Johnny Jet says that airlines have been charging too much for multi city trips. He suggests paying for one way tickets to and from, because you'll save a bunch. At least price it out that way. Some cities are cheaper to fly round trip, so the message is to try different ways before you buy. Check Google Flights because they make it super easy to check different ways to book your flight.
Big doins! Johnny Jet and his wife are having a baby!
Johnny Jet was about 60 miles away from the Belgium attacks this week, but he says that terrorism shouldn't deter anyone from traveling. It only means that the thugs win if we do. If anything, we should travel more. Tip - Always use the bathroom on the terminal side of security. That way anyone in there has been searched.
Johnny Jet is cruising on the Rhine and while it's not for everyone because there's not a lot to do, it's very relaxing.
App - Groupie. Create an album. Upload it, and share with others, who can also upload images to the album. Available on iOS and Android. Great for group trips.
Johnny Jet is preparing to go on a river cruise. River cruising is very slow and casual. Nice and relaxing. You don't have to worry about seasickness, either. The Wi-Fi is great and dining is casual.
New website: Cheap Air. They have a tool called When to Buy Flights. It searches 1.5 billion flights to show when the highs and lows are for buying flights. Johnny says that always analyzing and flexibility is key. Avoid prime time and holidays.
Johnny Jet had to fly sick this week coming back Washington DC. He tried to change his ticket and the airlines said that he'd have to pay nearly $1,000 to rebook. This is why he has an annual flight insurance policy, so that if he has to miss his flight, he'd be covered. It costs him $440 a year and it covers hotels, doctor visits, etc. It's well worth it if you travel a lot. But you need to read the fine print to be sure it gives you a cancel anytime option.
Travel Site - Time.is. It tells you the exact time where you are, or where you want to go, from over 7 million different locations. It'll also tell you sunrise and sunset times.
Travel App - Washio. Available in six cities - Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, and Washington DC. Just log in and order. They will come get your clothes, wash and press them, and return them. 15 lbs minimum. They will even dry clean it. Available for iOS and Android.