Sleep on planes
I've been making a lot of cross-country treks for work lately, and because I hate to lose a day to a six-hour plane ride and three-hour time difference, I often take the red-eye. That's right-I take off at 11 PM, land at 7 AM, and head to the office after a quick freshening up in the JFK bathroom.
And while cozying up in seat 31A will never be my ideal way to sleep, I've developed a routine that ensures I'll get at least a good four hours of shut-eye before touching ground. On your next red-eye, follow these tips to sleep like a bi-coastal baby.
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1. Book the Late-Night Red-Eye
If possible, take the last flight out of town. I've made the mistake of leaving at 9:30-and taking off an hour before my usual bedtime makes it pretty hard to get to sleep. On the other hand, if you depart at 11:30 or 12 when you're extra-tired, you're much more likely to pass out as soon as your cozy up in your not-so-spaciousRead More »from 8 Tips for Actually Sleeping on a Red-Eye