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.

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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Hiring Mobility Scooters and Wheelchairs on Holiday

Taking your own wheelchair or mobility scooter with you on holiday can be a pain, especially if you’re flying. You might also be in a position where you don’t need one day to day but where the wandering around that you’d like to do on holiday can easily wear you …

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City Breaks in Manchester for Disabled People

Manchester is an exciting city with a a flourishing arts scene, great nightlife and some of the best museums in the north. It’s also well known as a shopping destination. The good news for disabled visitors is that good council planning makes most of these facilities fully accessible, and you …

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City Breaks in Edinburgh for Disabled People

Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city where there’s always something going on, and it’s host to some of the world’s most exciting festivals. For disabled visitors its unusual layout and many cobbled streets can create barriers, but there are still ways to get around and enjoy a great deal of …

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City Breaks in London for Disabled People

If you’re planning a city break in Britain, there’s nowhere with as much to offer as London, but equally there’s nowhere more exhausting. There’s no way you can do everything, so the best advice is to accept that and pick out a few highlights that appeal to you most, minimising …

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Accessing Medication When Travelling

One of the most frustrating things about having long term health problems can be the constant need to restock on medication and visit a doctor or clinic for minor health checks. Although they might seem like minor issues, these things can make it really difficult to organise your life, especially …

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