Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Earplugs

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One of the five most essential things that travelers should pack for the plane is a set of earplugs. Earplugs come in really handy when there’s a screaming baby onboard and are also helpful when you have noisy neighbors, a barking dog or construction in your hotel or house rental.

 

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8 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Earplugs"

  1. Absolutely! This is the single most important essential I NEVER forget to bring in my toiletry kit. Now that I have a small toddler, and I often travel with her, I even bring some for my neighbors sitting next to me on the plane…lol! :o)

    • The one essential I never leave home without! For the best fit – go to an audiologist and get custom fitted for swimmers’ earplugs. They don’t cancel all noise but most of it and fit like a glove.

  2. I usually bring my Bose noise cancelling head phones but the ear plugs would actually work better and would be helpful for that noisy hotel room I run into from time to time! Thanks!

  3. When I’m on a airplane I use earplugs with my big stereo headphones. It cancels out alot of the airplane engine. Very helpful! Love the combo.

  4. Earplugs essential equipment when you travel with a son and a working radio. But only it you want to keep what’s left of your hearing intact.

  5. have used earplugs tor years now, besides noisy neighbors it also cuts down on roar of the jet engines in the cabin !

  6. I discovered QUIES, the French wax and cotton marble-sized earplugs, over 40 years ago for noisy dorm room sleeping and studying. Now I never travel without them for airplane roars and squalling kids, and hotel rooms. Warmed for a few minutes in the hand, they just become a concave perfect fit. You get at least a dozen in a box as eventually they wear out, and occasionally they fall out during sleep. Can’t imagine going without them.

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