Everything You Need to Survive the Airport


Whether or not you are traveling for the holidays, or simply taking a vacation, you know that if you end up at the airport you will need some items to keep you busy. Between arriving early, layovers and delays in flights, you know that you can end up spending a lot of time in the airport. If you are going to be spending any time in the airport soon then there are a few things that you need to have on you.

  • Phone charger: This is probably the most important thing that you need to have on you when you are in the airport. Think about it, how many times have you been in an airport and your phone starts to lose power? There generally are never enough charging stations around, so if you don’t have your own charger then you may be out of luck. Keeping your phone charged means you can keep your entertainment options open.
  • Smartphone/Tablet: Having a phone charger means that you can keep your phone or tablet charged. This way you can keep streaming music, movies and even books on your device without having to worry about losing power. A quick note though, if you plan on watching movies or listening to music, then you should probably buy a good pair of headphones, like a pair of Bose, so you don’t disturb others around you.
  • Books and Magazines: If all your electronics fail, then you can always go to good old-fashioned books and magazines. These reading materials will keep you busy for hours, and are perfect for long layovers, or flights where you can’t sleep. You can bring these with you, or even buy them from the shops at the airport.

Traveling isn’t always the most pleasant experience. If you are going to be spending some time in airports, then come prepared with entertainment options in case you find yourself waiting around for an extended period of time.


I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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  1. good tips.. travelling with kids is never easy and so unpredictable.