The holiday season is upon us, which means many people will be traveling via airplanes. And disinfecting wipes might just be your best companion.
Flying is the quickest way to get from point A to point B. However, it can come at a cost, but not always a financial one. Taking an airplane can cost you when it comes to your health, resulting in a nasty cold or flu.
People are cramped into a small space with stale air, and not everyone is at the top of their cleanliness game, which can all result in a slew of disgusting germs on planes. The potential possibility of getting sick is exponential when you fly, but sadly it is just par for the course these days when it comes to traveling. Sometimes there is no other option but to suck it up and board a germ-infested flight.
Well, there is a plane hack that can help prevent you from falling ill. There is no way to avoid the germs, but there is something you can personally bring to help ensure you don’t attract too many harmful bacteria. It is a pretty standard product: disinfecting wipes. Oh yes, grab yourself a small bag or even a container full of wipes so you can use them to wipe down your area.
The idea of pulling out baby wipes on a plane might seem kind of silly but looking silly is a whole lot better than getting sick. PopSugar recently reported that one woman does not travel without them after reading an article in The Wall Street Journal claiming the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) does not check aircraft for cleanliness.
Top cleanliness should be a requirement of the FAA. Yes, safety should always be a priority but having a clean plane should be at the top of the list too. It is a pretty disturbing fact and now makes carrying on a bag of disinfectant wipes seem a lot less ridiculous. Other ways to prevent being sick include washing your hands before you get on the plane and being conscious of what you touch with your bare hands.
If you have any hacks for traveling on a plane that can help prevent people from getting sick, please share them with us.