The goal of this article is to help you find a size-friendly airline that will have comfortable seats and a welcoming attitude for plus size, big or tall travelers. This is a compilation of comments made about various airlines. It’s by no means exhaustive. Most airline seats are only 17″ wide. For detailed information which compares airline seat widths on various aircraft, find your airline and aircraft on SeatGuru.
Looking for ways to keep your self-esteem and grand style in the stress-filled last months of the year? Here are a few plus size holiday tips to get you, your self-esteem and your style, through the holidays:
Plus Size Holiday Tips to Survive in Style
Avoid StressFamily challenges – Set practical objectives for family gatherings. You can’t solve 20 years of family problems in one dinner conversation. When Uncle Harry harasses you about your weight, tell him “Thanks for caring” and then change the subject. Holiday airline travel – Make airline traveling more comfortable by reserving an aisle seat. Avoid the back row of the plane (the seats don’t recline.) Take your own airline seat belt extender
Plus size holiday airline travel can become unbearable. In addition to the small seats on the airplane, the holidays add the stress of crowded airports and planes.
Tips for Plus Size Holiday Airline Travel
To maximize your comfort and minimize your stress, consider these four travel hacks:
1. Travel when the plane is least crowded.
Even during the holidays, planes are less crowded over night (i.e. from 9 PM to 6 AM). Flying on the holiday itself will also be significantly less crowded than flying a few days before or after the holiday. For example, two uncrowded flight dates are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.