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.

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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What is the London Freedom Pass?

Anyone living in London is eligible for a London Freedom Pass as long as they are over 60 years old or have an eligible disability. To find out details of what constitutes an eligible disability contact your local council responsible for issuing the passes. Local councils also have the ability …

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The Blue Badge Scheme explained

People with severe mobility problems and people who have difficulty in using public transport, or who are parents or carers for young children with certain disabilities, are able to make use of the Blue Badge scheme, which operates throughout the UK, giving them a range of parking concessions. Your local …

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All About Shopmobility

Over 200,000 disabled people make use of the Shopmobility scheme every year. The Shopmobility scheme helps less able shoppers by allowing them to use wheelchairs, both manual and powered, along with electric mobility scooters around shopping centres and commercial and leisure activities. Each Shopmobility scheme is different, so it is …

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Adapting a Car for a Disabled Driver

Some disabled people worry that , because of their disability, it will be impossible or very difficult for them to purchase a car or that the costs involved in having a car adapted will be beyond their financial means. This, however, is not always the case and many disabled people …

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What to Do If You’re Disabled and You Breakdown

Breaking down in your car is never a pleasant experience whatever the weather or time of day, but if you are a disabled driver it can be even more frustrating and worrying, especially if you are broken down in the middle of a bus route and unable to move your …

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