Whether you are traveling on a domestic or international flight, the air travel can be troublesome if you are not prepared in advance. Here, we are talking about the people who like to sleep during air journey instead of facing regular travel. So, while planning a trip abroad or domestic be it a business venture or holiday.
Tips that will help you sleep on a flight
Chose the Right Seat
Always choose window seats as they are best for sleeping and have enough space as well as the place to lean against. Likewise, it is important that you don’t have to move to allow other travelers passed back and ahead at every short span of time. The aisle seats allow a little more room, but you’ll have to keep yourself out of the aisle to allow beverage cart and people to pass by.
Get a Good Travel Pillow
You will find various kinds of travel pillows on the market with each having their pros and cons. You must pick inflatable pillows as they don’t take much of space and are easy to carry. Both “J” shaped and “U” shaped pillows are good, it depends on person to person preference.
Buckle Your Belt
First and foremost rule while preparing to sleep. Be sure that your seat belt is fastened on the outside of your blankets and clothing. It allows the flight attendants to see your seat belt is perfectly secured and they won’t have to wake you up in any circumstance of air disturbance.
Cover Your Eyes
The lights in the airplane can be turned off and on a lot of times. To get away from this disturbance of frequent light changes, buy an eye protector and wear it while heading to sleep.
Wear Ear Plugs
Airlines provide ear plugs or ear buds to keep you away from the noise of taking off and landing. But, for the sleeping reason, you can buy earphones and play the music of your kind to keep the noise out. Sleeping while listening to the music of your choice will soothe your sleeping and keep you away from the hum of the aircraft as well as the noise of your neighbors.
Wear Suitable Clothes
If it’s going to be a long journey and you are planning to sleep on board than it is paramount for you to choose the right clothes to wear. You can wear loose clothes that are flexible and breathable. Wearing comfortable clothes will help you to have a comfortable sleep.
Make Yourself Sleepy
If you want to make yourself sleepy, try different techniques to do so. Some quick tips are reading a book that you feel is very boring or watch the boring in-flight movie. Whatever makes your eyelids heavy, use it!
Free Your Feet
If you are planning to sleep, then be ready to keep some room for your feet. For that, you can move your carry-ons to the overhead bin to give yourself some extra room to stretch out. Also, bring your travel slippers to make your feet comfortable.