8 Items You Can Score from Your Flight Attendant, Absolutely Free

Snack Packs

Flight attendants often have extra snack packs, from pretzels to nuts. If you're feeling peckish, don't hesitate to ask for a little extra to tide you over.

 Water and Beverages

Stay hydrated without worrying about the cost. Flight attendants are happy to provide water, tea, coffee, and other non-alcoholic beverages on request.

Blankets and Pillows

For a more comfortable journey, ask for an extra blanket or pillow. Many airlines offer these complimentary, ensuring a cozier experience.


If you forgot your headphones or simply prefer the airline's set, flight attendants typically have extras to spare.

 Toothbrush and Toothpaste

Freshen up mid-flight with a complimentary toothbrush and toothpaste. Most airlines stock these items and are more than willing to provide them upon request.

 Children’s Activity Kits

Traveling with kids? Flight attendants often carry activity kits to keep little ones entertained during the journey.

Basic Medications

Whether it's a headache or motion sickness, flight attendants usually have a small supply of basic medications. Don't hesitate to ask if you're in need.

 Amenity Kits

Business and first-class passengers aren't the only ones who can enjoy amenity kits. Some airlines provide them to economy passengers as well—just ask!

Special Meals

If you have dietary restrictions, flight attendants can often provide special meals that cater to your needs. Make your request known in advance.