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Tips for a Comfortable Flight

  • For your own comfort try and travel light.
  • Wear loose clothing and elasticated stockings made of natural fibre.
  • Increase your normal intake of water and only if need be drink alcohol but in moderation.
  • Use moisturizing cream to keep your skin from drying out.
  • Take your shoes off in the plane to prevent your feet from swelling up or wear shoes that will cope with expanding ankles.
  • Avoid heavy meals during the flight.
  • Short walks once every two hours are excellent for circulation.
  • Try to touch your toes when waiting in the aisle to stretch your hamstrings.
  • On arrival at your destination, have a hot shower or a relaxing bath.
  • On arrival a quick jog, brisk walk, or a vigorous scrub will help stimulate your circulation.