Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

Art Jalandoni

Name: Art Jalandoni

Email: [email protected]

Short Bio: I am a small business owner and travel obsessed frequent flyer. I’ve been to 6 continents (including Antarctica) and do half a dozen international trips a year. I love American Airlines and the oneworld Alliance. I’m also conversational in German.

Occupation: Business Owner

Hometown: San Francisco

Residence: Los Angeles

Twitter: @AArt763

How often do you fly: 50+ times a year

How many countries have you been to: 17

How many continents have you been to: 6

Favorite American City: New York

Favorite international city: London

Favorite World Heritage Site: Lourve

Favorite airline: 3 way tie: British Airways, American, and Qantas

Aisle or window: Aisle

Favorite U.S. airport: DFW

Favorite international airport: LHR – Terminal 5

Favorite hotel: Grand Hyatt, Hyatt, Hyatt anything

Favorite cruise line: NCL

Favorite island: Oahu

Favorite hole in the wall: Pocket Bar – Sydney

Favorite fruit: Passionfruit

Favorite food: Thai

Least favorite food: Chinese

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground): Cabernet

Favorite travel movie(s): Anything SciFi

Favorite travel show(s): Nat Geo

Right now I am reading: Hunger Games

Five things you bring on a plane: Bose Headsets, hand lotion, handy wipes, iPad, iPhone

What do you always seem to forgot: Neck Pillow

Favorite travel iPhone app(s): American Airlines App

What do you want your loved one to buy you from an airport duty free store: Pens from the city/country they are visiting

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment: I’ve been lucky. Nothing comes to mind.

What’s your dream destination: Going back to Antarctica

Favorite travel website(s) – besides JohnnyJet.com, of course!: Flyertalk.com

Best travel tip: Always get to the airport early and avoid the stress. Also, board the plane early to avoid the stress. Pack lighter than you normally would because you’ll be surprised on how little you really need. Try not to check bags so you can start your vacation by simply walking out of customs and into a cab.


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