We had a car trip planned to Seattle and were leaving super early so I needed to make sure we had a variety of snacks for the four hour trip. There is a lot of options for snacks and food when you are driving, but I wanted to make sure that I had healthy options that my kids with food allergies were able to eat and the food did not need refrigeration and was good for our three day trip.
Having a snacks are a great idea for travel, so you always have something ready. Sure you can buy things on board the plane or in the airport, but you never know when you might have a flight delayed and your dashing through the airport to try and make it to the next flight.
Your plane could get stuck on the tarmac the the flight attendants are not able to get up and bring food or water to you. [Read more…]
I love traveling and have spent the last 20 years as the wife of an airline employee so I have had years of experience with what works for packing light, travel and making sure I have all the essentials for days of travel and possibly sitting in an airport, because the flights are full (that’s the downside of standby travel.) These four items will keep you going on an airplane, train, or car so make sure you have them.
- USB Chargers– most airlines now have USB chargers built into the seats for on board charging. You can see the complete list of airlines and their on board power in this blog post. With majority of airlines having in seat power it makes it easier to watch movies, listen to music, do work or whatever you want while staying charged and not draining your equipment.