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.

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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Travel Pass for Disabled Son Visiting London?

The London freedom pass is only available to those people living in London. This is because funding for the pass comes from local authorities. Holders of this pass are allowed free travel on the city’s tube,tram and bus network 24 hours a day,seven days a week. However the national free …

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Holiday Let For Disabled Customers: What Are the Guidelines?

There are quite a few sources of guidelines and information for adapting holiday properties for disabled guests. The problems are knowing where to look and deciding what to do when the various bits of information and legislation on disabled access contradict each other, which they sometimes do. Access for All …

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Travelling with Disabled Children

Most children enjoy travelling and this is especially beneficial for children who are disabled, as it allows them the opportunity to experience the wider world and enjoy the same opportunities as a non disabled child. Travelling By Car If you are the parent of a disabled child, who needs additional …

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Travelling with an Assistance Dog

Many people with assistance dogs make relatively frequent use of taxis and mini cabs. The main difference between a taxi and a mini cab is that a taxi will normally have an illuminated taxi sign on its roof and a pale on the rear of the vehicle displaying the driver’s …

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Motorcycle Riding for Disabled Drivers

Many disabled people may think that, depending on their disability, that they will never be able to ride a motorcycle. Advances in technology have now made the possibility of many disabled drivers taking control of a motorcycle a reality. If you need to carry mobility equipment with you, such as …

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