10 Essentials for Your Next Long-Haul Flight
Make your next vacation a breeze with these must-haves.
(SPOT.ph) Picture this: Your bags are all packed, your itinerary is set, and you’ve got your passport and tickets ready. Now, all that’s left is to survive that 10-hour flight to your dream destination. Of course, you’ve probably brought your favorite book along or downloaded all the episodes of your favorite TV show to keep you occupied, but you can’t forget the other essentials that'll help you get through your flight hassle-free.
Below, we list 10 traveler essentials for your next long-haul flight:
Roll-Up Neck Pillow (P1,850) from MUJI
Sure, you’ll be rubbing elbows with your seatmate, but you don’t want to be resting your head on the shoulder of a complete stranger when you’re asleep! This convenient neck pillow from MUJI will save you from the awkwardness (and future neck pains) with its soft, memory-foam filling. You can roll it up for easy storage afterwards.
See a list of MUJI stores.
Lip Therapy Balm Sticks Aloe Vera (P99) from Vaseline
You’ll love the comfy air-conditioned plane now, but your pout definitely won’t. Protect your lips from the aircraft’s dry air with this handy lip balm from Vaseline. It's formulated with a blend of soothing aloe vera and Vaseline's petroleum jelly, which helps lock in moisture while healing dry and chapped lips.
Available at Watsons.
Dry Shampoo (P225) from Beach Born
Save your limp tresses with a couple of spritzes of dry shampoo. Beach Born’s version has a clean, freshly shampooed scent—just shake the bottle thoroughly and spray it all over your hair to get rid of excess grease and add volume. They also offer travel-sized bottles so you don’t have to worry about airplane regulations.
Eye Mask and Ear Plug Set (P590) from Delsey
Get a good night’s sleep (even with the plane cabin lights still on!) with an eye mask that promises to block out all sources of light. This kit from Delsey comes with earplugs, so you don’t have to worry about unwanted noise like talkative passengers.
Available at The Travel Club, The SM Store, Landmark, Robinsons Department Store, and Duty Free.
WH-XB900N Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones (P12,999) from Sony
Speaking of tuning out your surroundings, it pays to invest in a sturdy and reliable pair of noise-cancelling headphones, like this wireless pair from Sony. It features soft, cushioned ear pads for long-lasting comfort all throughout your flight, as well as an impressive battery life that claims to last for 30 hours of playback time. You can definitely keep binge-watching your favorite K-Dramas without disturbance.
See a list of Sony stores.
Monogrammed Cord Ties (P109) from Punch Crafts
Keep your chargers and other essential cords tangle-free with these nifty ties from Punch Crafts. They come in a wide variety of colors, and they’re monogrammed so you’ll never end up mixing your cords with anyone else’s again.
Available at Common Room.
ZenPower 10050mAh Power Bank (P1,200) from ASUS
Keep all your gadgets juiced up with this handy power bank from ASUS. Its 10,050 mAh battery can charge multiple devices while its super-convenient and lightweight size (no bigger than a credit card!) makes it extra useful for long-distance flights.
Natural Sanitizer (P69.75) from Human Nature
The last thing you want while on vacation is to get sick because of being exposed to germs in a long flight. These sanitizers by Human Nature come in five refreshing and fruity scents, and they're available in smaller sizes perfect for travel.
See a list of Human Nature stores.
Ultra Repair Cream (P732) from First Aid Beauty
This well-loved moisturizer from First Aid Beauty promises long-term hydration for dry skin—a beauty must-have for a long-haul flight! You can slather it on your face to boost moisture or even anywhere you’re experiencing irritation in your body. Best of all, it’s formulated to be safe even for sensitive skin.
Available on Sephora.ph.
Travel Wallet (P1,490) from Herschel
Save yourself from panicking every time you need to search your bag for your passport or plane tickets. Herschel’s travel wallet features multiple storage options that will keep your passport, cards, tickets, and even charger cords in one convenient place.
See a list of Herschel stores.