Now, it’s time to look at how to bring a suit on a plane.
We always do our research when it comes to bringing items onto a plane. This also includes learning how to listen to music on a plane.
When it’s time to bring a suit on a flight, we are always careful. After all, you spend a good amount of money on your best suits and it’s never ideal to have to take them on longer trips. The hassle of doing so tends to bother people.
However, what if there was a strategy for taking a suit onto a plane?
Wouldn’t that make things a bit easier?
We are going to shed light on this for those who want to make sure they can manage the ups and downs of flying on a plane with a suit and make sure it goes ahead without too much worry.
Since we have done this more than a few times, we are going to showcase what the best tips are for taking a suit on a plane.
Tips For Taking A Suit Onto A Flight
Don’t Check In The Suit
This is a mistake and it’s not going to end well for your suit.
We have seen how luggage gets handled as soon as it’s time for the airport staff to begin moving it around. They are not going to care what’s inside the luggage and are going to be tossing it around without a care in the world.
This is something we have seen thousands of times while flying and it never changes. They just don’t care!
So, the idea of checking in your suit at the airport is a major mistake. It’s just not a good idea.
You are going to end up with a damaged suit and there is also the potential of losing it along the way.
Use A Garment Bag For Your Suit
When you are taking a suit onto a plane, you are going to have to think about what you are wrapping it in as soon as you are on the flight.
How are you going to keep it safe?
You are going to want to make sure to use a garment bag for the suit.
This is a bag that’s specifically designed to make sure the suit stays safe while it’s being moved around. Whether you are going in a train, plane, or car, you will want to have this type of bag ready to go. It will make a real difference.
Transporting a suit on an airplane becomes a lot easier when you do this.
Properly Place The Suit In Your Luggage
Let’s assume you want to put the garment bag or suit into the luggage.
How are you going to do this?
You are going to want to be patient and plan properly.
to do this, you are going to take the suit jacket and put it down evenly. Now, you are going to button it and then fold the left arm of the jack back to the halfway point. Next, you are going to take the sleeve and fold it up.
At this point, you are going to do the same with the other arm.
After you have done this, you are going to fold the jacket in half as the arms will not be sticking out any longer. Fold it horizontally to the halfway point and now it should be in a smaller square.
Now, you should be able to place the folded suit jacket into the luggage. Make sure to not put it along the edges.
You are going to want to have it right in the middle of the luggage so it does not tear as soon as someone moves the luggage around.
For the pants, you are going to want to fold them and make sure to keep them inside the garment bag along with the suit jacket.
Hang The Suit Upon Arrival
The one mistake we see some people make is to not hang up their suits.
This is a serious issue because you are going to want to think about stretching the suit as soon as you get the chance to do so.
We highly recommend heading to your hotel room and immediately taking the suit out. At this point, you will want to hang it somewhere.
This is going to make sure the suit remains wrinkle-free because it was inside the garment bag or the luggage for a long time. Let it breathe a bit.
These are the things to consider when bringing a suit onto a plane.
There is nothing wrong with taking a suit onto a flight as long as you are smart about it. Plan with a purpose and make sure to keep the suit safe.
Amanda Harper is a travel enthusiast with 10+ years of traveling experience across the planet. Her passion for writing and travel makes her a walking bibliography on modern-day tourism.