There is nothing more exhausting and boring than going on a long flight without having tons of activities and entertainment to distract yourself with. After all, you are in a plane for numerous hours, and you know that sooner than later you will become bored and annoyed, therefore, the best thing that you can do is take advantage of this time.
For serious travelers, any long-haul flights are dreading and something that no one is looking out for. When you get there, up in the air, you truly need tons of distractions that will help to get you by. You can no longer depend on the movies that are going to be shown in the plane, often they are not as good and if you don’t like it then you are trapped in there, bored, for numerous hours. Without mentioning that sitting down on an uncomfortable seat for numerous hours can be more than overwhelming. For that reason, here are some tips on surviving a long-haul flight.
Always bring a book, even better one that you haven’t started. You will have enough time to do some reading, and when you start getting caught up in the book, it is the best feeling as the time just passes by quickly while you are reading. Some people come quite prepared and they bring their iPads or their Kindle with them, in order to have numerous books at hand, without actually having to carry a big book around with them. The important aspect here is that a book can be a great distraction, especially for a long-haul flight.
2. Download Movies
With technology, now everything is possible. Download movies into your tablet or any tech device you bring with you on the flight. You have the option of picking out numerous movies to bring along with you and that way you won’t be bored during the entire flight. You can watch your favorite films one after another.
3. Neck Pillow and Blanket
Definitely look for comfort, especially during a long-haul flight. You want to be as comfortable as possible, given that airplane seats can be extremely annoying and small. If you are going to be there for numerous hours, look for ways that you can increase your level of comfort, in order to survive the flight. Even choosing the right clothing, don’t bring anything tight or uncomfortable, often loose clothes are the best option to increase your comfort during the flight.
4. Headphones and Music
These are always a must. Not only are they a great distraction but they are great to prevent you from getting annoyed by other people’s noise. Especially if there is a baby on board, you will definitely experience some crying, and if you want to survive the flight, you need to have some headphones with you in order to block the noise. Make sure you download the music before you get on the plane so that you have access to it in an offline mode.