- Make sure you know what weight you could bring with you. In your carry-on bag (which shouldn’t be too big) you may want to put heavier things in it like books and electronics.
- 2-3 shopping bags to put on your carry-on luggage—you’ll see why later.
Ask for a window seat since (a) you’ll be able to see the view and (b) you’ll have a place to rest your head. If you’re switching planes make sure you get this for all your airplanes. The disadvantage to this is you’ll have to inconvenience people every time you want to get up—hence some people prefer the isle.