In-Flight Entertainment: 10 Ways You Can Stay Entertained during a Flight

Published: 09/07/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

Writing a Will: The Importance of Having a Last Will and TestamentThere’s no doubt about it – flying can be a tedious task. It can be tricky to find things to do for hours on end – not to mention when you’re sticking to a budget. So take a look at these top 10 ways to stay entertained on the plane for cheap.

how to stay entertained on a flight

1. Read a book – there are plenty of free ones on Kindle and iBooks, or you can even find some great bargains on Amazon and eBay.

how to stay entertained on a flight

2. Whether it’s for you or the kids, take colouring books and pens to stay entertained.

how to stay entertained on a flight

3. If you have a smart phone, browse through the ‘most popular’ apps and download a few games – there are usually lots of free apps to choose from.

how to stay entertained on a flight

4. Take a pair of headphones and listen to music. If you haven’t got your own pair of headphones, you may be able to borrow a pair from the cabin crew.

how to stay entertained on a flight

5. Most airlines will play a film on slightly longer flights – so plug in your headphones and get stuck in.

how to stay entertained on a flight

6. You could even download your own films to watch during the flight – Netflix now let you download certain films and TV series to watch.

how to stay entertained on a flight

7. Lots of airlines today have Wifi onboard their planes, so you can still browse through Facebook and Instagram while you’re in the air.

how to stay entertained on a flight

8. Listening to podcasts is a great way to pass the time during a flight – there are often plenty of great, free podcasts available to download on smartphones.

how to stay entertained on a flight

9. If you’re travelling to somewhere you haven’t visited before, you could learn a few handy words on the flight over.

how to stay entertained on a flight

10. If you’re on a particularly long flight, you could spend the time learning a new hobby. Most airlines will let you take knitting and crochet needles on board – providing they’re not sharp – so this could be a great time to learn.

how to stay entertained on a flight

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