Are travellers ready to brave 19 hours (and more) in a plane?

Do you think you can handle a 19-hour direct flight? — RYAN MCGUIRE/Pixabay

A steady drive south from New York on the I-95 with minimal breaks for Savannah’s historic district or a juicy Arby’s roast beef sandwich will get you to balmy Miami in Florida, in about 18 hours. It’s a long haul on arrow-straight freeways negotiating traffic and, perhaps, a spot of enlivening road rage.

It begs the obvious question, “Aren’t there easier places to get to with a coconut tree and a pink bikini?”

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