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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.

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Wait for the Baggage Claim Bathrooms

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Wait for the Baggage Claim Bathrooms Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Jason C., who says: “Everyone usually heads to the first bathroom after getting off a plane, creating long lines and congestion. Keep on heading to the baggage claim. There’s usually […]

Travel Style: Kristin Francis

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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: Kristin Francis  Occupation: Managing Editor for Souvenir Finder (and recovering attorney) Hometown: Connecticut Residence: New York, NY College: Georgetown […]

Travel Video of the Week: Air New Zealand’s “Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”

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Air New Zealand has a history of making viral-ready safety videos (like this one), and their latest—”The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”—is more of the same. Like others before it, it features a Hobbit theme and includes a number of the real-life people involved in the epic series, including Elijah Wood and director Peter Jackson (who is apparently […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane

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Be Careful Displaying Sensitive Business on the Plane Yesterday’s tip was about speaking softly or cautiously about sensitive business issues in public. Today’s tip is similar: Always be smart and cautious sensitive files when viewing them on a plane or in an airport lounge—or anywhere in public. To give you a better idea of how and why, […]

Travel Style: Lauren Salisbury

Lauren Salisbury

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: Lauren Salisbury Occupation: Social Media & Marketing Manager, Outward Bound Costa Rica; Blogger, SomethingInHerRamblings.com Hometown: San Jose, California Residence: […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Be Careful when Speaking about Sensitive Business

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Be Careful when Speaking about Sensitive Business It still astounds me to hear people speaking really loudly about sensitive business on the phone or to a colleague on a plane, in a club room, at the gate, on a train, or wherever—in any public place. You have no idea who’s listening and in this day and age […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 22, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Hilton introduces new lifestyle brand Travelers From West Africa Must Now Enter US Through Only 5 Airports Bermuda tourism back in business after Gonzalo Passenger charged in air rage row over reclining seat, could be jailed for 20 years Ex-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 22, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a 22″ Wheeled Carry-on Duffel and 32″ Wheeled Duffel from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Enter to win a five-day trip to Mexico plus free movies for a year Win a four-night all-inclusive getaway for two to the Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun (Here’s my review of the […]