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Sky Travel Necessities: Long Flight Must-Haves for Comfortable Journey

Traveling is undoubtedly an exciting experience, but packing for a trip can be quite overwhelming, particularly if you’re gearing up for a long-haul flight. With limited space in your carry-on, and TSA restrictions the thought of fitting all your essentials into one small bag may seem impossible. However, a list of long flight must haves items can ensure a comfortable and stress-free packing/traveling experience.

By packing these items in your carry-on, you will have everything you need with you, ensuring that you won’t be stranded if, for some reason, your checked-in luggage gets lost in transit.

Here are some tips and recommendations for a long flight must-have items while packing a carry-on:

Invest in a pair of noise-canceling headphones to block out external noise and have a more peaceful journey.

a pair of headphones, a long flight must haves

Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you already have wireless headphones, then pack a wireless converter and say goodbye to static and tangled headsets.

Bluetooth Wireless Transmitter

Bring a comfortable pillow to help you sleep better during the flight. Consider also packing an eye mask to block out light and promote better sleep.

travel memory foam neck pillow, long flight must haves

Memory Foam Neck Pillow

Bring an airplane phone holder, in case there is no in-flight entrainment, and don’t forget to load up your phone or iPad with your favorite watch worth shows.

in Flight Airplane Phone Holder


Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout your flight and travels. Pro traveling Tip : go to Starbucks, ask for a venti ice water (free), and fill up your bottle.

water bottle, long flight must haves

Hydro Flask 

water bottle, long flight must haves


collapsible water bottle, and collapsed water bottle

Nefeeko Collapsible Water Bottle

Keep your essentials like toothbrush, toothpaste, and face wash in a travel-sized toiletry bag.

travel toiletry bag, long flight must haves

Travel Toiletry Bag

opened toiletry bag, with a variety of sample products, toothbrush, shaving cream, perfume


Have your medication, and or vitamins with you, in case your luggage gets left behind .

a pill organizer, long flight must haves

Pill Organizer

Wet wipes are handy for freshening up, and cleaning your hands.

makeup remover wipes, long flights must haves

Hydrating Makeup Remover Wipes

makeup remover  from the brand neutrogena, long flight must haves

HydroBoost Facial Cleansing

Pack all your chargers, and cables in an electronic organizer and bring them with you .

electronic organizer case, long flights must haves

Electronic Organizer

Keep your devices charged with a portable charger.

portable charger

Anker Portable Charger

Make sure to pack a universal travel adapter to charge your devices in different countries.

universal travel adapter, long flight must haves

Universal Travel Adapter

Instead of carrying heavy books, pack an e-reader to read books and magazines on the go.

Kindle Reader

Kindle Reader

Always pack layers for varying temperatures on planes and in different destinations. A scarf can double as a blanket or pillow during your travels.

scarf, a long flight must haves

Pashmina Shawl

A book light is great for those moment when you feel embarrassed to turn on the overhead lights and disturbed your neighbor’s sleep.

reading lamp

Reading Light

Pack a medium size packing cube with a change of clothes, if your checked in luggage gets lost, at least your have something extra to wear.

a selection of packing cubes

OEE Packing Cubes

Our skin tends to get dry on long haul flights. Packing a few items to stay moisturized, is always a good idea.

a box of body care products moisturizer, lip balm and soup

Burt’s Bees Body Care Products

And don’t forget a hairbrush, always handing to carry one, specially to spruce up after a long flight.

a hair brush

Travel Hair Brush

By keeping these items in mind, you can have a stress-free and enjoyable journey to your destination. Happy travels!