Unless you have been flying first-class for every journey you have likely noticed that economy flights have become less and less enjoyable. Through no fault of the airline; as they do their best to keep prices low.
However, one of the side effects of a cramped flight is arriving at your destination in a bad mood. To help prevent this from happening to you during your next flight, here are some great tips to help.
Don’t Rely on the Plane
The entertainment system in your seat not working is no excuse for getting off the plane feeling and looking tired and exhausted. Yes, the plane should have entertainment for you to take advantage of during the entirety of your flight. No, you shouldn’t rely on this as there is always going to be problems during a flight.
Always load up your phone or mobile device with media to stop you from staring at a blank screen during your entire flight. When choosing your media, be sure that your phone or device can display the media without an internet connection. Your favorite streaming services should have options for you to take advantage of.
Food and Drink
Similar to the tip above, don’t expect too much in the way of food and drink when it comes to your airline. In fact, plan that you won’t receive anything and work with that. After all, the best case scenario is that your flight does offer food, but your airline is going to charge you their own prices with no other options once you’re in the air.
Once you have cleared security, look around the terminal for places where you can buy:
- A sandwich or roll
- Bottle of water
- Small bottle of juice
- Can of soft drink
- Light snacks
As you can imagine, this all helps when it comes time to see your loved ones for the first time in a long time.
When All Else Fails
Of course, these tips can only get you so far. When it comes to looking your best, you need the morning routine you are used to. And while the TSA won’t let you take everything that you might want or need each morning, the Groupon Coupons page for Birchbox has some great travel sized options for your favorite brands and morning routine items.
While you shouldn’t be taking every cream you own with you, the basics are going to make the world of difference. These would include:
- Refresher wipes
- Makeup remover wipes
- Cotton Tips
- Small eye shadow compacts
Just because you don’t get a king sized bed made from geese that are free to travel the world, full body aromatherapy massage, Michelin rated chef service, and a free car while you are onboard doesn’t mean that you can’t arrive looking like you have! The next time that you are preparing for a flight, keep these three tips in mind and get ready to face the paparazzi!