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Johnny Jet

Episode 1554

Websites of the Week - LAX Traffic Alerts. Here's a tip to save time getting into LAX. If someone is dropping you off (not Lyft or Uber), ask them to drop them off at the Arrivals level. Another option is to be picked up at Terminal 7, no matter what terminal your airplane arrives at. Just walk over there.

SWIMPLY. A pool sharing site where you can rent a swimming pool, by the hour or day. You can also list your pool for rent.

Johnny Jet on Travel Tech

Johnny Jet

Episode 1515

Travel Tip of the Week - Wear your backpack in the front of you when you're walking around. There are a lot of pickpockets who can get into your backpack without you knowing it, but if you wear the pack in the front, they can't get to it.

Website of the Week - US State Department Travel Advisories: Information for the country your visiting. It'll include scams, problem places, and other travel advisories. And also read Canada's, Great Britain's, and even Australia's.

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Johnny Jet

Episode 1509

Johnny Jet is in Miami again to visit dad and he says you can get a great deal on American: LA to Miami to San Juan Puerto Rico for $349 right now, with a lying flat seat. It's a great deal.

Tip of the Week - If you have no rush in getting where you're going, go to the gate agent and ask if the flight is oversold and volunteer to take another flight. Be nice about it too, and they may pay you.

Johnny Jet on Travel Tech

Johnny Jet

Episode 1507

Johnny Jet just returned from a working vacation to Hawaii. He says that a good way to handle business trips is to extend your trip by a few days and bring the family. The term is called "Bleasure."

How can you get into the great airport lounges? Johnny says if you have a good credit card, it'll get you in. But the app Lounge Buddy is an app that will tell you what lounges will allow you to access them on a day pass basis.