ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL COMPANY – WHEEL THE WORLD

Travel company Wheel the World empowers disabled people to explore the world, offering accessible travel experiences across five continents – from scaling Machu Picchu to safaris in the Serengeti. They were awarded best Inclusive Tours in the Lonely Planet 2021 Best in Travel Awards. https://gowheeltheworld.com/

Tom’s Accessible Solo Holiday In Amsterdam

2019 DisabledHolidays.com features a client’s blog post: ‘ Tom’s Accessible Solo Holiday In Amsterdam’, which reviews various aspects of the city from an accessibility standpoint. https://www.disabledholidays.com/blog/2019/11/18/toms-accessible-solo-holiday-in-amsterdam/

Amsterdam Travel Guide

2018 Simply Emma’s accessibility review of Amsterdam: ‘ 3 Days In Amsterdam: A Wheelchair User’s Travel Guide to Amsterdam’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/3-days-amsterdam-wheelchair-users-travel-guide-amsterdam/

Blog Post: 10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities

Spin The Globe’s 2019 blog post: ’10 Wheelchair Accessible Cities You Should Visit in 2020′ highlights ten cities from around the world. https://spintheglobe.net/dir/2019/12/26/accessible-cities-2020/

Tour operator

Equalitas Vitae: Spanish provider of accessible tourism but with lots of useful information about accessible hotels, accessible transport accessible activities et cetera. The information is in Spanish but the language can be changed to English or French on the upper right hand side of the page. https://www.equalitasvitae.com/es/guia/internacional.php

Tour agency

Challenge Resorts & Travel – Dutch travel agency that can offer full-time assisted holidays to:Aruba Bonaire Curaçao Gran canaria Lanzarote Majorca Tenerife & Day trips in various locations throughout the Netherlands https://www.challengeresorts.org/en/  

Driving in western Europe

Welcome to the European Union and European Economic Area (EU /EEA) section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/europe.htm

Around Netherlands

countryreports.org Disability Access In Netherlands https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Netherlands/accessibility.htm

Around Netherlands

Accessible Travel Netherlands igives lots of info https://www.accessibletravelnl.com/

Around Netherlands

2017 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible activities in the Netherlands http://disabilityhorizons.com/2016/01/top-10-accessible-activities-in-the-netherlands/

Leek

Attractive accessible property (website in Dutch) http://www.borghhoeve.nl/

Breda

Merlinde Hotel with very good accessible rooms ” found wellness and physiotherapy facilities for disabled guests; the accessible rooms had lowered wardrobes and mirrors, wheel-in showers and seated baths. You don’t even have to pull open the main door to enter the hotel: a camera detects your arrival and the door opens automatically. ” https://hotelmerlinde.nl/en/…

Keukenhof Flower gardens

2014 Access magazines article on the flower gardens http://www.accessmagazine.co.uk/bloom-keukenhof-flower-gardens/

Breda

Breda city website principally for residents but containing useful information for visitors https://www.breda.nl/en

Breda

THE NETHERLANDS POLAND FRANCE DENMARK ITALY HUNGARY SPAIN page featuring videos of EU’s Access City Award 2019 •1st Prize: Breda, The Netherlands •2nd Prize: Evreux, France •3rd Prize: Gdynia, Poland •Special mention for continuing improvement: Kaposvar. Hungary •Special mention for innovative building environment in challenging topography: Vigo. Spain & Special prize for accessibility of cultural…

Zeeland Bruinisse

2019 Toegankelijk Op Reis (Belgian/Dutch) Travel report: A day in Zeeland: Bruinisse https://toegankelijkopreis.be/content/een-dagje-zeeland-bruinisse  

Eindhoven

2017 The Geordie Traveller blog post: Is Eindhoven the coolest city in The Netherlands? https://thegeordietravellerblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/07/2154/

Breda

2019 article ‘People aren’t disabled, their city is’: inside Europe’s most accessible city: positive article about Breda, winner of the 2019 Access City Award, talking about the positive changes the city has made and continues to make https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/may/28/people-arent-disabled-their-city-is-inside-europes-most-accessible-city

Netherlands

2014, 15 & 16 Travel blog about the various visits to different placesthe Netherlands https://travelerwithdisability.weebly.com/netherlands.html

Around Netherlands

2014, 15 & 16 Traveler With Disability visits: https://travelerwithdisability.weebly.com/netherlands.html

