WHEN you catch a flight with a budget airline, you know what you’re getting yourself into.
But while you can’t change the shape of the seats or lack of legroom, a £28 gadget could transform your flying experience so you might not even notice.
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Perilogics has designed a phone mount that attaches to the tray table or upholstery on the seat in front of you.
The mount has a slot for your phone, so you can pop it in, put a film on and watch it hands free.
It also has a joint with 360 degree rotation, so you can manoeuvre it to whatever position you find most comfortable.
Measuring 9.1cm long and 3.7cm wide, the mount is small and can easily fit into your pocket, so it’s perfect for taking travelling.
The £28 product is available on Amazon and has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from people who have bought it.
One person wrote: “Exactly the gadget I had been looking for, for use on planes without an entertainment system in economy class. Highly recommend.”
Someone else put: “It really helps avoid neck strain to watch our phones at an elevated height compared to watching at the tray table level. Will definitely bring it on future travels.”
If you like the look of that, but you want a product that’s even more functional, The Airhook takes the phone mount one step further and comes with an additional drinks holder.
The Airhook 2.0 is a large, lightweight mount that is big enough to fit tablets as well as phones.
The device comes with a fold down drinks holder, with space for a cup, can or bottle, which means the mount can attach to the top of your tray table, and you’ll still have somewhere to put your drink.
Significantly bigger than the Perilogics mount, it measures 21.5cm by 19.3cm, so it’s unlikely to fit in your pocket, but it can easily squeeze into a rucksack or handbag.
The Airhook 2.0 is available for £58.17 on Amazon.
And if you’re catching a long-haul flight soon, you need to know about this £20 item that travellers have gone mad for.
The travel blanket, created by Blue Hills, is perfect for people who are always cold on a plane.
While airlines often provide a blanket for passengers, they can often be thin and small.
The blanket has won fans by being light enough for hand luggage, but much larger – measuring 70 inches by 56 inches.
Ryanair has revealed the best seats for legroom and getting some sleep on their planes.
A woman hared a clever way to give yourself more legroom on a flight, using your hand luggage.
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