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Question: 14 hour flight coming up and only in economy comfort. Do neck pillows really make a difference? Any suggestions?

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Where are you flying? And if it's for business, how were you not able to expense business class?

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My doctor said it makes a huge difference but I also suffer from a serious neck injury from high school cheerleading. Picked up a memory foam one and its heaven when sleeping on the plane.

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Depends on a variety of things, but as a tall person, I find they help very little. Now, this: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1879934341/facecradle-travel-pillow-upgrade-to-sleeping-class

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Lots of Woodford Reserve.

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Sleep meds.

Maybe it's personal.

I'm asking the same question in a different post. Haven't had much success. Hoping for some here.

Any chance you're flying to PEK next weekend?

If you don't like them, it's a $15 mistake. But yes, they help.

It's a good investment for neck comfort. Get the $30 ones. The only trade off is it takes up a lot of room in your bag unless if you're the type to hang it around your bag

Flying to Australia. It's personal and helping me hit the next status level so I didn't want to use points

If it's personal, I would recommend the inflatable ones. It's easy to carry around. I usually go to different cities on my trips and hanging a bulky neck pillow on my backpack would collect so much road dust

It helps

It's not as comfortable as the memory foam ones but it saves a lot of headache if you tend to travel to 2+ cities a trip

I would definitely take one for a 14 hour flight

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