Comprehensive Buyers Guide For Travel Gear

 

Welcome to the buyer’s guide section here at Travel on the fly. It’s our goal to provide you with unbiased and honest recommendations of the best travel equipment and gear on the market. Our buyer’s guides are informative and educational and provide you with great value as we rank the best products currently on the market, and are designed to cover all skill and ability levels. We feel that no single item is perfect for everyone. So you can expect to see the pros and cons of each product detailing the most important considerations helping you select the item that is best for you.

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Do airplanes have keys?

Do airplanes have keys?

Do planes have ignition keys like cars? How do you keep an airplane secure? Does they have keys for the outer doors or cockpit? The short answer is: some airplanes have keys and some airplanes don’t. Most large planes and jets do not have keys. They start using a...

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Are airports privately owned?

Are airports privately owned?

Most airports are owned by the federal or local government. Some airports, like the JFK airport, are owned by New York City but operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The only private airport in the U.S. is the Branson Airport in Missouri. A...

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Can You Take Headphones On A Plane?

Can You Take Headphones On A Plane?

Can you bring your own headphones on a plane? With all the different types of headphones these days, I get this question a lot. The short answer to this question is, usually yes. According to the TSA website, you can bring your headphones in a carry-on bag or your...

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Can I bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane?

Can I bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane?

Yes, you can bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane. According to the TSA, you can take portable or handheld electronic devices like laptops, tablets, and Nintendo Switches on a plane. Devices larger than a cell phone must be scanned in a separate container for security....

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Do weighted blankets make you hot?

Do weighted blankets make you hot?

Depending on the materials of the blanket, it may or may not warm you up while you sleep. Also, if you live in a warm climate or tend to sweat while you sleep, you may want a weighted blanket made from breathable fabric. Cotton or fleece are great weighted blanket...

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How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

Have you recently bought a weighted blanket? If so, you might be wondering how to wash it. They can get dirty quickly, but they don’t take much time to clean. The easiest way to wash your weighted blanket is to use a washing machine on low or gentle. Wash the weighted...

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What are weighted blankets filled with?

What are weighted blankets filled with?

Over the past year, weighted blankets have become increasingly popular. Most people know that it relaxes the muscles and promotes sleep. But, people often wonder: what are weighted blankets filled with? Even if you own a weighted blanket, you might not know the answer...

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Can you bring hair clippers on a plane?

Can you bring hair clippers on a plane?

Yes. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you can bring hair clippers on a plane. You can bring a hair clipper either in your checked baggage or in your carry on luggage. Note that the TSA officer reserves the right to allow or disallow your...

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Best Compact Cameras Under $400 in 2021

Best Compact Cameras Under $400 in 2021

Are you looking to snag a great deal on a compact camera before you travel someplace fun? Great! You are in the right place. Compact cameras are, of course, compact, lightweight, and easy to use. That makes them an ideal choice for frequent travelers. We will review...

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Best Travel Headphones Under $100

Best Travel Headphones Under $100

If you’ve ever been on a plane, you know that the noise of the engine is quite loud. This can make it difficult to relax and sleep on long flights. That’s why you need to invest in a pair of good travel headphones. They are excellent at reducing and sometimes even...

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7 Best Folding Luggage Carts for 2021

7 Best Folding Luggage Carts for 2021

A folding luggage cart or luggage trolley makes it easy for you to carry your luggage, packages, or other adventure gear as you travel to and from your travel destination. It is one of the best upgrades that will make your travel experience smoother and...

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Best DSLR Cameras Under $600

Best DSLR Cameras Under $600

Are you looking to start a photography website? Are you looking for a camera on a budget? Do you like to take professional photos for fun? Are you a professional photographer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this article is for you; our list of the best...

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Which Airlines Accept Paypal For Payment?

Which Airlines Accept Paypal For Payment?

  Can you actually pay for your flight using PayPal? Yes, you sure can! Here's how. These days, booking your travel online is the most common way to go. It’s so easy to do with online companies like Expedia and Trip Advisor. PayPal has offered its service to many...

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10 Air Travel Safety Tips (Ultimate Guide For 2021)

10 Air Travel Safety Tips (Ultimate Guide For 2021)

  Airline travel is one of the safest methods of transportation on earth. All airlines, including every staff and crew member, will always put safety first and it is the top priority for everyone in the aviation industry.  I can attest to that as I have worked in the...

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13 Tips For Solo Female Travel In Europe 2021

13 Tips For Solo Female Travel In Europe 2021

  You have decided to make adventure your priority and finally scratch some of those legendary places in Europe off your list. You probably can’t wait to visit the iconic historical sites as well as marvel at the natural wonders the continent has to offer. Whether you...

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Best Travel Cameras Under $500 (Guide For 2021)

Best Travel Cameras Under $500 (Guide For 2021)

  Are you looking to buy a great travel camera without spending a fortune? The good news is you don't need to break the bank to get a really nice camera that is perfect for travel use and takes really great pictures. Whether it's a compact digital camera, DSLR,...

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Why Do My Ears Hurt When I Fly?

Why Do My Ears Hurt When I Fly?

Why Do My Ears Hurt When I Fly?     Many people are in the dark when it comes to understanding why their ears hurt when they fly. In this article, we break down why your ears hurt when you fly and what you can do about it. If you have ever flown before then...

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8 Gifts Every Traveler Will Love In 2021

8 Gifts Every Traveler Will Love In 2021

8 Gifts Every Traveler Will Love In 2019     Are you wondering what gift is perfect for that globe-trotter in your life? We get it. Buying gifts can be very confusing, even when you are not just focused on a traveler. You are always looking for one that will...

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26 Must-Have Travel Accessories For 2021

26 Must-Have Travel Accessories For 2021

In this post, I will show you all the best must-have travel accessories. There are so many things to consider when buying certain travel gear, gadgets, and accessories. Everything from price, durability, comfort, size, and weight needs to be considered when bringing...

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