Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is My #1 Travel Credit Card

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Editor’s note: As of September 2014, you can earn 40,000 miles with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, as Johnny’s written before. The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is my number one travel credit card because it awards two miles per dollar spent on anything related to travel and dining (that means everything from taxis to hotels to airlines to restaurants). Given […]

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 […]

Starwood Resorts’ gift(s) to travelers for Cyber Monday

The Sheraton Kauai, a Starwood property that will be 30% off on Cyber Monday

It’s that time of year again—the holiday time of year—and the excitement is already in the air. Will you be staying close to home this year, or traveling like me? As you know, I like to travel, and the holidays are often a good time (or excuse) to travel. But this year is particularly exciting […]

Credit Card pick: The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express

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American Express is an advertising partner of JohnnyJet.com, but the opinions and beliefs in this post are those of the author alone, who makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information. Every traveler I know who has the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express—offered by our partners at American Express—loves it! The […]

35% Off Starwood and Double Points in Hawaii Through June 30, 2014

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Good news! Starwood Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii is offering 35% OFF and Double Starpoints now through June 30, 2014. Here are the details which make me want to book a trip to the islands for some fun in the sun!  

Six Reasons to Stay at the W Westwood

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My wife Natalie and I just spent an amazing summer night at the W Westwood as part of Starwood’s California Weekends campaign. Here are five reasons why you would want to stay at the W Westwood: 1. Location The W Westwood Hotel is at the foothills of Beverly Hills and Bel Air and within walking […]

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort

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If you recall back in April I was named one of American Express’ Star travel bloggers to show the benefits of the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express. Almost every frequent traveler (including moi) carries one of these bad boys in their wallets since their points can be redeemed for both airline miles […]

Congrats to the Winner of 25,000 Starpoints!

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Last week we brought you one of our most-entered contests ever: 25,000 Starpoints to a randomly chosen winner. We had over 300 entries, and the lucky winner was Gardner R. from Pennsylvania! Congrats! We hope that those points help you experience all the luxury that Starwood Hotel and Resorts are known for! Check out this […]