Are these prices real, and who is this Joel guy? (Video)

Is this site real? Are YOU real? What’s the catch? I get asked those questions all the time and I’d be an idiot if I didn’t think you’ve wondered the same. It’s really simple. The trips I find are so cheap – the airl…

Mother & son fly to Belize for $320 to get SCUBA certified

I recently got this video from a Mother about a recent trip to Belize. She and her son flew there for $320 round-trip to celebrate their birthdays and got SCUBA certified. In the spirit of Mother’s day, I thought it would be appropriate that I sh…

Can I pick my own dates?

For every time I get this question, I’m sure there are 1000 more subscribers wondering the same thing, so I’ll just post my response here. Hi Noah, It’s closer to the latter. I share the 100 to 150 deals a month with my premium subscr…

“No way these fares are real.”

Whether via email, public comments, a personal conversation, or comments on Facebook or my blog, I get the exact same objection multiple times a day. Here is my response to a “No way.  I checked and it’s not on sale.” public comment o…

Don’t look for deals on cruises. Do this instead:

Here is my response whenever I get asked if I have deals on cruises.  Thanks for reaching out.  I solely focus on flights for one reason: You can get a FREE cruise, and it doesn’t much matter if that locks you into specific dates that require you…

“Best $100 I’ve ever spent on travel”

Everyone loves JGOOT.  Doctors, lawyers, firefighters, entrepreneurs, millennials, retirees, teachers… Even travel agents! Here is a testimonial from an attorney who recently upgraded to our premium annual subscription. Want to try our premium tr…

You don’t need my services

I woke up to 9 emails this morning asking what deals I know of to a specific place at a specific time. Unfortunately, I’m not a travel agent and as much as I’d like to get their business, upgrading to my premium trip-alert service would be …

“I’ll have a cheeseburger with no cheese”

“I’ll have a cheeseburger with no cheese.” If you were sitting next to someone who ordered that, wouldn’t you feel COMPELLED to tell them they’re paying too much? Sadly, I have that same feeling several dozen times a week….

Meet Dante – Travel App Expert

Dante is pretty well traveled. He uses the hopper app, Airfare Watchdog, Travelzoo, Kayak Explorer, etc. When he found out I was at a travel expo in his area, he drove an hour to grill me to find out how I find so many good deals so often. I’ll t…

Planning a trip to Hawaii

Yesterday, a premium subscriber called with a question about the best way to plan his Hawaii trip. Since it was going to be a long/involved conversation, he agreed to do it on camera so others could “listen in” too. It turned out to be a pr…