Let’s say you got a coupon from Nordstrom’s good for any pair of shoes in their store. You’ve been needing a new pair of running shoes… Maybe you should use it for that. Ummmmm. NO! The coupon said ANY pair of shoes! Pay cash for the $80 sneakers Use your coupon for the $2200 Jimmy Choos […]
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Entries by Joel
Nearly a decade ago, I got to go on a photo-walk with renowned photographer – Trey Ratcliff. (Click here to see some of his work.) I’m not a professional photographer, but ever since applying things I learned from Trey – I’ve been asked to shoot weddings, events, and births of babies – all because of […]
When my wife and I had been dating 8 or 9 months, we were pretty serious (but not THAT serious.) We’ve both lived in Colorado for over 20 years, and she was from Fort Wayne – a little town a couple hours North of Indianapolis. I hadn’t been there yet. Anyway… One day I texted […]
After objection #1 (“Your deals seem too good to be true“), and objection #2 (“I don’t have the funds to travel right now“), third most common objection I hear regarding travel is : “It’s not safe to travel outside the U.S.” I couldn’t disagree more. Other than a handful of politically unstable countries, the majority of […]
A few years ago, my wife, kids and I went on a cruise, and after hours of debate and discussion, we all agreed on doing the “Jungle river tour along with a 90 minute guided tour of the countryside” when we dropped anchor in Belize. It was pricey at $120 each, but it had something […]
As a premium subscriber – you get 5 times as many alerts as free subscribers get (and you get them 3 days before free subscribers get them), but sometimes the trips I send you still sell out before your daily email digest gets sent. If you’d like to get alerts sooner than the daily emails OR […]
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[Disclaimer: The JGOOT Way of travel does not condone timeshare ownership OR strategies that Book VIP uses to get vacation discounts. This is simply a review of an alternative method to getting great deals on vacations.] BookVIP.com is a discount vacation reseller that is able to offer significantly discounted vacations at all-inclusive resorts. The catch? […]
This premium subscriber just booked a bucket-list trip for $39, and saved about 500% more than the cost of his premium subscription. Much like the majority of premium subscribers, he found a trip he wasn’t necessarily looking for, but when you find prices that good to a place that’s on your bucket list anyway – […]
Every airline in existence uses sophisticated computer algorithms that determine how to get the highest price possible for every seat on their planes. 99% of the time, they do a really effective job of extracting every dollar possible out of every seat on their plane. However… About once every 300 or 400 flights – they get […]
For every 1000 emails I get from JGOOT subscribers, about 980 of them ask me one of the five questions below. If you ever send me an email or message asking one of the questions below, I apologize in advance for not being able to respond individually, but I have done my best to answer […]
“The deals are legit. He starts with an amazing airfare and then tacks on a budget hotel with links to higher end hotel options as well. All the work is done for you.” Aimee Westcott [If you’d like to save 20 to 30 hours a month finding travel deals worth scheduling vacation time around, upgrade […]
Just booked a trip! Total price for round-trip premium economy to Calgary came to $280, nonstop, including free baggage. I’m excited to finally get to Banff and Lake Louise! I also found a good deal on Airbnb using your alternate lodging links. Thank you! Suman Kamath
‘We are going to Cancun over the Holidays with $200 roundtrip tickets thanks to Just Get Out Of Town!!” Lise Roussin Want to find a trip that fits YOUR needs? Click here to upgrade your subscription to premium.