Category Archives: Plus Size Airline Travel

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3 Ways to Increase Airline Comfort for a Big Passenger

The three main things that most affect airline comfort for a big passenger are seatbelt extenders, seat space and restroom facilities.

How to Get More Airline Comfort for a Big Passenger

Seatbelt Extenders

If the seatbelt on an airplane doesn’t fit you, you need to use a seatbelt extender. All airplanes carry them — flight attendants use them to demonstrate how to fasten your seatbelt. Airlines win points from their passengers for being discreet and polite with seatbelt extenders. If you get a pre-assigned seat, you may be able to ask the airline or your travel agent to put an extender on the belt for that seat in advance. Otherwise, you can ask the flight attendant for one. Read More

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5 Steps to Getting a Comfortable Airline Seat

Small seats, limited leg room and planes packed to capacity all can keep you from getting a comfortable airline seat, particularly if you are a plus size passenger.

Planning Leads to a Comfortable Airline Seat

Traveling on an airplane does not have to be uncomfortable. With a little planning, you can meet the challenges of airline travel by following a few time-tested tips: Read More