10 Tips for Rocking That Long Flight

As I prepare for our 7+ hour flight across the Atlantic, I’ve been searching for some good tips to make our flight restful and refreshing instead of dehydrating and disorienting. I came across this great post form Antevasin and thought I would share it! She wisely suggests moisturizing and hydrating like crazy to combat the dry airplane air, which is something I’ve found makes a huge difference when I get to my destination. Click on through for more great ideas 🙂


Tis the season of vacation, which often means plane rides.  I have a love/hate relationship when it comes to planes and airports.  On one hand, yay!  You’re on vacation!  If you have enough time you can grab an overpriced cocktail at one of the airport’s bars (I always go for a Bloody Mary), which you don’t really mind paying for because you’re officially starting your vacation.  The airport is great for people watching, and your mood is generally light and happy because in a few hours you’ll be at your very own version of paradise.

On the other hand, sometimes layovers are killer, especially if it’s a long one and in a crappy airport. Also, the air on the airplane is dry, recycled and dirty.  Now, if you’re on the plane for three hours or less, it’s not so bad.  Maybe get in a little nap, a little reading, look…

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  1. Wow, thank you! Enjoy your flight, and let me know what other travel tricks you pick up along the way!

    • Glad I could share it, I was thinking about how I’ll handle a 7 hour overnight flight in coach, and your tips came at just the right time. I always drink tons of water, but I forget to moisturize!

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