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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.

2 DAYS LEFT: Earn 50,000 Miles with the United MileagePlus® Explorer Card

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One of the best travel credit card offers of the summer—the chance to earn 50,000 miles with the United MileagePlus® Explorer Card—is going off the table at midnight this Tuesday, September 2, 2014. There are a lot of good credit cards out there for earning bonus points and miles, but make sure to give this one a look before […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Two Legs, One Flight Number

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Two Legs, One Flight Number Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Paul B. of Los Gatos, CA, who says: “Last week returning from London (LHR) to San Jose (SJC) via Chicago (ORD), we were booked on Flight #47—the same number on the flight to Chicago […]

Travel Style: Barbara McNally

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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: Barbara McNally Occupation: Founder of Mother Lover Fighter Sage foundation and author of “Unbridled: A Memoir” Hometown: Coronado, California Residence: San Diego, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Stay Out of the Bike Paths

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Stay Out of the Bike PathsYesterday’s tip was about watching out for bikers in cities like New York, since many ride on sidewalks, down the wrong way of one-way streets and through crowds. Well, when traveling to Europe, especially in bike-crazy cities like Amsterdam, make sure to stay out of the bike paths while walking. […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Watch Out for Bikes

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Watch Out for Bikes Yesterday’s and last Thursday’s tips were about crossing the street (one in New York and the other in Ho Chi Minh City). Well, here’s another traffic-related tip: When I cross the street, no matter where I am (but especially New York), I always do triple-takes—even when I’m headed down a one-way street. That’s […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 27, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: British Airways Customers Can Now Pay $10 To Hold Their Flight Bookings United Airlines launches self-service kiosks for luggage Hilton Now Allows Guests to Select Their Exact Hotel Room Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline Delta growth spurs hiring of more flight attendants Airline Releases […]

Travel Style: Chris Backe

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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: Chris Backe  Occupation: Self-publishing consultant, travel blogger, and freelance photographer Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA Residence: Khon Kaen, Northern Thailand […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 27, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a Catalina Island getaway Win a two-week holiday to amazing Thailand with Anantara (on Facebook or Instagram) Win a 3-night stay at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in the #TBT Facebook giveaway (on Facebook) Win a wine-themed trip […]