Jackie, I've never taken meclizine myself, but I've read that it doesn't leave you groggy like regular Dramamine.
Be sure to read about the side effects of the patch and DON'T touch your eyes after putting it on until you wash your hands well.
I'm not a fan of flying, but I try
to imagine we're on the ocean instead of in the air
! A 2mg Valium doesn't hurt, either... .