Welcome to Disabled Travel Advice

For the traveller who is disabled travelling anywhere can sometimes be a frustrating experience. The website was set up to help travellers with a disability access services which should make their experience of travelling much more pleasant.

What to Do If You Breakdown in Your Mobility Scooter

Like any vehicle, a mobility scooter can suffer a breakdown regardless of how well it has been serviced. This is something that many users of mobility scooters fear, but there are a number of things that it is possible to do to reduce the risk to yourself if such a …

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Everything You Need To Know About Mobility Showers

You’ll probably have no idea how much you need a mobility shower until you have to use one. Even if you’re not facing a medical crisis, it’s still something that can come in handy when the situation demands it. This article covers everything you need to know about mobility showers …

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Why do the Elderly Talk to Themselves?

When the elderly people in our lives engage in self-talk, it’s important to pay attention and determine what the reason for it might be. Some reasons for this can include things as ordinary as thinking out loud out of old habits, or more serious issues such as cognitive impairments, mental …

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7 Most Common Mobility Scooter Problems and How to Fix Them

Quality mobility scooters have the potential to transform the lives of the elderly and the disabled, dramatically improving their overall quality of life. But while these scooters have fantastic reputations for rock solid reliability, like everything else man-made they will eventually need preventative maintenance, regular upkeep, and (sometimes) emergency repair. …

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Things You Should Consider Before Hiring a Mobility Scooter

Mobility scooters are a great way to get around when you are less mobile. They can help with getting out and about, going shopping or just enjoying the outdoors again. However, before you hire one it is important that you consider a few things. We have put together some tips …

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Language Issues for Disabled People Abroad

Anyone travelling abroad can benefit from having a few words of the local language, but for disabled people it’s all the more important. Explaining your particular needs with simple vocabulary can be difficult. For some people with complex health conditions, successful communication can be a matter of life and death. …

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City Breaks in Cambridge for Disabled People

If you’re looking for a pleasant break in an attractive university town with easy access to the surrounding countryside, Cambridge is a great choice. It’s easy to get around, with good public transport and flat, evenly surfaced streets. Public facilities for disabled people are really good and there are lots …

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Disabled Parking: Your Rights

Figuring out what you are and are not allowed to do with your car when you’re disabled can be complicated. Many people don’t realise that they don’t actually need to own or drive a car in order to be covered under disability parking schemes. It’s possible to get help even …

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Holiday Accommodation for Assistance Dogs

When you go on holiday with your assistance dog you’ll want to make sure that you both have a good time. Fortunately laws in this area have improved in recent years and there is also a new movement in the hospitality sector toward making pets welcome. Good holiday planning can …

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