Anyone who has been on long haul flights knows the feeling: after ten, twenty or even more hours you finally arrive at your destination, and you are exhausted!You barely slept, your body aches from sitting in an airplane seat for hours and you are most likely jet-lagged. Long flights are not pleasant. But it helps so much if you at least get some good sleep on the plane!
Tips for Sleeping on a Plane:
Wear comfortable clothes.
Bring some comfortable, thick socks as well so that You can take your shoes off and keep your feet warm.
Choose the seat that works best for you.
A window seat is good for sleeping. Because nobody has to pass you to go to the bathroom, but also you can rest your head against the window.
Don’t drink coffee.
Stay hydrated, drink a lot of water but avoid coffee. And you have to avoid black tea and sugary drinks as well for good sleeping.
Don’t drink alcohol either.
Alcohol might help you fall asleep, but you’ll get lower quality sleep. You’ll most likely wake up feeling groggy and unfocused, which is the last thing you want after a long flight.
Bring a neck pillow.
They are a little annoying to carry, but they can really help you sleep on a plane and feel more rested.