9 Annoying Things You’ve Probably Experienced On an Airplane

I love travel more than anything in the world. To me, there’s nothing quite like experiencing a place and a culture that is unlike my own. It gives me life.

That being said — I’m not a big fan of airplane travel.

Though I find it convenient and am grateful that I’m able to do it, traveling via plane gives me anxiety. And, it’s not because I’m afraid, necessarily; it’s because of the little annoyances.

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Now, obviously, these annoyances aren’t deal-breakers — like, I’m not going to avoid planes now –, but they do exist.

And, I’m willing to bet you’ve experienced them too.

9 Annoying Things You’ve Probably Experienced On a AirPlane:

1. Unplanned Checked Bags

When you only pack a carry-on bag — because you don’t want to deal with baggage claim –, but are forced to check it at the gate because the overhead bins are full.

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2. Aisle Blockage

When you are just trying to get to your seat, but you can’t because someone is trying to stuff their massive bag into an overhead bin.

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3. Barefeet

When someone near you takes off their shoes. For some reason, they always have the stinkiest feet in the world.

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4. Seat Kicking

This doesn’t need an explanation… it’s literally the worst.

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5. Drink Cart

When you have to go to the bathroom, but the drink cart is in the way.

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6. Blinding Light

When you’re napping and your neighbor opens the window shade. It’s inevitable that the streams of light will be shining directly into your eyes.

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7. Airport Food

When someone brings smelly airport food into the plane. Like, you’re already confined to a small space with bodily odors, bad breath, stale pretzels and more… we don’t need nasty food contributing to that.

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8. Naps

When you wake up thinking you’ve landed in destination, but it’s only been 15 minutes.

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9. Mass Exodus

When you land and literally everyone stands up, so you’re stuff awkwardly hunched under the luggage bins.

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But, despite the woes of airplane travel, experiencing the world around you isĀ so worth it.

So, ready to set out on your next vacation? We can help!

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