Those new TikTok-like videos that are flooding my Instagram feed are overall pretty annoying, but I did learn a genuinely useful trick for mounting my mobile phone on the seatback in front of me when flying in economy class using an air sickness bag.
Use Air Sickness Bag To Create Mount For Mobile Phone
This is simple and self-explanatory. Watch this:
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In short, you need a mobile phone case, air sickness back, and a seatback with a folding tray table. Fold the sick bag in half, place it behind your phone, put the case over your phone, then fold the top of the bag over the tray table, then collapse the tray table.
Instant seatback IFE.
One user on Instagram commented:
“I once did that in an international flight and an old lady told me to “you can watch tv on the screen too” as if I didn’t know how to turn that screen on “
That’s the beauty of loading your own enterinxtaimet on a phone…even when you are on a flight with screens, those screens become far less vital in keeping you occupied on a long flight.
There’s so much wasted space in the realm of “travel hacking,” but I am genuinely impressed by this trick and will try it next time I fly.
Have you tried this trick? What is your travel hack for mounting your mobile phone to your seatback to create instant in-flight entertainment that does not require you to hold up the phone yourself?