Thursday, January 17, 2013

In-Flight Entertainment

As I packed last night for my trip today, I made sure that I had with me my iPad charged, earphones and nothing else. This got me thinking because years ago I would've never left my house without a heavy stack of magazines, books and my computer.


My advice is that if you have electronics that allow you to see movies check digital rentals {especially movies of the week at a discount} that will keep you entertained and may save you money by renting movies from the airlines' own rental system.


Buy or bring a book you've been wanting to read for the longest time. All you need is one. Before you know it the place ride is over and you have already done something you wanted to do for a while.


Remember the snacks that will keep your tummy entertained and away from the awful plane food. Opt for stuff that keeps you satisfies but also healthy like granola bars and nuts, and stay away from sodas opting for water that keeps really keeps you hydrated during the flight.
Have fun and I'll see you tomorrow from the West Coast!

48 comments:

  1. Isn't it funny how far technology has got us. Yes, I used to carry stacks of magazines and books with me... Hope you have a great trip xo

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  2. I still love the feeling of a book though, so I may cling to that option for some more years..! :-)

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  3. I love reading on the plane. It's one of my favourite things to do while travelling :)

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  4. Safe travels & great travel tips! I get bored so easily and always have my iPad handy!

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  5. So true about having some good reading!

    I always pack a plane picnic too :)

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  6. safe travels! i love that monogram headphones case

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  7. Oh to travel. Those headphones are pretty amazeballs.

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  8. these images make me want to get up and go somewhere :-)).

    xo

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  9. Have a safe trip dear, sounds like some great ideas!

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  10. Great traveling tips- and how cute (and useful) is that monogrammed ear phone case? I need one of these. :)

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.wordpress.com

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  11. I'm a fan of magazines - a little more lightweight than a book, and feels like more of a guilty pleasure! Plus, I have no qualms about donating them to fellow travelers!

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  12. This have become the opposite for me. I used to only need a book and my iPod. Now travelling with a toddler gives me no time to read and barely get through a movie and my bag is over flowing with snacks, toys, crayon, extra set of clothes and anything and everything I may need.

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  13. Have a great trip!! I just love having my iPad when I travel!!

    Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  14. Welcome to the West Coast! I wasn't sold on using a Kindle until my first long flight–only having to drag one "book" along was fantastic!

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  15. You're so right about the stack of mags. iPad is the way to go . . .

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  16. Magazines and tapes for my walkmen. Glad to have lightened the load slightly but I could never switch over to digital reading - books feel good to hold. Enjoy your trip!

    x The Pretty Secrets

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  17. snacks are obviously essential!

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  18. Thanks for the great tips and lovely images!

    Ali of"

    www.dressingken.com

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  19. Good advice! But I always pack at least one magazine I won't mind leaving behind in case the flight attendants won't let me use my electronic devices. (no alec baldwin here!)

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  20. Great travel advice! I always try to fill up my iPad with plenty to keep me entertained when I travel.

    Rowena @ rolala loves
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    Aga

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  22. Books and magazines are my saviors for long flights!
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  23. I love catching up on my reading on a plane too.

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  24. Brilliant, I am the same when flying I have to have reading material, snacks for endless munching and also rehaydrating creams!
    Happy Weekend!
    x.o.x.o

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  25. Enjoy! I love those ear buds! One book is indeed all you need :) xo

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  26. safe travels and enjoy the west coast :)

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  27. Have a wonderful trip! I think the earbud case is a great idea :)

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  28. Have a great time and enjoy your trip!
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark
    http://margaretcruzemark.blogspot.com/

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  29. have agreat time and great tips!!

    Http://www.thefashionhive.com

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  30. Have fun on your trip! One of my favorite parts of traveling is catching up on books and movies I've been meaning to check out during the plane ride! Also, love that image of the headphones!

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  31. have FUN!!!!!!

    xx.M
    www.bellesandrebelles.blogspot.com

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  32. Have a safe trip and I hope you read some good books on the plane ride back and forth

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  33. Travel safely and enjoy those snacks and books!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  34. Those images are lovely. I like the idea of having a little pouch for ear buds. I always tangle mine.
    Enjoy your trip!!!! Travel is such a mind opener.

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  35. Great tips... lately I've been getting on planes and using it as uninterrupted sleep time! Hope you have a fantastic trip over to the West Coast

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  36. All smart smart things! I kinda miss plane rides uninterrupted by my screaming child! hahaha

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  37. i neeever leave the house without a book! i love them :)

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  38. oh yay, coming to the west coast! like Ali above said, i miss relaxing peaceful plane rides where all i had to worry about was getting bored or hungry. now i stress cuz i have my three kids and i worry how i'm gonna entertain them for all those hours! it's a challenge :)

    www.spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  39. Have a safe trip. And thanks for the tips, I never leave the house without my tablet or phone so I can read while commuting or waiting in line.

    LittlePinkRainBoots.blogspot.com

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  40. i always like to load up on snacks, too!

    www.beckspick.com

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  41. I have a weird habit of falling asleep almost immediately on flights. A few pages of my book, and I'm out like a light!

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  42. I hope you are having an amazing trip. A great book is always a must for me when I am traveling.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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  43. This is great advice! It is so easy to over pack travel bags... Hope you have a great trip!

    ~Alexis Grace of North On Harper

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  44. Have a wonderful flight, sweetie and your tips are spot on! I always bring only one book and one magazine. And snack is always a huge yes! Muah and have fun.

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