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.

Security Searches and Disability

Getting through an airport can be stressful at the best of times but it’s still more difficult when you have to deal with security searches. These can be embarrassing, uncomfortable or even painful for many disabled people. What can you expect of security staff? What are your rights and how …

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Making Picnics More Accessible

When the weather is good, nothing beats a picnic out in the sunshine with friends or family. For many disabled people, though, managing at a picnic can present practical difficulties that make it off-putting. Taking simple steps to make it easier can enable you to relax and enjoy the event …

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When Accommodation Lets You Down

With all the careful planning in the world, things can still go wrong when you travel. As we all know, pictures in guidebooks can prove very different from reality, and sometimes the disability information turns out to be inaccurate too. If you go on holiday and find out that your …

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City Beaks in Cardiff for Disabled People

Compact and stuffed full of interesting things to do, Cardiff is a great city for a weekend break. It has lots to appeal to sports fans, there are fascinating arts venues to visit, and you can also spend time finding out about its intriguing history. Mostly flat in the centre, …

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City Breaks in York for Disabled People

A trip to the historic city of York can make a wonderful holiday. There are fascinating museums and old buildings to see, unique shops to explore and a beautiful river to relax by. The centre of the city is small, making it relatively easy to get around. Old cities can …

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Climbing Holidays for Disabled People

Ever wanted to go climbing? If you have a serious disability this may sound impossible but in fact there are all sorts of innovative ways for people like you to get involved. Taking a holiday in an established climbing centre equipped for helping disabled visitors means that you can expect …

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Getting Around in Snow

Whether you’re planning a holiday in a snowbound location or just trying to get around closer to home, travelling through snow can present a lot of problems. Sometimes the best advice is simply not to try it, but it’s important to be informed when you make that call, and there …

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Air Travel for People With Chronic Illness

If you have chronic health problems, flying can seem frustratingly complicated. You’ll have extra paperwork to sort out, possible extra expenses, and extra planning to do, even though you may have less energy than the average person. There’s also the stress of getting through the airport. Fortunately there is help …

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Beach Holidays for Disabled People

What does the word ‘holiday’ mean to you? To most people it conjures up images of sun, sea and sand, the perfect setting for relaxation. Making the most of these things may seem challenging if you have a disability, but there are ways to work around common problems so that …

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Car Insurance and Disability

When it comes to getting car insurance, having a disability can make things seem impossibly complicated. Not every disabled person wants to use the Motability scheme and yet if you try to go it alone you risk getting charged way over the odds. What do you need to know to …

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