The Best Type of Clothing To Wear When Traveling

The best thing to wear in-flight
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The days of dressing like a movie star when traveling by plane are long gone, so what is the best thing to wear in the air? Safari suit? Sportswear? Muumuu?

When it comes to fashion while flying, anything goes these days. But with an unlimited number of options for what to wear on your flight, what do travel professionals suggest you wear? Culture Trip speaks to Julian Kheel, senior editor of online travel platform The Points Guy (TPG), to find out.

What’s the best thing to wear while flying?

“When you’re traveling on a plane, loose clothing is best,” he says. “You’ll be more comfortable and you won’t have to worry about circulation issues.”

Tight clothes are not only restricting but can also affect your circulation, especially when flying long-haul. You should also always remove your shoes, as leaving them on can cause your feet to swell, which will make it uncomfortable when you want to take your shoes off after the flight.

Additionally, Kheel suggests that travelers “stand up and walk around every few hours to get their circulation going.” Doing ankle and wrist circles when seated is another good way to improve circulation. Staying too still is not a good idea.

Lastly, Kheel says it’s important to “drink water and stay hydrated.” If your airline charges for beverages, you can buy bottles of water after security to avoid the liquids ban and make sure you have enough to last you the flight.

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