Three Global Non-Fiction Books to Read on the Plane

If you have a long plane ride coming up, chances are you’ll be looking for ways to fill the time. Sure, you could play Angry Birds for half the flight, but why not expand your knowledge of the world (and change the way you view it as you travel) by reading an award-winning non-fiction book that’s global in scope? None of these are new releases, but they are definitely books that all global thinkers should read.

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Keep Calm and Carry-On: Three Tools to Have to Make Carry-On Baggage Easier

I’m sitting in the gate, worried about my carry-on bag. It looks as though it will make the flight, but it is the lifting into the overhead bin that scares me. Getting my carry-on bag onto the plane is more like weight training each and every flight. Packing that carry-on is a test in just how many items will get left behind for space just won’t allow. If you want to avoid checked baggage fees and you want to have your bag right when you land, packing a carry-on bag is often your only option. However, traveling with a carry-on bag is a whole different story. The traveler must think about the weight of the bag, the weight of the bag’s contents and just how to make the most out of the little space that you have. In order to make traveling with carry-on baggage easier, you might want to seek out these three tools to help lighten the load of a carry-on bag.

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The Airplane Outfit: What to Wear on Long Haul Flights

It can be a well-orchestrated move or one of haste and hurry. The airplane outfit is either the last item that we consider when packing for a long haul flight or something the traveler has down to a uniform. I have had my share of triumphs and pitfalls with the airplane outfit, but I have finally found my uniform that works for those hours on end on the airplane. With summer on the horizon, many of us are heading to far away lands for vacation. Those adventures require a long plane ride first and foremost. What you wear can largely dictate your comfort and patience levels to get through 10 plus hours. If you usually decide what to wear at the last minute, here is a simple guide to follow to compose the best airplane outfit.

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A Guide to Flight Extras: When to Buy and When to Resist the Additional Costs

When you book a flight, the cost of the ticket is just the beginning. Most airlines have a laundry list of extras that you can add to your flight. From seat upgrades to inflight entertainment, the cost conscious traveler always has a tendency to resist these extra charges. However not all flight extras are such a bad idea. Some are worth their price tags. In order to figure out just which extras should be tacked on to your flight, the traveler needs to follow a guide so that they don’t fork over their dollars and cents for extras that aren’t worth it in the end.

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Q&A with Chris Lopinto, ExpertFlyer

OneTravel's very own Online Marketing Manager Cleo Kirkland interviews Chris Lopinto of ExpertFlyer regarding the launch of their new mobile app for iPhone and Andriod. The app helps flight customers chose a better seat (or group of seats) on aflight if it becomes available. Find out more below.

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