If you're going to be staying in villas in Tuscany, Italy, it's safe
to assume that you'll be flying to your vacation destination. Planning for travel and booking flights have
become much easier, but staying comfortable during a long flight can be a
problem. It can be difficult to stay
calm and comfortable when you're stuck in a seat next to a stranger, but it
isn't impossible. When you're preparing
to head out to catch your flight, remember to keep these things in mind.
Don't Sacrifice Comfort To Save Money
This is a mistake that many money conscious travelers make when they're booking
their flight. Right now sitting right
near the bathroom in a small seat to save money may seem bearable, but you'll
be regretting your decision when you're on your flight. If your airline is offering a seat or service
that could make your flight easier, take it.
Pick The Right Seat
All airline seats aren't created equal, some seats can have more legroom
or be more comfortable even in the same class and rate. If you want some leg room and space during
your flight, choose the aisle seat or a seat near the exit. Chairs by the window are an excellent option
if you're planning on passing the time by sleeping, or if you're taking a
Avoid Watching the Clock
Checking your phone to see if you're closer to your estimated arrival time
won't help the trip go any faster, nor will checking the map to see the
position of the aircraft. Staring at the
clock will just make the flight seem longer, and it could make you a little
crankier if you're already anxious to get off the plane.
Is there a book that you've been dying to read that you haven't gotten a
chance to open? Are there some papers
you've been meaning to look over for work?
If you want your flight to go by fast you're going to need a little bit
of a distraction to keep you busy. Read
a book, play a game, or catch up on some work.
Pressurized cabins can suck a lot of moisture out of the air, and it
isn't uncommon for frequent flyers to complain about having dry skin, chapped
lips, and feeling dehydrated. Be sure to
drink water during your flight, and bring lotion and chapstick to keep your
skin from getting too dry.
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