Staying hydrated is important during your flight. The air in the cabin isn't humidified, which leads to that all-too-familiar parched feeling. Then keep drinking water, about 8 ounces (0.2 litres) every hour or two, while you're in the air.
Airplanes have lots of surfaces that everyone touches like armrests, tray tables, overhead bin handles... A simple preventative measure, like a hand sanitizer, can help keep at least some of everyone else's germs out of your system.
The first step to conquering your fear of flying is to single out what scares you so much about flights. Then, acknowledge your fear so that you can start to work through it.
Nothing relaxes you more and makes the time fly by faster than going to sleep. It can also be good to use sleep aids and herbal fixes like melatonin to avoid jetlag and keep your schedule on track.
Do some research. The more that you know about how planes work, the less you will worry about flying. Learn about turbulence. Instinctively, it feels terrifying, but it’s not really that scary when you understand it.
Always putt medications in your carry on as you never know what might happen to your bags. It might go missing for a few days, leaving you without important medicine. It might throw a wrench in your plans, making you skip out on planned activities when you arrive.
Even if it’s the dead of summer and you’re sweating in a tank top, bring a scarf or sweater with you on the plane. It’s better not to need it than to sit there shivering with only the airplane blanket to keep you warm.
Most long-haul flights will offer you a blanket and pillow so you can get some rest. Even though the blankets are more than suitable, travel pillows from the airport never seem to offer a suitable level of comfort.
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This is a great tip even if you’re not flying with a budget airline – always weigh your bags before you leave to avoid being stung with excess baggage fees at check-in, especially if you’re flying with carry-on luggage only.Read more
Turkish Airlines is one of the best carriers in the world, and I regularly fly with them on medium and long distance flights. I flew with them to Nepal, when I went to hike Poon Hill, and the first time I went to Israel. Back then, I flew economy class and I have to say that, for as much as I dreaded the flight, it was a great experience.Read more
With Priority Check-In, Priority Boarding and Priority Security Screening included in the cost of each flight, you won’t need to allow any extra time to get from point A to point B – but when you fly Business Class there are plenty of good reasons to get to the terminal in good time.Read more