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Holidaymakers should pack these 13 essentials for long flights

If you're heading off on a long flight you should think ahead about what you might need to ensure that you arrive feeling fresh and relaxed.

The travel experts at My Baggage have compiled a list of the essentials which will you need to pack in your hand luggage should you be flying more than six hours.

Put a change of clothes in your hand luggage, particularly if you're flying to a different climate.

1. Outfit change

Put a change of clothes in your hand luggage, particularly if you're flying to a different climate.
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The air in planes is dry so make sure you keep your lips and face hydrated during the flight.

2. Lip balm and moisturiser

The air in planes is dry so make sure you keep your lips and face hydrated during the flight.
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Avoid getting dehydrated on a long flight by taking your own water bottle and asking the cabin crew to refill it.

3. Water bottle

Avoid getting dehydrated on a long flight by taking your own water bottle and asking the cabin crew to refill it.
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Air conditioning on planes can make the climate a little chilly. Pack a scarf or sarong to wrap yourself up in and stay warm.

4. Scarf or sarong

Air conditioning on planes can make the climate a little chilly. Pack a scarf or sarong to wrap yourself up in and stay warm.
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