Around Netherlands

Wheelchair traveling.com resources, reviews, guides, and tips from over 100 writers worldwide about accessible travel http://wheelchairtraveling.com/category/europe/netherlands/

Around Netherlands

2017 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible activities in the Netherlands https://disabilityhorizons.com/2016/01/top-10-accessible-activities-in-the-netherlands/

Public Transportation

2019 Able Amsterdam blog post:It offers advice about travelling via public transport. https://www.ableamsterdam.com/public-transportation/

City Map

Google map also from able Amsterdam https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1zkHqYVVF8GLW192luVbOj54lLk6h2d6O&ll=52.34866794501862%2C4.899065650000011&z=12

City Map

Able Amsterdam’s city map A city map that provides a guide to restaurants and cafes, canal cruises, nightlife, activities and places of interest in Amsterdam. https://www.ableamsterdam.com/accessibility-map/

Amsterdam Visit

2016 Instagram image from the wheelchairexplorer visit https://www.instagram.com/p/BIHaCJBAqMP/

Amsterdam Visits

Various dates thewheelchairbackpacker (French language) 4 blogs about Amsterdam http://1000decouvertes4roulettes.com/category/destinations/europe/nord/pays-bas/

Amsterdam Visit

2017 The Trawheeler (Greek language but with the translator to any language available on right hand side below FOLLOW ME options) blog post about a visit to Amsterdam http://thetrawheeler.com/amsterdam-pou-den-xortasa/

Amsterdam Guide

Wheelchair travel.org’s complete destination accessibility report of Amsterdam https://wheelchairtravel.org/amsterdam/

Around Amsterdam

Able Amsterdam A blog reviewing accessible places in Amsterdam https://www.ableamsterdam.com/

Airport

2019 Last updated on 03/03/2019 Getting to and from the airport It reviews getting to and from Schiphol airport by bus, taxi and train as well as airport assistance.   https://www.ableamsterdam.com/amsterdam-international-airport-schiphol/

Tour operator

Challenge Resorts & Travel – Dutch travel agency that can offer full-time assisted holidays to:Aruba Bonaire Curaçao Gran canaria Lanzarote Majorca Tenerife & Day trips in various locations throughout the Netherlands https://www.challengeresorts.org/en/  

Aruba

Adapted happy wheels Aruba https://www.facebook.com/ADAPTEDHAPPYWHEELSARUBA/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE

St Maarten 2

Wheelchair traveling.com resources, reviews, guides, and tips from over 100 writers worldwide about accessible travel http://wheelchairtraveling.com/category/caribbean/st-maarten-saint-martin/

St Maarten

Curb Free with Cory Lee goes to thae Caribbean island ofaSt Maarte https://www.curbfreewithcorylee.com/category/where-have-i-been/caribbean/st-martin/

Access City Award

I have finally found the page that lists winners of the ENAT Access City Award for Europe! Even though most European countries have won the award as some point, it is useful information for planning travel. Previous winners of the Access City Award starting from 2017: 2017: The city of Chester (United Kingdom) was the…

Accessible When Travelling – Travel Information

A Belgian wheelchair user shares tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, active 2019. https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/

Netherlands

2014, 15 & 16 Traveler With Disability visits: Amsterdam, Ommen, Haarlem, Zandvoort, The Hague, Dordrecht.https://travelerwithdisability.weebly.com/netherlands.html

Wheelchair travelling around the Netherlands

Wheelchair traveling.com resources, reviews, guides, and tips from over 100 writers worldwide about accessible travelkhttp://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/category/europe/netherlands/

Image Of Amsterdam visit

2016 Instagram image from the wheelchairexplorer visit https://www.instagram.com/p/BIHaCJBAqMP/

Amsterdam – Aug 2013

2013 Travel Wheels’ blog about a visit to Amsterdam http://travelwheels.blogspot.com/search/label/Amsterdamhttp://travelwheels.blogspot.com/search/label/Amsterdam

a visit to Amsterdam

2017 The Trawheeler (Greek language but with the translator to any language available on right hand side below FOLLOW ME options) blog post about a visit to Amsterdamhttp://thetrawheeler.com/amsterdam-pou-den-xortasa/

Able Amsterdam

A huge amount of information put together by an Amsterdam wheelchair-using resident: “My purpose is to highlight accessible places, to shatter disability stereotypes, and to encourage fellow mobility aid users to get the most out of this exciting city”. https://www.ableamsterdam.com/