Travel Tip of the Day: In Honor of Our Veterans

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If you’re a long time reader of JohnnyJet.com or following me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know that I wrote a story last year that went viral. It was about a fallen soldier on my Delta flight a week before Veteran’s Day. It was such a special flight (I actually cried while writing about […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Europe’s Passenger Bill of Rights

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Europe’s Passenger Bill of Rights Have you ever had a European flight delayed or canceled? If so, you might be owed some money. Thanks to our contributor Maryann Simson, who outlines Europe’s Passenger Bill of Rights in this recent post, you can find out just what your rights are and what you’re owed as compensation—or […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Read All Parking Signs Twice

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Read All Parking Signs Twice Yesterday’s tip was about setting your phone alarm for a few minutes before your parking meter is going to expire to avoid tickets. Today’s tip is also about parking: Before you put money in the meter or park anywhere along the street, always read the parking signs—twice. In southern California, this […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Does Your Rental Car Have a Spare?

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Does Your Rental Car Have a Spare? Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Frank and Sue of Brisbane, Australia, who say: “When hiring a car, make sure you check it has a spare. Got a flat tire the other day, and was […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Monitor the Parking Meter with Your Phone Alarm

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Monitor the Parking Meter with Your Phone Alarm I live in southern California, and it seems like the meter attendants here always know exactly when the meters are going to expire—and they ticket you the moment they do. I’ve learned that the hard way. So now, whenever I park my car at a meter, I always set […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Fill Out the Whole Baggage Tag

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Don’t Fill Out the Whole Baggage Tag I see this mistake all the time and it’s a big no-no since it makes things too easy for thieves: When you’re traveling, don’t put your address on your baggage tag if it’s visible to the public. Either get a tag that you have to open to see the address […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Dual Voltage Flat Irons

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Dual Voltage Flat Irons Hey ladies! My wife learned the hard way that a North American flat iron doesn’t work overseas when hers blew up recently in Thailand. Most of North America runs on 120 volts, but many other countries run on anywhere from 220 volts to 240 volts. So, if you have a flat […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: HotelCoupons.com

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HotelCoupons.com Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from “Jon the Road Trip Guy,” who says: “Me and my fiancee take road trips all the time and we use HotelCoupons.com to get some really good down-to-earth prices for overnight stays. It really helps when […]