Whether you’re heading out on vacation or travel due to work, airline travel can be one of the most stressful parts of the entire process. Part of this is because airlines may not have very clear allergy policies or even if they are clear, how airline staff apply those policies can vary greatly from flight to flight. Of course, you’ll want to bring your own safe food on board for longer flights but besides that, let’s talk about the top 5 things you can do to increase your safety that are 100% within your control.
Ideally, the airline gives you time to board ahead to take care of your needs at your seat. But even if they do not, preparing the seat itself doesn’t take a lot of time after which you can sit down and complete the wipedown of the rest of your area without unduly holding up any boarding processes. Take the time – your safety and comfort level is worth it.
Alana Elliott is the Founder and President of Libre Naturals (formerly Nonuttin’ Foods), a gluten free and allergy friendly food company she founded in response to her family’s many food allergies and immune disorders.
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