How to make flying as comfortable as possible

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Vacations are meant to be about resting, relaxing and enjoying oneself, but too often, if you are flying to your holiday resort, much of your trip can end up being stressful and uncomfortable. A bad flight can almost completely ruin the vacation experience and leave you feeling tenser than you did before you jetted off. It really shouldn’t be like this, and actually, it doesn’t have to.

Here are some simple things you can do to make flying as comfortable as the resort you’re staying in:

Charter a Jet

If you’re fed up of being treated like cattle at6 the airport, and if you want to ensure that you have more space to relax and actually enjoy the experience of flying, take a look at Jettly and see if you can charter a private jet to your chosen destination. By doing this, you’re sure to start your trip right, and despite what a lot of people think, chartering a jet isn’t all that expensive, in fact, in some cases it can be cheaper than flying on a commercial airline!

Invest in a Good Travel Pillow

If you’ve ever seen someone sleeping soundly on a flight, chances are they’ve been able to do so because they’re using a travel pillow. Travel pillows made specifically for air travel, like the SkyRest travel pillow are extremely comfortable and convenient because they inflate in the space between you and your tray table, giving you a safe and comfy cushion to tap a nap on.

Don’t Forget Your Earplugs

Even if you’ve chartered a private jet, you’re going to have to put up with the noise of the engines, even if there are no crying babies or loud drunk onboard, which means that bringing along a good set of earplugs is vital to your comfort. If possible, try to invest in a set of ear plugs that have been created specifically for air travel, because many of these will not only block out annoying sounds, but they will also help to regulate ear pressure, so that you don’t feel the discomfort of changes in air pressure like you usually would.

Defend Your Knees

If you’re on a commercial plane with very little space, one of the worst things that can happen is the person directly in front of you deciding that it would be a great idea to totally recline their seat, thus invading your space and leaving you squashed up in an uncomfortable position. Luckily, you can thwart them if you take the sensible step of carrying a knee defender onboard with you.

The knee defender is a genius device, which when deployed, will make it impossible for the person in front of you to recline their seat, allowing you the breathing space you deserve.

Sleeping Aids

Of course, the best way to ensure a comfortable, care-free flight is to sleep right through it. So, if you usually find it impossible to sleep on a flight, you might want to consider a visit to the local drugstore where you can pick up any number of over-the-counter sleeping pills or herbal remedies to help you drift off and actually have a pleasant journey.

How do you ensure your comfort on plane journeys?

 

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One Response to How to make flying as comfortable as possible

  1. Mel & Suan says:

    Ear plugs are the best defence against the noise, not just from the other passengers and crying babies but also the roaring engines of the plane!

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