From Seatback Pockets to Security Bins, Bacteria is Waiting for You on Every Flight Travel: Here is How to Stay Clean Inflight

You don’t need to be a medical expert to know that air travel isn’t the most hygienic affair. You are exposed to germs and bacteria at every stage, from checking in to relaxing on the airplane seat. But do you have to avoid air travel to be free of these germs? Thankfully not. Here are five items you can bring with you to make your travel germ-free. 

Larq Self-Cleaning Bottle

The water you drink is one common way you may get exposed to germs while traveling. What if there was a way to get clean water on your flight with a single, simple process?

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That’s where this self-cleansing bottle comes in. This bottle kills 99.9% of the bacteria in your water with the push of a button. Its self-cleaning function also eradicates the stale water bottle smell. The Larq self-cleansing bottle costs $95 on Amazon.

Adidas Women’s Adilette Comfort Slides

Forget about how luxurious the interior of your hotel room might look. The amount of germs hotel room floors can expose you to will shock you. That’s why you should bring your footwear with you.

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We recommend light slides like the Adidas Women’s Adilette Comfort Slides to avoid unnecessary baggage. You could also wear these slides to the in-flight lavatory, so you might want to put them in your carry-on bag. These slides cost about $15 on Amazon.

Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Wipes

From doorknobs and armrests to security bins and seat headrests, germs are lurking around in many corners- and you can’t avoid these corners on your flight. That’s where these antibacterial hand wipes come in.

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Wipes are generally a good choice because they are disposable; with these wipes, you can easily disinfect different spots and avoid contact with germs. Its aloe-based formula is perfect for those with sensitive hands. These antibacterial wipes cost about $18 on Amazon.

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer

Especially in this post-pandemic era, hand sanitizers are a must-have for every traveler, especially people taking flights. A travel-sized hand sanitizer makes it easy to sanitize the hands on the go.

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We love the Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer because it has proven to kill germs better than other scented options. Of course, the strength of the sanitizer is more valuable than its scent. This travel-sized hand sanitizer costs about $14 on Amazon.

PhoneSoap 3 UV Cell Phone Sanitizer and Dual Universal Cell Phone Charger

Your phone is one of the dirtiest gadgets you carry around; it gets even dirtier and full of germs during your air travel. This explains why a portable phone sanitizer is a must-have as you travel.


Aside from disinfecting your phone with UV technology, this sanitizer has a wireless battery pack that charges your Android phone or iPhone. The PhoneSoap 3 is also easy to carry around, so you don’t have to worry about extra luggage. This sanitizer costs $79.95.

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