Those who travel a lot undoubtedly sometimes slept at the airport because you had to wait, for an example, a switch or because you were late. And we do not mean in a hotel room, but in an uncomfortable position on a chair in a waiting room. That is of course not good, and what do you do with your precious luggage? How to sleep in an airport comfortably to get energy for the trip on the next day? We will give you ten tips for this.
1. Find a quiet place: where are more sleepers at
If you still want or need to sleep in an airport, you do it naturally in an area where it is as quiet as possible. So look for an area where more people are asleep and go next door lying there. The chances of other travelers here will make a lot of noise is relatively small. Go preferably also a place where it is not so hot (or where any fresh air), so you are not dehydrated when waking up.
2. Bring cushion for your neck
You are sleeping better once when your neck which can give support. If you choose to sleep sitting upright, then do it with a cushion around your neck. Once you fall asleep, you relax your neck muscles and also to ensure that you wake up with a stiff neck support is what rather nice. A sweater or scarf can also serve as a pillow or neck pillow should not be at hand.
3. The facial Tissues
You’ve been asleep for a while and then woke up. Often do you feel a little tired and you want to freshen up quickly? You should therefore always face wipes with you, so you’re lacking a shower still can ‘wash’. Brushing your teeth does wonders, so stitch together with a small tube of toothpaste in your hand luggage when you know you have a long journey ahead.
4. Take a scarf note
A scarf is indispensable traveling. It is excellent for the plane when it is cold or blanket if you want to sleep. Choose a lovely large thin shawl during the trip.
5. Eye Mask
It does not look charming, but an eye mask was not invented for anything. Once you sleep better now and quickly falls asleep when it’s dark. At airports is always light and can fall asleep be tricky. Bring your eye mask, buy one at the airport or ask one to the airline. And if you succeed, then the airline has even a blanket for you! If all this fails, pull a cap or hat over your eyes.
6. Monitor your stuff
In your hand luggage are probably a lot of valuables such as a phone, wallet, camera, laptop, and tablet. Make sure these items are nearby when you go to sleep. The best is still to use your bag as a pillow or to hang a strap of your bag. So no one can steal from you when you are in dreamland.
7. Immerse the airport
All sleepers at airports is a very useful website: Sleepinginairports.net . When you know you have to sleep in an airport, then read reviews and tips from fellow travelers, where you can find the best place to sleep.
8. Sleeping in shifts
Do you travel with your partner, then you can always choose to sleep in turns. Then you do not have to worry about valuables, and you can use each other’s lap as a pillow.
9. Comfortable clothes
Do you have a long journey ahead and you know that the chances are that you have to sleep at the airport, make sure at least that you are comfortable fitting clothes are wearing. Of course, you do not have to travel in the thick clothes, but a soft sweater or jacket is very pleasant. It can be used possibly as a cushion.
10. Do not forget your alarm clock!
The last thing you want is, of course, to miss the (connecting) flight. So set an alarm clock in which you are awake anyway. Do not choose a friendly harp, but a hard irritating tone. That’s not good wake up but missed everything better than your flight. Photo credits header: Fotolia.com.