How to Have a Perfect Plane Flight on a Long Journey

Long plane flights can be a nuisance. If you are going on a 4+ hour journey, this article is ideal for you.

Steps

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    Find a small bag to pack all the things you will need on the flight.
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    On the plane, you might have a chance to view movies and TV shows. Other things that may be provided include meals, blankets and eye covers for sleeping.
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    Pack a notebook, pen, books, MP3 player/iPod/phone, a bottle of water and game consoles like Nintendo DS, Game boy or Play Station.
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    Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Don't wear anything like skinny jeans or belts, wear a regular T-Shirt, tracksuit bottoms and school shoes with socks.
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    Pack a hoodie or a jacket for when it gets cold. If you have long hair, pin it hair back into a ponytail or bunches, so it doesn't get in your eyes.
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    If movies and TV shows will be shown on the plane, check out the website to see what shows will be viewed. Before the trip, buy an adapter for the 2-prong plug so you can use your own earbuds for the movie.
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    If you are feeling uncomfortable on the plane, get up and take a slow walk down the aisle, do some stretches, and take your socks and shoes off to let your feet have some air.
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    Have some shut eye. If you are the type of person who can't sleep on planes, don't take medication to lull you to sleep without a prescription. Every now and then, check how much time is left from the movie screen which will also show you your location.
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    Read an interesting book. It will make time pass very quickly. If you get a window seat, you can draw any fascinating clouds or views you see.
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    If you are feeling hot, go to the bathroom and wash your face with water. While you're there, go to the loo even if you don't need to, it will make you feel much better.
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    Play on your game consoles and listen to music on your MP3 player or phone. They are always good for passing time and blocking out crying babies!
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    Pack some chewing gum or sucking sweets to prevent ear pressure pain.

Warnings

  • Don't start any electronic things up until the attendants say you may, as this can damage the plane when taking off.
  • A trip is only as good or bad as you make it out to be.

Article Info

Categories: Air Travel