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I’m a travel expert and here’s why you should never fly with a bad cold

A TRAVEL expert has revealed why you shouldn’t fly with a cold – as it can lead to a painful journey.

It doesn’t feel good to pop out all the time, but let’s add change in air pressure when you’re on a plane, and it can lead to a painful flight.

A travel expert has revealed why you shouldn't fly when you have a bad cold

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A travel expert has revealed why you shouldn’t fly when you have a bad coldCredit: Alamy

Tom Tripp, former aviation journalist and executive director at Boeing, shares his experience of flying with a cold Quora .

He wrote: “I used to fly from Washington DC arrive Los Angeles while having a very mild cold.

“I don’t have a fever and don’t feel particularly congested. However, my sinuses and inner ear have great difficulty balancing the pressure down to LA.

“In fact, one ear wouldn’t be as clear and I almost cried from the pain of landing.

“It takes several hours on the ground to fully clear up, during which the pain subsides and eventually goes away.”

ONE Tripadvisor The user also had a bad experience when she took a flight while she had a cold.

She wrote on the review website: “The last time I flew with a cold head, I swore I would never do it again, because I had come to near-deafness and that deafness lasted about a week. .”

A flight attendant shared a tip on how to reduce your chances of tinnitus on the airplane.

She said in a Tiktok video: “I always carry some nasal spray or cold or sinus medicine with me.

“If I ever feel like I’m getting claustrophobic on a flight, I make sure to always make sure to do it right before takeoff and about 30 minutes before landing.”

Meanwhile, a flying nanny shared tips for make sure your child’s ears don’t hurt while they are on a flight.

A flight attendant also revealed a favor you should never ask for on the plane, because they will always say no.

The change in air pressure on the flight can cause earache if you have a cold

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The change in air pressure on the flight can cause earache if you have a coldCredit: Alamy
The best ways to prevent your ears from ringing in flight

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