What are the side effects of long haul flights

What are the side effects of long haul flights?

There is little to be said on a positive note about traveling on long haul flights. Perhaps with the exception of the excitement of a vacation to come, if that is why you are flying. What are the side effects of long haul flights? Sitting still for many hours on end in a generally uncomfortable…

Can You Take Aerosols on a Plane?

Can You Take Aerosols on a Plane?

One of the most frequently asked questions from infrequent flyers is can you bring aerosol on a plane, and in particular, can aerosols go in carry on or checked baggage. TSA rules allow aerosols on a plane in carry on baggage but they must be in containers that are 3.4 ozs (100ml) or less. They…

Top 10 ways to get cheap flights that work 1

Top 10 ways to get cheap flights that work

It is a fact of life that some people always seem to pay the full fare when they fly. However, quite often, the person sitting next to them may have paid less than half for exactly the same thing because they know how to fly cheaply. For many years I was that first person, but…

Are shaving razors allowed in carry on bags on a plane

Can You Bring a Razor on a Plane? TSA Razor Rules Explained

One of the most frequently asked questions about what you can take on board a plane in carry on baggage, according to the TSA, is the rule applying to carrying a razor on a plane in carry on bags. TSA rules permit passengers to bring a razor on a plane in carry on provided it…

How to sleep on a plane in economy class

How to sleep on a plane in economy class – My top tips

These are my top tips for how to sleep on a plane in economy class that I have used successfully over many years of flying. Even if you aren’t particularly tall, working out how to sleep on a plane in economy class can be very difficult. That is unless you are someone who can fall asleep…

Best inflatable leg rest for flights

Best Inflatable Foot Rest for Travel that Actually Work

There have been many products that have come onto the market designed to make flying, particularly in economy class, more comfortable. One of the newest of these is the inflatable leg rest for flights. Between my wife and I, we have tried a few of these over the last few years. This includes inflatable, and…

How long does jet lag last from USA to UK?

How Long Does Jet Lag Last from USA to UK?

Flying across multiple time zones affects your body’s circadian rhythms (your body’s internal clock) leaving you with jet lag disorder. But which way you travel can make a difference to how much you suffer from the effects of jet lag. The usual rule of thumb is that it takes the average person 1 day to…

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What is jet lag? Why you get it and symptoms

Jet lag is similar to the effects that shift workers experience in many ways. Where your body clock is out of sync with the actual time where you are. What is jet lag? It is similar to the effects that shift workers experience. One day a shift worker has a normal routine, awake during the…

How to get over jet lag when you get home

How to get over jet lag when you get home

I always find that it is much harder to get over jet lag when you get home than when you arrive at your original destination. Part of this, I think, is that when you fly off somewhere, on vacation for example, you are excited and eager to enjoy yourself. Also you are probably less likely…

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How to prevent jet lag – my top tips that actually work

These are simple things I have used over the years to successfully help prevent jet lag and get over it quicker once you arrive at your destination. If you follow them then I am pretty sure you won’t suffer as much from jet lag as you would otherwise. Everyone is different though so some may…