How to Feel Comfortable on a Long Flight

Getting on a plane is exciting, but sitting on a plane for a long-haul flight is not the most comfortable. If you’re sitting in the economy seats, you’re quite hemmed in by everybody around you, and knowing that you don’t really have too much room to move in your seat could be a problem. Long-haul flights can feel like you’re stuck in limbo and sometimes you don’t even realize you’re moving. 

You may get nauseous, annoyed about the crying baby and even sigh at the sight of the congealed food. And then you try to catch some sleep. It doesn’t have to be something that you suffer, however. With the right clothes, from comfortable unlined bras, so you don’t have any underwire sticking into your armpits, to wearing loose-fitting trousers, you can make your flight a really comfortable one. Here are some of the best ways that you can be more comfortable on a long flight so that you can enjoy your trip as much as possible.

Make sure that you have comfortable clothing

You may get nauseous, annoyed about the crying baby and even sigh at the sight of the congealed food. And then you try to catch some sleep. It doesn’t have to be something that you suffer, however. With the right clothes, from comfortable unlined bras so you don’t have any underwire sticking into your armpits, to wearing loose-fitting trousers, you can make your flight a really comfortable one. Here are some of the best ways that you can be more comfortable on a long flight so that you can enjoy your trip as much as possible.

Bring noise-cancelling headphones

On your airline, the chances are high that they will provide you with headphones to listen to movies or in-flight music. Having your own noise canceling headphones, however, will allow you to enjoy the ride without any disturbances from the plane engines and all the other noise. If you don’t own noise-cancelling headphones and don’t physically want to invest in them, consider earplugs.

Use a sleeping mask

Comfort is key and if you’re tired and want to sleep you need to invade all of the light possible. The best way to do this is with a sleeping mask. Pop on your headset and put on your sleeping mask and you can prepare yourself to sleep during the flight. You could play relaxing music to help me to block out all of the sounds and you keep your eyes closed behind your own eye mask so that you feel comfortable and calm. It’s such a handy thing to have if you’re nervous.

Stay hydrated

When you’re on a plane it is smart to stay hydrated so stay clear of alcohol and tea or coffee. Alcohol can impact your ability to sleep fitfully so do caffeinated drinks. These beverages can dehydrate you and your body needs the exact opposite of that so make sure that you have a large bottle of water after airport security.

What say you?
Thoughts on these ways Feel Comfortable on a Long Flight?
Let’s hear it!

Looking for More Travel Tips?


Written By
More from Contributor
Top 5 British Caravan Getaways
Whilst planning your getaway this year, have you considered a British vacation...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.