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I think you’ll agree with me when I say that long-haul flights are a necessary evil. Exploring a new country is amazing, but the flight to get there can take a toll on your body. So what’s the solution?
Keep reading to learn how to surivie your next long-haul flight.
Shoes that can easily slip on and off are perfect for going through security and getting comfortable on an airplane. Wear comfortable bottoms like sweatpants, joggers, cargo pants, yoga pants, or leggings. It will make everything easier. Trust me!
Products for Sleeping
It can be hard to sleep if the cabin lights are on, another passenger has the overhead lights on, or the window shades are open. Use a sleep mask to block out extra light.
Bring a blanket or a large scarf that can double as a blanket. While most airlines provide blankets, I recommend you bring your own. This way you’ll have a clean, comfy, and cozy blanket.
Avoid neck pain with a comfy travel or neck pillow.
Entertainment can make or break the experience. Download your entertainment the night before since airport Wi-Fi can be unreliable, and in-flight Wi-Fi is expensive. Check out the following sites for your entertainment needs.
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A portable charger ensures endless entertainment throughout your flight. The plane may or may not have a power outlet or USB port. Moreover, there is no guarantee that they will work. Leave nothing to chance.
Compression socks prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) by applying pressure to your legs. This improves circulation and prevents blood clots.
Compression socks shouldn’t feel too tight or too loose. The first number measures the pressure at the calf, and the second number measures the pressure at the ankle. Compression socks are available in the following strengths:
mmHg stands for milliliter of mercury
Health and Beauty
Airplanes are full of germs. Getting sick on vacation sucks. Take the necessary precautions to keep yourself healthy before, during, and after your flight. Here are some products to help you look and feel great after a long flight.
Collapsible Water Bottle
Staying hydrated is a priority. Thankfully, most airports have a hydration station where you can refill your water bottle. You can also ask a flight attendant to refill your water bottle.
Curb your hunger by packing snacks such as trail mixes, bars, fruits, dry cereal, or gum.
Airports can be hectic and stressful. Purchase pain medicine ahead of time because the airport price is ridiculously expensive.