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.

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Bring a Car Charger

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Bring a Car Charger Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Ellie of Otter Creek, Maine, who says: “I travel a lot for business and need to keep my phone charged at all times. I’ve found it very helpful to travel with a […]

Travel Style: Summer Hull

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Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Summer Hull, known online as Mommy Points Occupation: Owner and writer at MommyPoints.com and author of the Frequent Flyer […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Use the Loo Right After Takeoff

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Use the Loo Right After Takeoff The moment the seatbelt sign goes off after takeoff, I get up to use the loo—even if I don’t really have to go to the bathroom that badly. I do it because I know that at this moment, I won’t have to wait in a line, I won’t be […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Water Spout Caution

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Water Spout Caution Use caution when refilling your water bottles at a water dispenser in an airport or hotel, as these sorts of water sources can often carry germs. If you do use them, the most important thing to remember is to make sure not to touch your bottle to the spout, thus sharing your germs on the […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014

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Here’s a list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2014 MSC Cruises is getting a head start on Black Friday and Cyber Monday with a special sale starting today and lasting through Monday, Dec. 1. For those travelers interested in taking a Transatlantic cruise on MSC Divina, MSC Cruises’ is offering amazing […]

JetBlue to Charge Baggage Fees and Pack More Seats In

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I’ve been telling people that if American Airlines follows Delta’s and United Airlines‘ unpopular move of changing their frequent flier program of earning miles based on ticket price rather than distance flown, that the big winner is going to be JetBlue. After all, the only thing that prevents frequent fliers like me from flying the New […]

What To Do In Weather Delays and Flight Cancellations

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Here are my go-to tips, websites and apps for all you need to know about what to do in weather delays and flight cancellations: 1. Research: I don’t leave home without knowing the weather where I am and where I’m going—including at layover airports. I use Weather.com and this handy traveler’s weather page I made that even […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 19, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Passenger gets $1,200 bill for in-flight Wi-Fi Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots Updated MileagePlus Premier Requirements for 2016 status Alaska Airlines launching new San Diego-Hawaii route South Korea temporarily suspends Asiana flights to San Francisco United Devalues… Checked Baggage Uber […]