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Did you know 61% of young adults stream most of their television? Streaming is clearly the choice of entertainment for the future. It’s more affordable and more convenient.
All you need to stream thousands of television shows and movies is an internet connection and subscription to the streaming service. You can stream directly to your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or through a streaming device, such as Roku.
But when you don’t have an internet connection while traveling, can you stream offline?
We’re here to answer that question along with some advice on which movies and TV shows are perfect for traveling.
Can You Stream Offline?
When you’re traveling, you might not have an internet connection, unless you’re willing to pay for WiFi on a flight. And you can’t actively stream shows and movies without the internet.
But there’s an easy solution! You can download the movies and shows you want to watch while you still have the internet. Once they are downloaded, you can watch them offline.
How to Download Movies and TV Shows
So, how do you download movies and shows off of streaming services? Let’s use the most popular streaming service, Netflix, as an example. Here’s what you’ll need to do:
- Open the Netflix App
- Tap on the menu button in the top left corner
- Tap “available for download”
- Tap on the movie or TV show you want to download
- Tap the download button
Not all movies and TV shows will be available for download. But luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of some of the best movies and shows to download and watch offline!
3 Movies to Watch While Traveling
If you’re looking for something to watch that’ll pass the time on a short, two or three-hour flight, we’ve got you covered.
Whether you’re traveling a few states away or all the way to Thailand using your Thai visa express, these movies will entertain you on your journey. They are available for download on Netflix so you can enjoy them on your flight.
The Oscars are coming up which means it’s time to catch up on the most critically acclaimed movies of 2018. Roma made history when it became the first Netflix film to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars.
Not only did it get nominated. but it’s actually a frontrunner to win.
Roma is directed by one of the best directors of our time, Alfonso Cuaron, who has also directed critically-acclaimed films Gravity and Children of Men.
Roma is in Spanish and follows a year in the life of a maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Are you looking for a unique and emotional film to pass the time while traveling? Check out this film starring Jim Carry and Kate Winslet.
This movie is about a relationship that goes wrong and leaves the characters erasing each other from their memories. But as Carry’s character is having his memories erased, he realizes he doesn’t want to lose them and does whatever it takes to hold onto them.
It has a little bit of everything: emotion, drama, comedy, and is extremely thought-provoking.
3. The Breakfast Club
If you want to go with a movie that you know you’ll love because you’ve seen it countless times, you can’t go wrong with The Breakfast Club.
If you haven’t seen The Breakfast Club, then this movie should be at the top of your list. It follows a group of five kids who are stuck in detention on a Saturday afternoon.
These kids come from all different walks of life and belong to different stereotypical groups such as “the jocks” or “the outcasts”. They each share their story to give each other, and viewers, perspective into who they really are.
This movie will have you feeling all of the emotions on your flight, and leave you feeling satisfied and joyful as you touch down at your destination.
3 TV Shows to Binge While Traveling
Do you have a long journey ahead of you? Or maybe you’re just in more of a television mood on this trip? Check out these awesome shows to binge while traveling.
1. Stranger Things
Whether you’ve already seen the massive Netflix hit Stranger Things, or you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, this show is perfect to binge while traveling.
The third season is set for release on July 4th, which means it’s time to refresh your memory of what’s happened so far. Stranger Things will give you two seasons to binge-watch while traveling, which is perfect for super long, roundtrip flights.
2. The Office
We can’t write about the best shows to watch while traveling without mentioning the most-watched show on Netflix. If you’re having trouble committing to a new show, then maybe you should stick with a show that never lets you down.
You can pick and choose your favorite office episodes to watch on your travels. Just try not to break out in laughter every few minutes, for the sake of your fellow passengers.
You have been the talk of the town over the last few weeks. It’s a psychological drama following a man who becomes obsessed with a woman. He uses every tool imaginable, including social media, to get closer to her.
If you’re looking for a show that’ll have you at the edge of your passenger seat, then this show is definitely for… you.
Stream Offline by Downloading!
Now that you know how to download movies and TV shows to stream offline while you travel, it’s time to start choosing!
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