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Travel, Holidays and Breaks for the Disabled

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  1. Accessible Britain is a new, exciting organisation set up by disabled people for disabled people.

    Our aim is to become the destination website for the disabled community as well as their families and carers in the UK seeking to read and share genuine experiential opinions of venues, locations, stations and experiences throughout the UK.
  2. An accessible and disabled holiday company. Our aim is to take care of ALL your holiday arrangements and special requirements - from door to door. We know how difficult organising holidays can be when wheelchair access and special needs are critical, which is why we make the process of booking your holiday as simple and enjoyable as possible. In fact, your most difficult task will be to decide just which one to choose.
  3. Countryside Mobility South West (CMSW) is a scheme working to improve access to the countryside for people with limited mobility living in and visiting the South West region.

    Explore the South West with freedom and ease. Access areas that may have been difficult or impossible in the past and experience everything that being outdoors in the region can offer.

    Countryside Mobility provides easy access to the South West's countryside for anyone who has difficulty walking, through a Tramper mobility scooter hire scheme. Our Tramper all-terrain mobility scooters and wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats provide access for all to a wide range of wheelchair accessible outdoor attractions across the region.
  4. How can I fly as a wheelchair user?
    Which hotels are the most accessible?
    What beaches have powered beach wheelchairs?
    How do I charge my wheelchair in a foreign country?
    What cities are the most wheelchair friendly around the world?
     
    If any of these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, you’re in the right place. On Curb Free with Cory Lee, the goal is to show you how to travel, where to travel, and most importantly, why travel as a person with a disability.
  5. We are a specialist travel agency diligently committed to providing holidays that exceed the needs and wishes of our disabled customers. Our directory has the largest choice of accessible holidays in the UK and abroad.

    We guarantee all your disability needs WILL be met and TRIPLE CHECK everything to make sure!
  6. Your EHIC lets you get state healthcare at a reduced cost or sometimes for free. It will cover you for treatment that is needed to allow you to continue your stay until your planned return. It also covers you for treatment of pre-existing medical conditions and for routine maternity care, as long as you're not going abroad to give birth.

    The EHIC is valid in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries, including Switzerland.
  7. Wheelchairs, mobility Scooters, Commodes, Bath Lifts, Walkers, Hoists and More available for Hire for your holiday on the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, Mallorca, Lanzarote, Spain , Cyprus, Ireland, Florida and The Algarve of Portugal.

    Order your scooter , wheelchair or other items to be delivered to your accommodation when you need it.

    We make it easy for you to book, by being the only European Mobility Supplier with a UK office as well as having Mobility Shops in your Holiday destination.
  8. Reduced Mobility Rights is the leading air travel advocate promoting access to air travel. We focus on raising public awareness on accessibility and access services available to passengers with special needs.

    Reduced Mobility Rights is the only access-focused organization constantly assessing accessibility of airports across the European Union and beyond. We physically visit airports and audit access facilities and services.

    People with Reduced Mobility, their carers and all those interested in this subject can meet and share their stories, get detailed information about their rights, find exclusive articles, and trigger investigations into cases of discrimination and humiliation pertaining to reduced mobility travelling.

    The goals of this web site are to make sure service providers, public or private, comply with the laws safeguarding People with Reduced Mobility Rights; to expose those who violate the laws; to promote awareness among operators and the general public; ultimately to reiterate everybody's right to travel, irrespective of their condition.
  9. ReVitalise is a national charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for people with physical disabilities, visually impaired people, and carers.

    We offer inspirational opportunities for volunteers through one of the largest, most diverse volunteer programmes in the UK.
  10. Packed with over 200 inspiring ideas for fantastic worry-free days out with reviews, hints and tips on some of the UK’s best attractions written by and for disabled people. Download as PDF.
  11. Tourism for All UK is the UK Voice for Accessible Tourism. We are a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.

    In this website we offer information to help you find where you can go, stay or visit. We offer sound advice and assistance to the business or public body who needs to make changes to become more accessible. We offer an active network, passing on info about the best, and seeking to help change the worst.
  12. Undiscovered Britain caters to independent travelers who long to experience the off-the-beaten-track treasures of the “real” Britain and Ireland. Founded by Ann Litt, Undiscovered Britain specializes in customized itinerary planning, and offers a wide range of services including:
    • Airline tickets
    • Accommodation bookings
    • Vehicle rentals
    • Rail passes
    • Ferry tickets
    • Airport transfers
    • Day tours and private guides
    • Theatre tickets and special events

    Ann is also very familiar with accessibility issues throughout Britain and Ireland, and she makes specific notes about accessibility when she inspects properties. Realizing that what is accessible to one person may not necessarily be accessible to another, Ann records exact details (such as bathroom measurements) in her database. Because of Ann’s comprehensive research, Undiscovered Britain is able to offer accessible services to its clients, including wheelchair accessible accommodations and transportation (self-drive or with a driver). Ann is also able to draw on her ever-growing database to provide her clients with current accessibility information about attractions throughout Britain.

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