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how can i last a 13 hour flight

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how can i last a 13 hour flight

hi im flying from london heathrow to singapore on the 20 feb 2009. Can anyone give me some tips on getting through this flight without losing my mind. Sleep is out of the question, as this is impossible for me on planes, also there is only so much tv and music i can watch and listen too.....any good tips are desperatly needed.......cheers

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1. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

A good book? Medication to help you sleep? (Make sure you try out an meds BEFORE you fly!)

Otherwise, that's about it...reading, sleeping, watching movies and eating!

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2. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

why not get a mp4 player.

we did a 12 hour flight to thailand last year it went quite fast actually

i find long haul better than a short haul.

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3. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

Hey chill out, take a good book, have a snooze, watch a film it soon goes by. You won't loose your mind. Millions of people do it all the time, it's no big deal.

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4. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

just think how lucky you are. lots of australians on your flight will have another 8 hours to go!

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5. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

I take a pill. There is no reason to "tough it out".

The pill just relaxes you so you can get to sleep.

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6. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

Ambien 10 mg (zolipidem). It can put anyone asleep for 7 hours--ask your doctor

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7. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

> Ambien 10 mg (zolipidem). It can put anyone asleep for 7 hours--ask your doctor

And in the unlikely event of an emergency, you die.

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8. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

Hi

I can't wait for my next 12 hour flight on 12th Feb, Manchester to Singapore before onwards to Perth. I read, do puzzles i.e. sudoku or crosswords, read some more, eat and drink, chat to my husband when he's awake (I can't sleep on planes) and generally enjoy relaxing.

Loved it when we flew to Fiji, two 12 hour flights, LHR to LA and then LA to Fiji. Aggravation for me is Manchester to Heathrow and all the messing about.

Time will pass.

Cheers

Mazza :)

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<<<Ambien 10 mg (zolipidem). It can put anyone asleep for 7 hours--ask your doctor

And in the unlikely event of an emergency, you die.>>>

Why is it that people think "pill" every time there is a little discomfort. Poor Heath Ledger did that - he took Ambien and he died.

Ambien is considered by many people NOT to be a safe drug and may well be taken off the market.

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10. Re: how can i last a 13 hour flight

Go to the gally and speak to the hostesses, that's what I did on our 14hr flight to Dubai from Sydney non-stop!! Breaks up from sitting in seat. It did as it was the red-eye flight so they where not that busy.