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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.

If you're susceptible to pressure changes and popping ears or can't be bothered to clean your teeth pack some chewing gum.

5. Chewing gum

If you're susceptible to pressure changes and popping ears or can't be bothered to clean your teeth pack some chewing gum.
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Small headphones like those which come with your mobile are the best.

6. Headphones

Small headphones like those which come with your mobile are the best.
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On a really long flight your phone, tablet or kindle will probably run out of charge. Remember to pack the cable to recharge your portable battery when you land.

7. Portable battery charger

On a really long flight your phone, tablet or kindle will probably run out of charge. Remember to pack the cable to recharge your portable battery when you land.
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Keep germs at bay by using hand sanitiser regularly on your flight.

8. Hand sanitiser

Keep germs at bay by using hand sanitiser regularly on your flight.
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