Air travel can be stressful and tiring, so making your journey from either a 1 hour flight to 15 hours as comfortable and tolerable as possible, consider implementing some of these travel hacks. 1. Find Cheap Fares Of course, the first step is to find a cheap fare to your destination so you’re not breaking the bank before you even go on your trip! Google Flights is a great way to start your search. It’ been one of my go-to sites to start my search because it includes a lot of great search options including how many carry-on bags you would like to bring on since most budget airlines will only allow a personal item with the base fare and charge you to bring a carry-on. Selecting this option will allow Google to already add on the fees the airlines charge onto the price you see in your results. Other options include signing up for newsletters from flight deal aggregators like Scott’s Cheap Fights and Thrifty Travels. For international flights, try Momondo which yields results from various booking websites which sometimes offer cheaper fares than directly from the airlines. 2. Once You’ve Booked a Flight – Do This! For international flights, some airlines will allow you to choose your seats even if it’s in economy class. While others will only allow seat selection after check-in. So make sure to double-check your booking directly on the airline’s website to see if they will allow seat selection and choose the best one…
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Air travel can be stressful and tiring, so making your journey from either a 1 hour flight to 15 hours as comfortable and tolerable as possible, consider implementing some of these travel hacks.

1. Find Cheap Fares

Of course, the first step is to find a cheap fare to your destination so you’re not breaking the bank before you even go on your trip! Google Flights is a great way to start your search. It’ been one of my go-to sites to start my search because it includes a lot of great search options including how many carry-on bags you would like to bring on since most budget airlines will only allow a personal item with the base fare and charge you to bring a carry-on. Selecting this option will allow Google to already add on the fees the airlines charge onto the price you see in your results. Other options include signing up for newsletters from flight deal aggregators like Scott’s Cheap Fights and Thrifty Travels. For international flights, try Momondo which yields results from various booking websites which sometimes offer cheaper fares than directly from the airlines.

2. Once You’ve Booked a Flight – Do This!

For international flights, some airlines will allow you to choose your seats even if it’s in economy class. While others will only allow seat selection after check-in. So make sure to double-check your booking directly on the airline’s website to see if they will allow seat selection and choose the best one for your needs.
 

3. Get Your Meals Quicker

If you are one of those picky eaters or have experienced the flight running out of the meal selection you want because your seat is towards the back of the plane and all the good selections are gone…Read More