What to Pack in Your Carry On For a Long Flight

These vary from person to person, what’s essential to me may not be to you. Look over this list of common long haul flight essential items and make sure you’re prepared on your next long flight. Many of these are items that you might keep in your backpack or have with you everyday anyway. I’ve found them to be very useful when traveling and …

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How to Sleep on a Plane in Economy Class (3 Tips)

When you are planning for a long trip, it’s essential to prepare for how you will pass the time during the flight. When the flight is really long, you will probably want to get some rest. Knowing how to sleep on a plane in economy class can important on these longer flights, if you are sitting in coach. It may not be the best …

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48 Long Haul Flight Tips For Your Next Journey

When flying on an airplane, I always make sure that I have something to do to keep myself occupied. If it’s a quick 2-3 hour flight, or less even, then coming up with a game plan for what you’re going to do with your time on the plane isn’t as tough. You can basically watch a movie and the flight’s done. If you are …

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Best Lightweight Suitcases (10 Great Options)

Suitcases can get heavy quick when you’re packing for a trip, and the last thing you want is to take your suitcase to the airport and find out it’s overweight. An overweight bag may even land you an additional fee when checking it. Sometimes the fees are upwards of $100 depending on the weight. So if you’re buying new luggage and you know it …

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15 First Time Flying Packing Tips to Help you Prepare

  When flying for the first time, it can be hard to know exactly how to pack your suitcase. From overweight luggage fees to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) restrictions, there are many factors to consider when packing your carry-on checked bag. We’ve created a first time flying packing list containing all of the tips and tricks you need to know in order to ensure …

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Top 10 Best Personal Item Backpacks

  When you’re flying for the first time, you might not be sure what to bring. You’ve heard you can take at least a single personal item on the plane, but you don’t even know what counts as one. Are you allowed to bring a backpack? What is the best backpack for under an airplane seat? In this article, we’ll alleviate your anxieties about …

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10 Things to Bring on a Plane for Entertainment

  Congratulations! An exciting, new adventure awaits. You are going to get on your very first airplane flight, ever! Â If you feel overwhelmed, don’t worry. You are not alone. There is a lot to consider. Airlines do a lot to help you prepare, providing information about your airplane and security requirements on links at the bottom of your ticket. Essential items to check …

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What are the Best Noise Cancelling Headphones for Flying?

  As a traveler, if you’re like me then you wouldn’t mind investing in the best noise cancelling headphones for flying when it comes to ensuring your comfort during journeys. A nice neck-pillow, a warm fluffy travel blanket or maybe even a portable footrest can all prove to be a Godsend, especially during long tiring flights. What if I told you, you could make …

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A First Time Flyer’s Guide and Checklist

  Feeling nervous before your first flight is something most everyone has experienced before, and it’s easy to understand why. Airports are usually large buildings with a lot of signs and directories, long lines, and loads of regulations. Throughout this first time flyer guide, we’ll cover every aspect of flying, from booking your flight to baggage claim, and help you feel like a seasoned …

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Flying with a Toddler for the First Time: [Helpful Tips ]

  When we become parents, we often develop a hesitation to hop on a plane and visit friends, family, and exciting destinations with our toddlers. We imagine the judgmental looks of other passengers as they react to our children whining and crying, and we know how difficult it can be to change a baby in the cramped space of an airplane bathroom. Well, if …

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Carry-on Baggage Size Guide

If you’re like me then you probably want to avoid checking bags and just get everything in your carry-on if you can. Saves money, saves time, saves the potential for lost luggage. Each airline may have slightly varying policies regarding carry-on baggage size and allowance. I have listed the top 11 United States airlines along with their carry-on and personal item weight and size …

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