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Best Movies to Watch on a Plane (Christmas Edition)

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For all those onboarding multiple hours flights, we’ve prepared a list of some of the best movies to watch on a plane. Even if you’re not headed anywhere for the holidays, and are enjoying the warmth of your home while the winter storm is outside, this list will definitely keep you warm.

From your favorite Christmas classics such as Home Alone, or How the Grinch Stole Christmas to the newly introduced Princess Switch or A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, we’ve got you covered.

Best Movies to Watch on a Plane (Christmas Edition)

We definitely cannot imagine the holiday season without these movies and traveling is always a lot more interesting with them by our side.

Grab some popcorn, and enjoy our list of some of the best movies to watch on a plane. It does not matter which movie genre you prefer, because there’s something for everyone.

Home Alone

Chances are you’ve already heard of Kevin McCallister, his family, and the adventures the adorable little boy had after he was accidentally left home alone, while his brothers and sisters enjoyed a holiday trip with their parents.

If this is the first time you’ve heard about this Christmas classic, now is the time to change that and put Home Alone on your list of favorite movies to watch on a plane. Not only will you absolutely love how the adorable Kevin McCallister deals with the unexpected adventures, but you’ll also fall in love with Christmas all over again. This beloved comedy classic will definitely keep you in great company during your long flights, and it will make you think twice before you head back so you don’t forget anything.


How the Grinch Stole Christmas

It’s our honor to introduce you to the reclusive green Grinch, who decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.

Another classic, a beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss is the perfect choice both for children and grown-ups. If you haven’t seen it already, prepare for this wonderful classic which will be the perfect companion on your long flights. And if this is already on your list of favorite Christmas movies, prepare for an emotional walk down memory lane.

If you are interested to see if the Grinch succeeds in his quest or not, be sure to start downloading the movie right away.


A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

In 2017 we met Amber and Richard. Amber is a young journalist who was sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who was about to become a king. However, instead of getting a great story, she got a true Christmas romance.

After the end, we were left to wonder what happened to Amber and Richard. Did they get married? Did Amber get used to royal life? Luckily, this year, our questions have been answered. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding has been released. It’s a movie that represents the true values of Christmas: love and family, and it will definitely melt your heart.

Traveling with a romantic comedy will definitely keep you entertained the whole flight, and before you know it, you’ll arrive at your destination. You might not be traveling to Aldovia like Amber, but it will definitely feel like it once you arrive at your destination. Time to pack your bags!


The Princess Switch

In this perfect Christmas romance, The Princess Switch, Venessa Hudgens is Margaret. And Stacy. Have you ever dreamt of being royalty just for one day? If you have, then this movie is definitely for you.

One week before Christmas, Margaret, who is a duchess switches places with an ordinary girl from Chicago, Stacy. Both of them experience Christmas from a whole other angle and find love in the most unexpected place. It’s a wonderful Netflix romance, which will hold your attention during your entire flight.


Can we even make a list of the best movies to watch on a plane that are Christmas-themed and not mention the Elf? We think not. In this Christmas classic, Will Farrell plays Buddy, who was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler. He was raised among Santa’s elves, but now, it’s time for him to go and search for his real father. The best part? He goes on his adventure in New York, in full elf uniform. Wherever you’re traveling to, be sure that Buddy will be the ideal companion.


Now you are ready for your next holiday flight. These movies will definitely keep you entertained, and will remind you what Christmas is all about.

Still not sure where you should go this holiday season? Check out our list of the most festive Christmas destinations, and you’re all set. Bon voyage! And Merry Christmas!

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