Air Travel

what is a domestic flight

What is a Domestic Flight? Everything You Need to Know

There often seems to be confusion over whether a flight is still considered to be a domestic flight if it flies over an ocean or if in flying between two airports in the same country, the flight overflies another country. Domestic flights are regarded as being one that starts and ends in the same country,…

Can you listen to an audiobook on a plane?

Can You Listen to an Audiobook on a Plane? Learn How!

Do you have a favorite audiobook that you want to listen to while flying or want to listen to a few new ones? Well audiobooks are certainly a great way to help pass the time on a long flight. You can listen to an audiobook on a plane but it is better to download the…

Can you sleep overnight at an airport

Can You Sleep Overnight in an Airport? Is It Legal?

There are many reasons why people may want to sleep overnight in an airport. These can include saving money on an airport hotel, catching an early flight which may necessitate getting to the airport by public transport the night before, flight delays or bad flight connections with an overnight layover. But is it allowed, or…

whatsapp on a plane

Can You Use WhatsApp on a Plane in Airplane Mode? Learn the Facts!

Do you remember the time, not long ago, when being on a flight gave you a chance to forget things and simply read a book or watch a movie? Sadly, these days, people often feel like they have lost their right arm if they haven’t been able to see what others are doing on Facebook…

Can you smoke in UK airports?

Can You Smoke at UK Airports? UK Airport Smoking Areas List

The good news for smokers is that UK airport smoking areas can be found at some airports. However, the majority of UK airports do not allow smoking after you enter the terminal building or pass through airport security. Most UK airports have designated smoking areas before you enter the terminal building but only some allow…

early flights

Early flights – Are they worth getting up for?

I will be honest, I don’t like early flights. Actually that’s not true, I hate them. But actually I think it is more the thought of them than the reality of them. Once I am up and getting going it never seems quite so bad. Having to get up at some ungodly hour to catch…

compression socks

Should I Wear Compression Socks for Flying on a Long Flight?

For many years I didn’t wear flight socks. Then, about 15 years ago I broke my arm and elbow badly, requiring 4 hours of surgery to repair it. My wife and I were booked to go on a Caribbean cruise for two weeks less than a month after my surgery, which meant an 8 hour…

Can you use Bluetooth headphones on a plane?

Can You Use Bluetooth Headphones on a Plane?

Using your own headphones on a plane, rather than the cheap ones that airlines give out, can make a big difference, particularly on a long flight. But can you use them, particularly if they are Bluetooth headphones rather than wired headphones? The official policy of most airlines is that you can use Bluetooth headphones and…

How to avoid sitting near a baby on a flight

How to avoid sitting near a baby on a flight

Until airlines switch on and realize that child free cabins would be popular with many passengers, you are pretty much in the lap of the gods when it comes to avoiding sitting near a baby on a flight. No method is fool-proof of course but you can take a few precautions to try and minimize…

things to bring when traveling abroad

10 items you didn’t know you need when traveling abroad

Traveling abroad for the first time and how to do it right Traveling abroad can be the most rewarding experience to adventure seekers of any age. But preparing for traveling abroad for the first time can also be an emotional roller coaster. Worrying about things to bring when traveling abroad that will help you navigate…

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