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4 Long Haul Flight Tips For Comfortable Travel

Travelling is one of the most exciting things in life, visiting foreign lands and indulging in new and exhilarating cultures. But y’know, sometimes it’s not all about the journey, especially if it means spending long hours in transports. Plane rides can in fact be long, boring and exhausting. So for a relaxing and, dare I say it, comfortable trip, check out these long haul flight tips.

1. Choose Your Seat Ahead Of Time

Being prepared is a skill that travelling gifts us all. So why not start before you hit the road? Most airlines still allow complimentary seat selections ahead of time and no one, NO ONE wants to be allocated the middle seat. Picking the window seat gives you space, comfort and the ability to watch the world go by from 30,000 feet.

 

2. Hydrate With More Than Water

Dehydration is a well known side effect of long haul flights, due to the lack of humidity in the air. So carrying a large bottle of water with you is crucial for your health. But your skin also needs a little bit of love, so taking a mini moisturizer and lip balm in your carry on will keep you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

 

3. Drown Out The Noise

The hustle and bustle of the engine and people moving around the plane can be enough to keep you awake for the entire flight. Be prepared and bring your own eye mask and earphones, this means from the second you board the plane you can enjoy music, sleep and relaxation.

 

4. Stay Comfortable

We all want to arrive at our awaiting paradise looking our best, but sometimes beauty isn’t worth the pain. Throw on your baggy jumper and comfy sneakers, there is nothing more satisfying than curling up in your favourite hoody and watching endless hours of inflight entertainment. Trust us!


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