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Travel & Accessibility

Travelling in a wheelchair can have its challenges.

If you are a wheelchair user, you may ask yourself, “How can I find accessible lodgings?” “What cities are easy to navigate?” Or, “What if something happens to my wheelchair while I am travelling?” 

Applying the information in these articles can make your trip go a lot smoother. Be prepared and able to enjoy your holiday by reading ahead on topics such as:

  • Disabled accommodations on cruises and while flying
  • How to choose an accessible caravan, cottage, or hotel room
  • What types of equipment to bring, and the benefits of travel insurance
  • How to get around once at your destination by using wheelchair accessible transportation

Some of the tips you will learn are:

  • Going on a cruise can be an excellent choice for an accessible holiday.
  • When flying, assistance should be provided both at the airport as well as on the aircraft, at no additional charge.
  • When you purchase travel insurance, make sure it covers things like loss of medication. If not, you should be able to add on extra coverage for disability-specific needs.
  • Disabledholidays.com has an excellent searchable database of adapted caravans and static homes you can consider for use on your next trip.

You can also find the best free guide to European travel here in our ebook, A Guide To Wheelchair Accessible Europe.

wheelchair accessible cars

Wheelchair accessible cars, the best chairs & finding the right match

For most people living with a disability, wheelchair accessible cars are crucially important when seeking independence. Not only does having a wheelchair accessible car make everyday tasks more convenient, it can also be a central tool to overcoming barriers to accessibility; much like how your wheelchair in that respect. The need for a wheelchair accessible […]

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