13 Secrets To A Hassle-Free And Memorable Airplane Journey

Something you gotta learn before setting foot on a plane.

13 Secrets To A Hassle-Free And Memorable Airplane Journey
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Traveling by flight may be quite a hassle. Making there early so that you can go through the security, delays, layovers, gate changes or cancellations. Not to mention the scary turbulence and airline food that may make you wonder why didn't you make a road trip instead. If you travel by airplane frequently, you get used to the stuff.

But you will be surprised to know that there are some secrets to a comfortable and pleasing airplane journey you are yet to discover.

1. Never leave your earphones at home.

1. Never leave your earphones at home.

Read a book or do something else, but don't watch videos or play games on your phone for everyone to hear.

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2. Be nice to your flight attendants.

2. Be nice to your flight attendants.
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They are much longer on the plane than you are, so if they take a moment to fetch water don't get annoyed. There are other cranky customers in his or her care.

3. Skip the fizz.

3. Skip the fizz.
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The altitude sucks out your moisture so it's necessary to stay hydrated. But fizzy drinks can make your feel uncomfortable when on a plane as the change in pressure makes the gas expand.

4. Move your body.

4. Move your body.
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No doubt window seat has the best view and you would never want to get up but you should move around as much as possible. Blood clots are more likely with the pressure and altitude.

5. You know what a seat pocket is? A trash can.

5. You know what a seat pocket is? A trash can.
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Seems like a handy place to store your book or a packet of snacks, but it's the favorite spot for used tissues and is basically full of germs.

6. Tray tables are full of germs.

6. Tray tables are full of germs.
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Even if the tray seems clean, it is full of germs like bacteria, so bring your own antibacterial wipes and give it a clean before you use them.

7. Skip the reading material.

7. Skip the reading material.
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Just think of all those people who have put their grimy fingers on those pages.

8. Avoid picking a seat near the bathroom.

8. Avoid picking a seat near the bathroom.
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The obvious stench. Other than that probably the people waiting to take a washroom selfie or use the washroom.

9. Carry your hand sanitizer with you.

9. Carry your hand sanitizer with you.
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Nothing is safe on airplanes so better bring your antibacterial wipes or sanitizers with you.

10. Don't munch on the free food.

10. Don't munch on the free food.
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Airlines often add extra salt in their meals because the altitude, pressure, and environment confuse your taste buds. Bring your own healthy snacks instead and eat when you are hungry.

11. Bring your own pillow.

11. Bring your own pillow.
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Using airline pillows is so gross. They might be soaked in drool and dead skin cells of those who dosed on them before you.

12. Respect the personal space.

12. Respect the personal space.
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Just keep your hands, hair, feet and things like that to yourself. This way you will keep your germs contained and also making things comfortable for your neighbors.

13. Skip the tea or coffee served in flight.

13. Skip the tea or coffee served in flight.
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The onboard water available, used to make this kind of beverages is usually full of bacteria. It's better to spend some bucks of your own before boarding.

Which is your biggest problem while traveling by air?