British Airways Customers Can Now Pay $10 To Hold Their Flight Bookings

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British Airways announced today that anyone searching for airline deals on BA.com will now be able to hold their flights for up to 72 hours with a deposit of $10. This new option gives customers the time and flexibility to make sure they’re happy with their flight choice without losing the original price.  If within […]

United Airlines the First Airline to Offer Uber Service via Mobile App

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United Airlines just became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience. Customers with iOS and Android mobile devices can access Uber ground transportation information in the United app’s menu or in the “My Reservations” card […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 20, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop John Kerry has flown 519,136 miles to 51 countries in 239 days in 2014! SeaWorld shares dive as documentary #Blackfish spurs attendance drop One of Iceland’s Biggest Volcanoes May Threaten European Aviation Again British Airways launches cute animals […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 20, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests includes: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip to Bloomington and Mall of America Win a 5-day trip to Berlin in Trivago’s contest to makeover its Trivago guy TV pitchman Win a trip for 2 to Cartagena, Colombia with LAN Airlines Win […]

Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider!

Hawaiian Airlines

Earlier this summer, we ran a huge Hawaii contest with Hawaiian Airlines, one of my favorite airlines—and it went so well that we’re doing it again! And this time, the winnings are even better! In our latest JohnnyJet.com contest, you could win 140,000 HawaiianMiles (enough for two roundtrip tickets between Hawaii and any one of their […]

Travel Website of the Week: How to Use United Expert Mode

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If you’re a big United Airlines mileage junkie and want an upper hand when booking mileage tickets, then make sure to check out this blog. It teaches you how to activate what’s called “Expert Mode” in your MileagePlus account, which allows you to see how many seats are in each fare bucket on a given United flight. […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 13, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Woman, 78, caught with cash in girdle at airport SFO runways reopen early NY hotel fines $500 for every bad review posted online Traveler finds his lost ‘love at first flight’ with Twitter campaign Baseball Hall of Fame plans traveling exhibit United Airlines headquarters hit by bedbugs […]

L.A. to New York First Class on Virgin America

Virgin America First Class seats

I’ve flown Virgin America over a dozen times, but never before in First Class on a transcontinental flight. Last week, I had a paid Main Cabin Select (premium economy) ticket but they upgraded me at the last minute so I could check out their product and let you know. Here’s what I found: LAX-JFK Virgin […]