WATCH: Long-haul flights can suck! Here are travel hacks to make your experience more bearable

White sands, crystal clear waters, tall lush palm trees and a chilled cocktail. Sound's amazing right? Before you get to your holiday destination you still need to survive the person in front of you moving at the speed of a three-toed sloth and cabin air that is dryer than the Sahara.

Long-haul flights can make you reconsider going to your dream destination - whether you are travelling to New York to close that big business deal or to propose to your bae in Paris.

Your flight does not have to be completely miserable despite being in the sky for 18+ hours.

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