Three ways to make domestic flights more enjoyable

While the most-used domestic route within Australia is a very manageable 70-minute run from Sydney to Melbourne or back, other destinations in this huge country can take longer to get to. It’s almost five hours from Perth to Townsville, for example, even on a non-stop flight.

Of course the best way to make the time fly by is to get upgraded to business or first class, but that’s hardly ever an option. So take these tips to make the journey more fun and seem shorter:

Packing**On the ground, make sure you have packed plenty of things to do and read in your carry-on bags. If you are travelling in a group, try to remember to include a trivia quiz or similar game that many can play at once