Traveling on a flight for more than 12 to 15 hours certainly needs good planning and preparation. Otherwise, you will have to suffer a lot and bear with lots of punishments. First and foremost, you need to allow some time to sit relaxed and sketch out a good plan for things to meet out the long travel. Try to get information on how to prepare for a long flight from different sources. Go through your past experiences and if you’re traveling for the first time then, it is compulsory to collect information regarding this subject. Prepare a checklist and start collecting the materials before the actual departure of a day.
The first and foremost thing on the list is the decision of the right airline in which you are going to book your ticket. Do a thorough research about various airlines not only on the prices, but also the comforts you will be having inside the airplane. Some airlines have very little space offering you very little room to move to the toilet or for placing your legs. Just think how you will feel at the end of the long flight without enough leg space and moving space. In addition, check the entertainment features the airline has within so that you can pass your time without boring.
The next thing on the list is to ensure your food arrangements. Though many airlines supply frequent meal options, you must check in detail the available items with your airline and whether you can cope up with them or not. Apart from the things they offer, since it is a long flight, you can take your own snacks package with you. These are allowed in the flights and so prepare a good list of your favorite snack items which are a nutritious, healthy and good way of time passing. In case the meals they serve are not suitable for you, you will be spared from starving.
The other thing in long flight preparation is entertainment. Prepare the time passing aspect according to your taste. If you are a book lover, bring good books and magazines to read and if you are a music lover bring your favorite music and songs with you and can hear them during the flight. Do not forget to purchase or bring a good earphone. You can take your iPads, DVD players, audio books, etc. Just plan well to spend these long hours in flight as per your convenience.
The last thing in the list of long flight travel is to ensure a good sleeping. Take a high-quality pillow with you for experiencing more comfortable after boarding a flight. Drink a lot of water, have some eye drops and lotions, prevent your eyes from getting dry and most importantly wear suitable attire that is ideal during long flights.