I'm a flight attendant & here's my secret to sleeping well on a plane… it's effective but you won't like it | The Sun

A FLIGHT attendant has revealed her top secret tip to fall asleep on a plane – but you might not like it.

Plenty of people have a tough time getting to sleep on a flight.

But flight attendant and travel blogger Kara Mulder explained her nifty trick to getting some beauty sleep.

So, what's the secret?

Avoid eating on planes – if it doesn't align with a normal mealtime in your destination.

Kara's top tip is to set your watch to the time zone you're going to be landing in as soon as you board the plane, Marie Claire reported.

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From then on you just eat and sleep at what would be the appropriate times for your destination. 

She revealed the hack in her blog The Flight Attendant Life in 2018.

Kara advised: "Do not go to sleep at 1pm. Wait to fall asleep at a regular time. Your body will quickly readjust."

She also added: "If the snack and meal service is not served on your eating schedule, go ahead and pass on the food."

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Instead, it's best to "pack your own healthy granola bars, trail mix, dried fruit etc."

It's not a surprise that not everyone will love the trick – going without snacks and meals on a plane won't be fun.

But it could help you avoid jet lag and adjust to the time zone in your destination country.

Kara's not the first flight expert to give insider tips on flying with style.

Airport experts have revealed how early passengers should arrive at the airport if they don't want to miss their flights.

Meanwhile, this flight attendant revealed what you should eat to stay nourished on board planes.

And this man was filmed eating a really strange snack during a flight.

Plus, a travel expert has revealed a way to save hundreds on flights, by using what he refers to as "hacker fares".

Tom Church is a travel expert and co-founder of money-saving community LatestDeals.co.uk where a network of bargain hunters share the cheapest deals they find.

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