In-Flight Essentials: 6 Things to Pack in Your Carry-On


Travel like a pro with our pick of in-flight essentials, designed to make your journey as relaxed and enjoyable as possible.


06th June 2018

Red Carnation Hotels

Imagine the perfect flight. You are comfortable, amply entertained and even manage to arrive at your destination well rested. While we can’t guarantee turbulence- or jet lag-free travel, our pick of the latest in-flight essentials to pack in your carry-on will certainly help make your journey to any one of our hotels more enjoyable. From the most innovative neck pillow on the market to a seriously luxe cashmere travel set and a bite-sized book of brain teasers, these in-flight essentials will help your plane trip pass in no time at all.

In Flight Essentials

Top Travel Pillow

Designed with supportive raised sides and rear head rest, Cabeau Evolution’s memory foam travel pillow ensures comfort whilst travelling. This innovatively designed, ergonomic model is also equipped with ear plugs for minimising external noise, and a smartphone pocket on the side, in case you’d rather listen to your own soothing playlist. It even squeezes up into its own drawstring bag.

Earplanes’ Earplugs

A simple but seriously useful in-flight essential, a pack of Earplanes will protect you from the changes in pressure and any noisy neighbours on board. This design also includes an exclusive Ceram X filter, which regulates air compression naturally.

Allude Cashmere-Knit Travel Set

The ultimate in-flight luxury essential, Allude’s impossibly soft Cashmere-Knit travel set includes a cosy blanket, pillow, eye mask and socks. Made from 100% cashmere and designed in a stylish stone grey colourway, this travel set can easily be packed in your carry on and will create an atmosphere of luxurious comfort every time you travel.

Fiendish Su Doku

For many travellers, getting some rest when sky high can be a challenge. Appease a restless mind with a spot of brain-stretching Fiendish Su Doku. Su Doku is well known for its memory boosting and mind stimulating benefits and this neat, pocket-sized puzzle book can be slotted into your carry-on and pulled open easier than the plastic in-flight food containers. Cracking the codes, on the otherhand, promises to be just as tricky.

In Flight Essentials

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

An in-flight beauty essential for beauty insiders since its launch, the potent Jet Lag Mask from Summer Fridays is the solution for travel parched skin. Made from green ingredients including shea butter, chestnut seed, cucumber and orange, this seriously nourishing mask also offers gentle exfoliation so travellers arrive at their destination with perky, glowing skin.

High End Headphones

Guarantee superior sound quality by packing your own set of headphones and eschewing the complimentary offering. For frequent flyers, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50X ‘DJ-style’ headphones are a highly recommended in-flight essential. The padded, oversized ear-huggers are comfortable enough to wear for the duration of the flight and the crystal-clear sound means you won’t miss a thing whilst watching the latest blockbuster.

In Flight Essentials

A well-chosen selection of in-flight essentials is the secret to arriving relaxed and refreshed and ready for a great stay at one of Red Carnation Hotels’ properties.

Image Credits: Lead image © iStock/YakobchukOlena. Travel pillow © coolstuff. Puzzle book © iStock/smphoto. Headphones © Audio-Technica.

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