Ep18 - Flying for Free with Johnny Jet

"You can use these points for expensive hotel rooms, first class seats... It’s a game; you’ve just got to do your research."

"You can use these points for expensive hotel rooms, first class seats... It’s a game; you’ve just got to do your research."

John E. DiScala, or Johnny Jet, flies about 150,000 miles and 20 countries per YEAR. He is one of the world’s most established experts on budget and point-based travel. Johnnyjet.com has an impressive collection of flight tips, hacks and last-minute specials he stumbles across.

I’ve been in touch with Johnny since I was still in high school with my very first travel blog. Today, we cover his best budget tips, discuss the recent United Airlines controversy, and hash out our theories on airline credit cards.

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Johnny Jet, money saving travel expert and founder of johnnyjet.com 
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WHAT WE TALK ABOUT: 

- How Johnny got his start in travel (overcoming a number of obstacles along the way)
- How to get an upgraded flight- easily
- When to book and score the cheapest flight prices
- Reward flights & credit cards: How it all works
- The perks of airline/hotel memberships
- Why travel is important (and why we love it!)


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