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Airplane travel

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by Cindi, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Cindi

    Cindi Senior Member

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    Hi all

    I have not travelled with airplane for many years. Now i will have about 1.5 hour trip. Is there anything i should be careful of?Thanks
     
  2. LaurelW

    LaurelW Senior Member

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    Get somebody to wheel you to and from the plane. If you don't have a wheelchair, the airport can provide one if you arrange it ahead of time. Airports are usually really long walks.
     
  3. Cindi

    Cindi Senior Member

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    Thanks. I forgot to ask for that but i got a business class ticket hoping that i will be able to have more rest there.. I think they will provide a bus for transfers.Hope that will help. best wishes.
     
  4. Valentijn

    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    Yeah, walking around the airports and standing in lines is hell. The actual ride isn't as bad. If your OI isn't under control, I really strongly suggest a wheelchair unless you know the lines are short at the airport.
     
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    What about those who intend to take a 25-hour flight? What are the preparations and the risks? Thanks.
     
  6. Cindi

    Cindi Senior Member

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    Thanks so much Laurel and Valentin. I arranged wheel chair upon your advise. best wishes.
     

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