the overhaul takes […]