Travel Tip of the Day: Cover Your Drink on the Plane

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Now, I’m not a doctor. But I recently saw an off-duty pilot cover his drink with a napkin on a flight while he wasn’t drinking—and it was enough for me to start doing the same. I’ve spoken before about germs on planes and shared other tips on the subject, and I don’t want them flying into my drink. You?



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6 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: Cover Your Drink on the Plane"

  1. If you’re that worried about germs, maybe you should stay home in your hermetically sealed house.

  2. More on the subject from reader Sherry F: “I did some research on this and the website said paper napkins are too porous to keep out microorganisms.”

  3. I never got sick from flying, unless you count feeling a bit queasy from the food. I’m usually more worried about spilling my wine or coffee on international flights.

  4. If there are germs in the air you’re already breathing them in.

  5. Double shot of scotch sterilizes the drink and greets the liver with daggers!

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