6. Have as much as you can (safely) drink and snack on for $50
Day passes to the airlines’ first-class lounges are a surprisingly unknown pay-to-play perk. For the price of a few rounds and sandwich, you can get all-access to drinks, snacks, and a chill vibe away from the screaming kids and people eating weird, homemade-food. Being a Delta hub, you’re tripping over Sky Clubs at every turn, but a handful of other airlines have 'em too.
7. Mix your own cocktail?
You can usually get at least six 50ml (formerly “airplane”) bottles of liquor into your allowed one quart plastic bag, but full disclosure, it is a federal violation to consume any booze on board that hasn’t been poured by a “certificate holder,” aka your flight attendant. Of course, we’re not advocating any outlaw behavior, but for entertainment purposes, here are some tight in-flight craft cocktail recipes.