Travel Tip of the Day: Cover Your Drink on the Plane

DrinkCover Your Drink on the Plane
Now, I’m not a doctor. But I recently saw an off-duty pilot cover his drink with a napkin on a flight while he wasn’t drinking—and it was enough for me to start doing the same. I’ve spoken before about germs on planes and shared other tips on the subject, and I don’t want them flying into my drink. You?

 

_________________________________________________________________________________

Tried this tip? Let me know in the comments!
Have your own tip? Email it to whitney@johnnyjet.com!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 272!

Want even more travel tips? Subscribe to the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! All you have to do is sign up for the weekly newsletter by filling in your email address and checking the Daily Travel Tip box in the top-right corner of the homepage.

If you already subscribe to the newsletter, fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box in the same top-right corner of the homepage and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your JohnnyJet.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day. And don’t worry—it’s easier than it sounds!

Johnny Jet

The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Rate this post

About the Author

Johnny Jet

I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

6 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: Cover Your Drink on the Plane"

  1. If you’re that worried about germs, maybe you should stay home in your hermetically sealed house.

  2. More on the subject from reader Sherry F: “I did some research on this and the website said paper napkins are too porous to keep out microorganisms.”

  3. I never got sick from flying, unless you count feeling a bit queasy from the food. I’m usually more worried about spilling my wine or coffee on international flights.

  4. If there are germs in the air you’re already breathing them in.

  5. Double shot of scotch sterilizes the drink and greets the liver with daggers!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.