Are you looking for a perfect gift idea for your flight attendant girlfriend? Finding a useful gift for flight attendants can be challenging but don’t worry, we did our research and found you some of the best and useful gift ideas for your girlfriend. But first, before you purchase anything, you should know a thing or two about our dear flight attendants.
Flight attendants are the most visible of airline employees, many passengers believe that flight attendants are glorified waiters and waitresses who are only there to serve them drinks and meals. But serving passengers is not their main job! they do lots more than that, Flight attendants’ technical job description is to provide routine services and respond to emergencies to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers. Reality is they have a very difficult and challenging job, challenges like working in and out of different time zones, loneliness, handle customer complaints, working with different set of crew at all times, sleeping issues….etc. Knowing these challenges and how hard they work will make you appreciate her even more than you already do.
Gift Ideas for Flight Attendant Girlfriend
1- Refreshing facial spray
Flying dries you out, the humidity in aircraft cabins is low, usually less than 20% (humidity in the home is normally over 30%) face mist can help refresh your skin and maybe even your mind. The good thing about this face mist is that it comes in a TSA-friendly 1.7-ounce bottle. It contains high concentrations of Vitamins A and C extracted from Orange and Kiwi cells, so it leaves the skin hydrated, refreshed, and glowy. would be especially refreshing after a few hours in stale airplane air.
2- Oatmeal pouches
Traveling can be difficult on the body, one way you can ensure an easier trip is to eat healthier snacks. Finding a healthy snack in the airport is sometimes really hard. So by bringing your own dry snacks that can go through security all you have to do is find hot water. This new variety Quaker Instant Oatmeal pack includes 12 cups in 4 delicious flavors – Maple & Brown Sugar, Apples & Cinnamon, Apples & Cranberries, and Honey & Almonds. With Quaker Instant Oatmeal she can have a delicious flight!
3- Packing cubes
No matter how great she folds/rolls her items in her suitcase, once she starts digging through her bag they get wrinkled, which seems to always happen. Packing cubes are a great way to pack her clothes, shoes, chargers, toiletries… etc and be organized. This way she can just grab the cube she needs.
4- Portable travel humidifier
A portable humidifier is an effective way to help her combat the effects of exposure to the harsh dry air while traveling on a plane or staying in a hotel room. FIGROL Portable Mini Humidifier humidifier can be dropped into any container of water, including a cup or bottle. The benefit here is that the unit could mist for a pretty long time, depending on how large your container is.
5- Portable charger and extension cable
A portable charger is a must-have for every flight attendant. Not all airports have a ton of chargers or outlets. The power bank is crucial to charge her devices when she’s out and about, or beyond the range of electricity. On the other hand, the extension cable comes very much in handy at accommodations (particularly shared rooms), where the power outlet might be unreachable. The Anker PowerCore+ comes in at just under the FAA’s 100-Wh battery restriction, with 26,800mAh. The battery pack provides fast charging for smartphones and tablets, while it can even give some juice to premium laptops like the MacBook Pro via a USB-C port.
Flip-Flops are the most important footwear. Not only do they take up minimal space in the luggage, but they always come handy from a trip to the beach to a shower in the hotel room.
7- Collapsible Water Bottle
Flying can dehydrate you! Pretty much every flight attendant always pack a water bottle. She can fill it up at a drinking fountain after she passes through security. It will save her money and keeps her hydrated. Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle has a leak-proof cap, is dishwasher safe, and is made of durable, shatterproof silicone.
8- Flight attendant travel mirror
We all know flight attendants are beautiful and they always want to look and feel their best. To aid your favorite flight stewardess to check on her looks and keep it intact, you can gift her this timeless piece of art that will help you look gorgeous every single day. This compact beauty accessory features one mirror for a regular and one for a magnifying view. It is lightweight enough to place it in her handbag or luggage.
9- Travel cooler
If she travels with food from home or is on a special diet or just trying to save some money by not eating out, this would be a perfect gift for her. The eBags Crew Cooler is a very popular bag with Flight Attendants and is designed specifically for the unique needs of Flight Attendants and Pilots. eBags Crew Cooler II is very spacious and can easily fit four days worth of food.
10- Compression Socks
Compression socks are her friend where she has to be on her feet a lot. Compression socks are designed for compression therapy. They apply pressure to the legs and ankles, which may reduce the diameter of major veins by increasing the volume and velocity of blood flow, help blood flow up toward the heart and help prevent blood from refluxing downward to the foot or laterally into superficial veins.
11- Apple watch
The life of a flight attendant can be very challenging, having good time management is a huge part of the job. Most airlines require wearing a watch on duty, Apple watch is one of the best, it updates time zone automatically which is a big deal when you are constantly flying all over the world. It tells you the city you’re in, weather forecast, temperature, the date…etc.