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Can You Charge Your Phone on a Plane

Keeping a phone charged is absolutely essential for many these days, particularly with power-hungry smartphones. Gone are the days of mobile phones whose batteries used to last almost 10 days between charges, like my much-missed old Nokia. Of course you will have to keep your cell phone in Airplane Mode from the time you start…

airpods on a plane

Can You Use Airpods on a Plane?

Using your own headphones or Airpods on a plane, rather than the cheap sets that airlines give out, can make a big difference, particularly on a long haul flight. But can you use them? The official policy of most airlines is that you can use Airpods and other short-range Bluetooth accessories, during the flight but…

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Can You Text on a Plane?

Not so many years ago people just accepted that when they were flying they were shut off from the rest of the world and couldn’t communicate with anyone. But these days people want to be online 24/7, sadly. Personally, I am more than happy to enjoy some relative peace and quiet on a plane to…

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The Best Seats on a Plane for Every Situation

Choosing the best place to sit on a plane when booking a flight to go on a trip by plane depends on many different factors. Are you flying alone or with friends or family? Is it a long-haul flight or just a short business trip? Are you tall so need a seat with extra legroom?…

Can You Bring Nail Clippers on a Plane

Can You Bring Nail Clippers on a Plane

When I started flying as a passenger, admittedly many years ago, there was no such thing as airport security checkpoints. You just showed your boarding card and then off to the plane. There was no worrying whether you could take nail clippers or other seemingly harmless items with you like there sadly is today. Just…

Can You Bring Nail Polish on a Plane

Can You Bring Nail Polish on a Plane

Many women (and some men) are very fastidious when it comes to how their nails look, spending many hours in nail salons to make sure they look their best. So it isn’t a surprise that when going on a trip they want to know if they can take essential items like nail polish with them…

Can You Wear Steel Toe Boots on a Plane

Can You Wear Steel Toe Boots on a Plane

Many people wear boots with steel toe caps, particularly if they work as construction workers or industrial workers in some other industry where safety shoes are important. Particularly if traveling on a business trip for work, passengers may wish to wear their steel capped boots on a plane to save space as they would take…

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What Liquids Do Not Go in a Liquids Bag?

The thing that passengers get wrong most frequently when passing through airport security is without a doubt what liquids can and can’t be carried. If you have ever taken a look in one of the large bins at the checkpoint you will see a huge collection of different liquid containers that passengers didn’t know they…

Listen to Music on a Plane

How to Listen to Music on a Plane. Spotify, Apple Music

Being able to listen to music during a long flight is a great way to pass the time. I have listened to classical music as well as my other favorite music while flying for many years, on an mp3 player some years ago and via my cellphone more recently. Listening to music on a plane…

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Does a 2-Year-Old Need a Plane Ticket?

I have traveled with a 2-year-old a number of times and it can be quite challenging. It is easier than having a younger child flying on your lap though as they will need their own seat. A 2-year-old does need a plane ticket, in fact, every child, once they reach 2 years old, must have…