Posted on Nov 23, 2009 | Comments 2
If you have a long flight coming up you are most likely dreading the time you will have to occupy.
And if you have children traveling with you on the flight you will most definitely need things to make the time go faster, make the time pass pleasantly and entertain yourself and those around you. [Traveling with children]
There are many travel supplies that will help you in doing this. First of all you need to keep in mind that travel is tough on your body so it is very important to get up and walk around, move around often throughout the flight.
This is important because it will help to increase circulation and decrease stiffness among your joints and muscles.
There are many different types of pillows and blankets that can make your long flight more comfortable. There is something called a cabin cuddler that will help keep you warm and cozy.
For those with whom hygiene is more important there are also disposable airplane seat covers that can be put on the airplane seat and then taken off after the flight.
You can also purchase a travel supply called a fleece wrap. This fleece wrap keeps you warm like a blanket but also has pockets to keep your necessities in.
Another way to keep comfortable on your long flight is by reducing your chances of experiencing the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis. Deep vein thrombosis is a condition that is common with long flights or long periods of sitting and occurs when circulation is cut off or hindered thus resulting in swelling. There are travel supplies available that can help prevent deep vein thrombosis and prevent the swelling accompanied by it.
There are also earplugs and eyeshades on the market that can help make your long flight experience less uncomfortable. Earplugs will drown out the noise of the plane and the passengers on the plane. Eyeshades can block out the bright lights and any other lights on the plane.
Oftentimes plane seats are not designed for our feet to rest on the ground if we are of shorter stature. You can purchase foot rests which are lightweight and don’t take up too much space. You can pull one out of your travel bag and put it beneath your feet.
There are many different things you can do to make your travel experience more enjoyable.
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