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Stuff To Ask For While On a Plane

Have you ever wondered if you should bother the flight attendant for a water refill? Perhaps you wanted to ask to ask for water or a pillow or whatever, but felt that you didn’t want to impose.

To put an end to all our what-ifs, read further and find out the 10 things we can  and should ask for while on the plane.

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Ask for on a Plane

by Christine Sarkis

(Photo: Smiling Flight Attendants and Pilot via Shutterstock)

(Photo: Smiling Flight Attendants and Pilot via Shutterstock)

From shrinking seats to ever-dwindling in-flight amenities, the airline industry really earns its tightfisted reputation. But if you know what to ask for, you’ll find that in-flight offerings are not quite as stingy as they seem. We asked author and former flight attendant Beth Blair for her tips on the free extras and services only available to those who know to ask.

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What kind of freedom do you want?

Do you really know the answer to that question? Many people say they don’t like being a slave to their job. They say that they want to be free. They say that they wish they could live on the beach drinking margaritas. Have they really thought about it?

Dancer jumping with freedom

Dancer jumping with freedom

I used to say that I would do any kind of job for 6 months every year if it gave me enough money and freedom to not work the other 6 months. That might mean that I would have to clean toilets – or clean up dog poo – I didn’t care.  Anything that would give me enough money during 6 months of work to have 6 months free – I would do it. You may be wondering what I wanted to do during my 6 months of freedom. I wanted to travel, paint, learn another language, … Continue reading ...