Whether you are traveling with your kids, your significant other, alone, or with your girlfriends, here are a few carry-on bag essentials you should always have on hand when traveling on a plane.
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I hate to say it, but germs are everywhere, especially when it comes to public transportation. It never hurts to wipe down those tray tables, armrests, and even the headrests. You’ll feel much better as you sit through your flight.
As I already mentioned, germs are everywhere! It’s always smart to have this on hand, especially if you are with kids that tend to touch everything.
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Snacks are necessary on long flights, especially with young ones. Depending on if you are traveling domestically or internationally, certain packaged goods you can bring from home (as a way to avoid those crazy prices in the airport!). If you forget, there are always healthy options to buy like fruit, pretzels, protein bars, or trail mix.
It is super important to stay hydrated while flying. At most airports you can bring an empty, reusable water bottle from home (again, as to avoid spending a ridiculous amount on one inside of the airport). If you forget, grab a coconut water for even more hydration.
These are perfect for mindless reading, plus, they’re a great way to catch up on all the latest celeb gossip!
Headphones are used with almost all electronic devices these days. Bring some so you can listen to your music on Spotify or iTunes, catch up on some juicy podcasts, OR (if you have the noise-cancelling headphones) to block out any distracting sounds. It’s always great to grab an extra pair, in case a child forgets theirs.
No one can pass up (and nothing makes a flight go faster than) a good book. Whether it’s on your Kindle, or a hard-copy, bring something enjoyable along for the ride.
These are great to have so you can freshen up once you land. Pack some moisturizer, chapstick, a mini hair brush, powder, and mascara. P.S. Make sure all liquids are less than 3oz. and put into a clear plastic bag.
(The real essentials) Passports, boarding passes, ID’s, etc. Make sure you know where these are at all times. It creates for a smoother transition and much less anxiety during the travel day.