10 Best Parts of Being a Flight Attendant 

1. The Travel Benefits

I got into this job because I wanted to travel around the world and I didn’t want to spend all my money doing it. My salary as a flight attendant is not amazing, but regardless I’ve been able to live this incredible life while working at this job thanks to those travel benefits. Last year I travelled almost every month – to Hawaii twice, Europe 4 times and I even made it down to Fiji! Not only do we get sweet deals with our own company, but we also get standby prices with our partner airlines so we can travel all around the world on standby. Continue reading “10 Best Parts of Being a Flight Attendant ”

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What to do when you’re stuck in an airport all day

Working as a Flight Attendant, especially living in a city different than the one I work in, I spend a stupid amount of time waiting around in airports. When I commute home I fly standby, so sometimes that means I finish work and still have to wait 10+ hours till I’m able to make it on a flight home. I’ve basically earned expert status at occupying time in airports so I thought I’d share some of the things that keep me busy. Continue reading “What to do when you’re stuck in an airport all day”

Meal Prep like a B̶o̶s̶s̶ Flight Attendant

Meal prepping is essential to the lives of Crew members. We leave our houses for up to 5 days at a time and can be on a plane for +14 hours in a day. We need to meal-prep to save money and live a healthy, well-balanced life. Meal prepping as a Flight Attendant can be tricky – our food stays out of a fridge for long stretches of time, we don’t have anywhere to heat up our food on a plane, and sometimes those hotel fridges don’t treat our food very nicely. Continue reading “Meal Prep like a B̶o̶s̶s̶ Flight Attendant”

7 Ways to Save Money on the Road as a Flight Attendant

1. Drink Hotel Coffee

I know you don’t want to. No one wants to. Often hotels will have coffee made in the lobby, so if you bring your own travel mug you can fill up before you go. I did this for an entire month, and although I missed my Starbucks it definitely helped me save money. My favourite coffee mugs are the ones from davids tea – they’re leak proof and stay hot for a good 8 hours. Continue reading “7 Ways to Save Money on the Road as a Flight Attendant”

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