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.

Learning to Drive When Disabled

If you have a disability that interferes with your movement or depletes your strength, driving can make day to day life much easier, but learning to drive can be a big challenge. Many private instructors don’t have a good understanding of disability issues and you may have difficulty using a …

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Best Airlines for Disabled Travel

These days, when you’re flying, there’s more choice than ever. You’ll find lots of different offers from companies trying to tempt you to use their services. But which companies over the best service for disabled people, and what hidden costs should you be aware of that may make your final …

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Holidays and Depression

If you’re suffering from depression, your friends, your family and even your doctor may tell you that what you need is a holiday. They may be right, but organising a holiday and motivating yourself to go through with it can still be hard. This simple guide makes it easier to …

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OCD and Holiday Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation for an enjoyable holiday can be a difficult task for anyone, but if you have obsessive compulsive disorder, the chances are you’ll find it even harder. Worrying about making the right choice can even make your OCD worse in the run-up to your break, so that …

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Coping With Eating Disorders When Travelling

Dealing with an eating disorder can require a lot of organisation. You may need to keep to a strict schedule of mealtimes or you may need to make sure that favourite foods are always on hand for the times when you can manage them. You may also have to cope …

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Anxiety Disorders and Public Transport

Getting out and about when you have an anxiety disorder can be very difficult, often as direct result of problems with public transport. This is compounded by the fact that other people will generally be unaware of your problem and may not be very sympathetic. What can you do to …

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Day Trips for People With Dementia

Watching somebody you love struggling with dementia can be very hard, but just because they’re having difficulties doesn’t have to mean that the good things in life are over. Going on day trips together can be a wonderful way to remember happy times. Seeing interesting and beautiful places can still …

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Air Travel for People With Tourette’s Syndrome

In a security-conscious age, air travel can be stressful for anybody. If you experience behaviours under stress that might draw the wrong kind of attention to you, it can be a nightmare. This makes some people with Tourette’s syndrome feel that they cannot safely fly. In fact, most of the …

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Travelling With an Autistic Child

When you’re looking after a child who struggles with autism, getting a holiday can be more important than ever. Travelling with your child, however, can present a whole new set of difficulties. Even children with mild symptoms can experience acute feelings of anxiety when dealing with strange places and situations, …

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Dyslexia and Public Transport

When you tell people you’re dyslexic, the chances are that they’ll think it only affects your ability to read books and write letters. In fact, many disabled people face more complex day to day problems. These can be daunting when it comes to getting around, especially in unfamiliar places. Fortunately, …

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