Are you planning on taking the plane to travel? If your trip includes any stops, you might end up having to spend a few hours in an airport. Having to wait in an airport is not as bad as it sounds – as long as you prepare for this layover.
Charge all your electronics before leaving. Airports have power outlets but you will have to share them with other passengers, which means you might not be able to fully charge your laptop or Smartphone. Purchasing some spare batteries for your devices is definitely worth it if you travel a lot.
Wear comfortable clothes and invest in a good travel pillow. Spending some time around an airport is not too bad as long as you can be comfortable. Airports have plenty of seats and waiting areas but you might not be able to find a comfortable spot if several flights are delayed due to weather. Wear comfortable clothes you can sleep in and keep an additional set of comfortable clothes in your carry on luggage in case you have to change.
Carry cash with you. This allows you to set a budget for snacks and magazines and other items you might need while you wait. Change will also come in handy if you decide to get something from a vending machine. Familiarize yourself with the layout of the airport in advance to get a better idea of the stores and restaurants you will be able to shop at, and keep in mind that most of these businesses might be closed if your stop is scheduled at night.
These simple tips will make your trip a lot more comfortable. You should definitely check the official website of the airport where you will be stopping to get a better idea of the amenities offered.