Contrary to popular belief, red-eye flights are both a blessing and a curse. The curse: it’s hard to sleep in a freezing tin can, and touching down on no rest is no fun. The blessing though: you get to hit the ground running and have a full day at your destination upon arrival.
Now you can feel more blessed than stressed, because our new service Standard Time lets you check in and out of our hotels at the time of your choosing—including bright and early, which comes in handy for curing red eyes and helping you make the most of your time on the ground.
Since the jet lag is far worse going west to east, we devised a little insider’s guide to help you game it all out when flying from LAX > > NYC. Here’s our trusty guide to ace-ing the red-eye morning, afternoon, night, and late night.