The genius tip that will cure your jet lag – but you won’t enjoy the preparation


JET lag can ruin a holiday, as well as make you feel awful for days on end.

Many experts have their own ways of avoiding it, with one explaining it is all to do with drinking coffee at the right time.

A travel expert has revealed how she manages to avoid jet lag

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A travel expert has revealed how she manages to avoid jet lagCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Samantha Brown, who travels for a living as a TV host, said the key to avoiding jet lag starts days before travelling.

Sadly, caffeine addicts may not be pleased to hear it includes giving up coffee for a few days before heading off on holiday.

She told Travel + Leisure: “I try to limit caffeine a few days before I leave on a trip so it is totally out of my system when I land.

“I try to wait to have more caffeine until I’m about to collapse and that is when I allow myself to have a double espresso.”

She continues: “The caffeine then hits my system so strongly because I am so depleted of it that I am able to go the rest of the day.

“I do that again when I return. It is like methodically taking caffeine so I get the strongest punch.”

You should give up your coffee a few days before travelling

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You should give up your coffee a few days before travellingCredit: Alamy

Limiting food and drink is way to avoid jet lag that is even used by government officials and the CIA.

One method involves three steps – starting from not eating at the airport, so no Wetherspoons meals before catching your flight.

You should also avoid food on the plane and stick to water.

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When landing, you then eat as soon as possible, which means your body has been fasting for between 12 to 16 hours.

The original method was the Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag-Diet, which involved alternating between fasting and feasting with a complicated prescribed diet .

A flight attendant says you should drink at least one litre of water per four hours of flying, working out to 13 glasses for a flight to Florida.

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