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How to survive a long-haul flight

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Long flights are fun because it usually means you are going to an amazing place! But those long, international flights can even affect your body. Anyone who feels intimidated by a 10+ hour flight, there are a few tricks that will get you on your plane and feel like a champion.

Smart packing
is a key when traveling. Plan carefully what you will need in the middle of your flight, ahead of time. Depending on your travel type, you may or may not need a lot of luggage but almost always you will need a personal bag.

Stay Hydrated
While it is important to stay hydrated, it is also important to make sure that you pack your water bottles securely. Make sure your water bottles are less than 3.4 ounces and do not exceed one liter. It’s VERY important to stay afloat when you are thousands of miles high in the sky! The planes dehydrate your whole body quickly and will not only make you feel uncomfortable but can also affect your skin and eyes.

Be Comfortable
It is always important to be comfortable! Always wear clothing that is stretchy or loose, such as leggings, a long top, and a very comfortable jersey or cardigan that can also serve as a garment would be great while traveling.

The Right Shoes
Smooth shoes are perfect for safety and are comfortable in your aircraft. You will also want to pack compression socks to avoid any health risks such as blot clots and DVT (deep vein thrombosis).

Bring a meal! You will starve on long flights so having a TSA-approved snack not only helps to cure hunger but also give your body what you need to do. An almond bag or a bar of protein of some kind that is easy to pack, easy to eat and discarded easily will be a good choice.

Resting Is Key
Resting during your flight is important and, although challenging, it is entirely possible. Go prepared for your flight by bringing your own neck pillow, an eye mask to block out light, and a baby earplug.

Next time you travel across the globe ensure you consider all the points mentioned above. Also, if you want to survive the long-haul flights then Explurger – A New-Age Social Media App, can be your best travel buddy as it allows you to capture your travel moments and share it with your friends plus an opportunity to compete with your Fellow Explurgers by gamifying your journey.

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