When you’re traveling long haul, you’ll often want to prepare for your trip in a different way to just a short flight. Not only may the things you take with you be different, but the way that you behave before the trip and on the flight can be different too.

So if you have a long-haul flight coming up and you want to make sure that you’re prepared properly, here’s what to do.

Pack Your In-Flight Essentials

The very first thing you need to do, is make sure that you have all of the in-flight essentials with you. Because you’re going to be on a plane for a long time, it’s handy to have things like a book, or work to do.

But not only that, you may also want snacks and pampering products. Flights dry out your skin, so some simple in-flight beauty preparations can be key.

I listed my carry-on long-haul flight essential items here

Research The Culture

Also, because you’re likely to be heading overseas to a different country and culture, doing a little bit of research can help you here.

It’s always handy to know the culture and what to expect, so you can get the most out of your experience.

Adjust Your Sleep

And finally, you’re then going to want to think about getting your body ready for the new time zone.

Just take a look at the below infographic to see exactly how you could do this on the leap up to your trip.

Infographic Design By Mattress Advisor

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