7 Tips for Flying with a CPAP

7 Tips for Flying with a CPAP

Traveling for work or pleasure? Either way, you're not going to want to leave home without your CPAP device. Here are 7 tips for flying with a CPAP machine. 

  1. Don't forget your documents - CPAP prescription
  2. Get a luggage tag - Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a CPAP machine is not considered carry-on luggage, make sure to mark your carrying case with a medical device luggage tag
  3. Long flight? - Verify that your airline has powered seats so you'll be able to use your machine in the air, it'll also help to review their policy on in-flight use
  4. Carry-on - Bring your device inside its carry-case
  5. Keep it accessible - You'll likely have to remove your CPAP machine to get through security, so make sure it's easy to get out of your bag
  6. Airplane mode - Prepare for takeoff by using airplane mode (if applicable), and turn off the humidifier
  7. Going international? - Make sure you'll have the appropriate outlet adapter

 

BONUS TIP: Meet the AirMini™: the premier travel CPAP device. Because it doesn’t require water and is small enough to fit in your pocket, it’s the ultimate travel companion for CPAP users. 

The AirMini™ is also DOT and FAA compliant.

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