3 Things To Have In Your Hand Luggage The Next Time You Fly

While it might seem a way off now, travel will start again in the future. So, the better way to get ready for it is to plan ahead. This year has been a strange one, and while many of us would have spent plenty of weekends jetting off to sunnier climes, it was not to be. A relaxing vacation currently feels little more than a pipe dream. This is because it is nothing more than the thought of the sand between our toes and sea spray in the air to keep us going. If you are planning your next trip abroad, there are a few things you need to remember. This article will show you 3 things to have in your hand luggage the next time you fly.

You have no excuse not to be organized. So, to ensure you have the most comfortable flight possible, remember to have these 3 things in your hand luggage the next time you fly.

1. Your Own Snacks

As you probably know, food on the airplane isn’t that great, and depending on where you are flying, you could end up eating some strange meals at very odd times. This happened to me before and it doesn’t matter how many times you have been on that route. So, it is better to pack some healthy and nutritious snacks that you will enjoy rather than wait for them to wheel their food out. Not only could you end up missing it if you are asleep, but you also might end up being disappointed. If you suddenly remember you need snacks when you are at the airport, you will end up paying a premium for something you could have picked up nearer to home.

2. Comfortable Clothing

Flights are not the most relaxing thing, which is why it is important that you dress for optimum comfort. You are often squashed into a small space, and the temperatures can be not to your liking. If you are flying from somewhere hot, you will want to pack some warm clothes in your bag. And if you know you are heading somewhere cold, don’t forget to pack plenty of extra layers. Also, the air con on a plane can sometimes be very cold and leave you uncomfortable if you don’t bring trousers or a jumper with you. For extra comfort, buy compression socks online before you go and wear these to aid blood flow in your legs and feet.

3. Prepare For Some Entertainment

There is nothing worse than being on a flight with nothing to do. Don’t forget to bring with you something along that you can use for entertainment. This can include iPad, a Kindle or some headphones. This allows you to listen to music, play a game or even watch a movie. This is even more important if you are travelling with your children. Be sure to download some movies and music ahead of time as there’s nothing like the disappointment of taking off, and finding out your device is rendered pretty much useless.

These are just a few things to remember in your hand luggage next time you fly. In addition, ensure you check out each individual airline’s restrictions before flying as they all have different rules. Some judge your hand luggage by weight and some by size. So, ensure you don’t have to pay a fine if you get it wrong.

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About Emmanuel Oluwatosin

Co-founder & Publisher of AfricaX. He is interested in: Technology | Media | Startup | Business | Education. Emmanuel currently lives in Calgary, Canada with his family.

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