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- Plane flights can often make you feel tired, dehydrated, and cranky, especially in economy class.
- We asked Insider Reviews editors what they bring to make flights a little nicer.
- From an inflatable footrest to lots of moisturizer, here’s what to stash in your bag.
Flying economy can be notoriously uncomfortable and misery-inducing. There isn’t a ton you can do about the size of your seat or the social rules around who gets the armrest, but if you stash a few niceties in your carry-on, it can make the whole experience feel a touch more pleasant.
We asked Insider editors who cover travel and product reviews what they pack for flights when they’re seated in economy to make the trips more bearable. Their suggestions won’t overload your bag, and they just might help you forget you’re on a plane. At least for a second.