10 Must-Have Items to Make Holiday Travel Easier

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1. Thick socks

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1. Thick socks. Airplanes cabins are never the right temperature; most often they feel like the inside of a

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Photo by: sxc.hu/profile/sd2005
1. Thick socks

Related: Airlines with lowest baggage fees
1. Thick socks. Airplanes cabins are never the right temperature; most often they feel like the inside of a meat locker. A good pair of thick socks can help. After slipping off your shoes, thick socks will keep your feet warm during a particularly chilly flight. They can also protect your feet when walking barefoot through security.
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Wed, Dec 18, 2013 8:19 AM EST

By Raechel Conover, Cheapism.com

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Unless you're a flight attendant or pilot, you may not find airplane travel to be the most comfortable way to get around. And with the holidays looming, the experience may be fraught with still more crowds and unpleasantness. We found 10 cheap items to carry on board that can ease the pain of flying.

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As a general rule of thumb, airline travel is rarely hassle-free. Expect it, deal with it, and move on. It helps tremendously to have a positive attitude and to be polite and cheerful to those around you. This can go a long way towards making the experience more comfortable for everyone. Better yet, it's free.

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