Dear Travelers,

Everyone knows that the most aggravating, challenging and exhausting part of a trip involves the friends in the airline industry.To make those long or even short flights more tolerable here are the top 10 carry on flight essentials. Sorry flight attendants and pilots but no matter how hard you try those ever shrinking seats, terrible food, turbulence and endless delays leave passengers dehydrated, aching and anxious to get off the plane.


1. Cabeau Evolution Memory Foam Travel Neck Pillow 

Feel rested after that flight from NY to London? Didn’t think so! Whether passengers sit in first class or economy the 2 for $20 neck pillow specials at the airport are not going to cut it. Before the next flight consider investing in one of these memory foam flight essentials. BTA promises your neck will thank you for this flight essential!

2. Ear Plugs 

Because no matter how much one loves fellow passengers, the snoring, crying, excessive announcements and the “pacers” walking up and down the isles make it challenging to get sleep. These light weight and comfortable earplugs are absolutely carry on flight essentials and can’t be felt even when sleeping on the side. They work well for white noise or other sleep apps to help to improve the speed of falling asleep and increase deep sleep.

3. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones- Gold 

4. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones – Black

These are not the freebie airplane headphones or the ones people sweat in at the gym! These are some seriously cool looking, comfortable and tech nerd approved beauties.  They come come in classic black and chic gold and feature;

  • DIGITAL NOISE CANCELLATION: Industry leading noise canceling eliminates distracting background noise
  • SMART LISTENING: Detects your activity to automatically adjust the ambient sounds you hear
  • QUICK ATTENTION MODE: Communicate without taking your headphones off. Place your hand over the right ear cup to turn the volume down for instant conversation.
  • TOUCH CONTROL: Skip a track, change the volume and take or make calls just by touching a headphone

5. Portable USB Charger & Cable (Apple)Cable (Android)

Nothing is more aggravating than realizing the phone, computer or much needed tech accessory is out of battery on a long flight. While some airlines have outfitted their planes with in seat charging many others are sadly behind the times. BTA recommends this cool little deceive which is equipped with advanced PD technology and provides fast charging for any of your USB Type C-enabled device (USB C cable or lightning to USB C cable is not included ). iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X could be fully charged in a few minutes with these carry on flight essentials.

6. Passport holder with RFID Identity Theft Block

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Ever lost your wallet or passport while traveling abroad? Nothing ruins a vacation quicker than having to spend hours on the phone cancelling cards and then traveling half way across the city or country in search of the Embassy. Add to that the ever growing identity theft threat and even seasoned travelers may be tempted to stay home.

This handy and inexpensive travel wallet is a great solution and are absolute flight essentials. The multi function folding passport holder and pockets keep credit cards , money , and other items safe.  RFID-blocking shield prevents identity theft by blocking the 13.56 MHz frequency found in credit cards.

7. HOTINLEE Eye Mask

These are NOT grandmother’s sleep masks. This is the coolest and most innovative sleep aid  on the market. It is equipped with air pressure massage, vibration massage, heat and light music settings. The hotinlee flight essential can alleviate fatigue, block out noise, relieve pressure and help catch some sleep on those red-eyes. 

8. Convenience Kits Men’s Premium 20-piece Necessities Travel Kit

Convenience Kits Men’s Premium 20-piece Necessities Travel Kit

9. Convenience Kits Women’s Pantene Deluxe 9-Piece Travel Kit

Having a bag pulled at security only to find out that the toothpaste, lotion or deodorant that was so thoughtfully packed didn’t meet TSA standards is a great source of irritation. In addition to holding up the line and maybe missing the flight you are now also stuck at the airport without the ability to brush your teeth. Worry not, these handy packs are TSA approved and super convenient.

10. Universal Adapter

Remember that time when the thoughtfully packed blow dryer, camera charger and phone were plugged in only to realize that the wonderful host country uses different sockets?! Well this handy adapter is the perfect size and comes with nearly everything needed to convert and plug away. It is compatible with the US/EU/AU/UK plugs and covers over 160 countries including Japan, China, and Africa. Charge 5 devices simultaneously with 4 usb slots and one AC socket. The bonus is the bright green color so its easier to spot when checking out. These are definitely carry on flight essentials.

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