Paris in March sounds perfect 🙂
Looking for flights is a breeze, especially with a handy grid search like some of the search apps use. It makes it super easy to find the best time to travel. For me, it revealed that March offers the best fare deals for a week or two in Paris.
But let’s dive deeper into choosing our flights. We should consider factors such as overnight flights, the number of stopovers, and the duration of those stops. I have to admit, I’m a bit lazy when it comes to this—I prioritize convenience over a cheaper option. Non-stop flights are my go-to, especially for long flights like the one from Los Angeles to Paris.
I can sleep anywhere! It’s like a skill I’ve mastered. You just have to train yourself. Or, you can try all the tricks in the book—stay awake for as long as possible, avoid catnaps, and attempt to adjust your sleep schedule before your trip (though that one is a real challenge—I haven’t met anyone who has successfully pulled it off).
However, the most crucial thing to do is to get up in the morning on your first day in the new location. Get out there and do something, like taking a leisurely walk, exploring a museum, or going on a city tour. Just remember to eat meals according to the local time, even if you’re not hungry. The idea is to reset your body’s internal clock and adjust to the new time zone. Don’t give in when your body protests! Then, have a somewhat early night on your first day. You don’t want to exhaust yourself. The next day will be much easier.
Now, if cost is a concern for you, pay close attention to layovers and stops. Lengthy layovers or numerous stops can feel like an eternity to reach your final destination. Not only does this amplify jet lag, but it also eats away at your precious holiday time. String together long stops, and you could end up losing a whole day or even two from your vacation.
And nobody wants that, right?
Feel free to share your tried-and-true tips to beat jet lag in the comments section. We’d love to hear them!