1. Clear your cookies
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3. Eat light before your flight
I’m about to get really real here people, but we’re all friends so it’s okay. When flying at high altitudes, the cabin pressure drops and causes any gas in your system to expand. This can trigger a big #yikes for you, especially if you ate anything that might perpetuate an excess of that kind of discomfort. You know your body, so just choose wisely, that’s all!
4. Wear layers, but be weary of loose articles
A huge tip for flying is to wear layers, and it’s definitely true! You never know how hot or cold it’ll be on the plane, so it’s nice to be able to adjust accordingly. This was exactly my thought process when I did some flying recently. I wore comfy culottes, a tank, a denim jacket, and a long scarf – sounds like a solid plane outfit, right? The problem I ran into was that in every airport or plane bathroom, I found myself desperately holding onto my flowy culottes and swinging scarf so they wouldn’t touch the floor or any other infected surfaces of the cramped space 🤢! So choose layers that’ll stay close to your body!
5. Pack for the worst, hope for the best
Look, there’s not much you can do about the possibility of your luggage getting mishandled. The Department of Transportation reports that about 10% of luggage is lost. You can, however, pack and prepare for the worst by squeezing in an extra outfit into your carry on. There’s nothing worse than getting to your destination, having your luggage get lost, and not even having a fresh pair of underwear while you wait for your luggage to make it back to you!
There you have it, five indispensable flying hacks that should make your trip a little less terrible! What are the flying hacks that YOU swear by? Share with us by commenting below!