Eleanor Barker answers your travel questions.

I've been having trouble sleeping lately and am dreading my next long-haul flight. What might help?

When you're having issues sleeping, revisiting sleep hygiene best practice is a good idea. With that said, even in the most luxurious conditions, flights can be a punishing place to drift off.

For the best chance of sleeping soundly in the skies avoid caffeine, big meals, alcohol and nicotine before your flight. Get a little exercise before the flight, although raising your body temperature just before bed is a no go. According to former insomniacs the best advice