Top 10 Tips on Surviving a Long Flight
Hit the ground running with these tips to get through a long haul flight.
Tip #1 – Rest
Make sure your rested before you start your trip. It can be a good idea to set your time to match the time at your destination the night before you travel so your body clock can get used to it.
Tip #2 – Upgrade
If you can afford an upgrade to your seat do it.
Tip #3 – Comfort
Try to get comfortable once on the plane, keep all the things you need on the flight close to you such as a book, headphones etc.
Tip #4 – Leg room
Store any bags that you have in the overhead compartments, this should give you more leg room.
Tip #5 – Keep Warm
Make sure you get a blanket or take another layer of clothing since the cabin can get cold.
Tip #6 – Eat
Make sure you eat all the food especially the carbohydrates to keep your energy levels high during the flight.
Tip #7 – Gadgets
Take the right gadgets such as noise cancelling headphones, e-readers, neck pillows etc
Tip #8 – Circulation
Always keep your body moving during a flight to keep your blood circulating since flying can lead to deep vein thrombosis. There are loads of exercises out there that you can do.
Tip #9 – Toilet
Always use the airplanes toilet when you need it, never wait to land since you could be waiting for hours.
Tip #10 – Freshen Up
Use the airplane facilities to freshen up before you arrive at your destination since you always feel great when you freshen up.