This is the second post in the series of what to wear and what to pack for airplane travel. In the first post of this series, you learned about the best outfit to wear on an airplane. There was a bag included with that, and now, we are on going to look inside the bag and see what things that you should pack in your carry-on for your next airplane trip.
Once again, I used Polyvore to put together the contents of my typical air travel carry-on for those times when I travel as a passenger, and not a flight attendant. There are some things that I couldn’t find on Polyvore, like my favorite Vegan protein powder or an apple, but you get the general idea. Let’s walk through the items
Inflight Comfort Items:
Water Bottle: Always pack a water bottle. You can fill it up at a drinking fountain after you pass through security, saving you money and keeping you hydrated, as it’s really important when you fly, to drink water. Keeps you healthy. I carry a Klean Kanteen.
All of those electronic devices & chargers:
Headphones: REMEMBER your headphones. Drown out screaming children, seat mates you want to avoid, and airplane noise.
Get into the country stuff: I don’t think I need to explain why you should pack these items, and if you do need explanation, maybe you shouldn’t leave your house alone. Just saying.
Beauty: Keep your beauty essentials with you on the plane. I’ve listed the items that I like, and always have with me.
Food: Always pack something to eat. Don’t expect to always have time to grab something at the airport or that the airplane food will meet your dietary needs. The items listed below are some of my favorites. Being gluten free and vegan or just picking make a little extra thought go a long way.
Drugs: The legal and natural ones like Advil and Melatonin. For the jet lagged days and party it up nights.
Journal & Pens: Take some paper with you in some form. You never know what will happen that you might want remember, and don’t expect the flight attendants to share pens. They don’t carry extras.
You’ll notice that ‘a book’ is not listed in my must packs. I now download most of the books I travel with to my iPhone, but there really is no substitute to the real thing, so sometimes, I take a paperback with me. And, you can still read when the flight attendants are being hard asses and tell you to turn off your electronic devices;)
So you are now packed. Check back often for YouTube videos on ‘How To Pack.’ I want to prepare you well:)
Enjoy your adventure!
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