SPAIN – Overview of travelling around

This is a really useful overview of wheelchair accessibility in this country. It is in Flemish but compatible with google translate (but there are a few minor errors, e.g. google translate has put Spain makes hard work of accessible travel, rather than works hard on accessible travel!). https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/spanje    

Accessibility in St. Augustine

Visit St Augustine’s accessibility page gives an overview of wheelchair access across the city including links to other organisations. https://www.visitstaugustine.com/article/accessibility-st-augustine

airports United Kingdom

Edinburgh Airport Guide https://www.edinburgh-airport-guide.co.uk/disabled-facilities.html  

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

Driving

USA The FIA Guide for the disabled traveller using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards around the USA http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/united_states_of_america/united_states_of_america.htm

Route 66

2014 Disabled World article about Exploring Around Route 66 with a Disability https://www.disabled-world.com/travel/usa/route-66.php

Destinations around south west USA

2009 Ta-Da.org blog post about Las Vegas, various places in Arizona, Colorado and Los Angeles https://www.ta-da.org.uk/southwest-usa#headerBox

Trier

Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH Barrier-free Trier comprehensive database of toilets, parking, free city tour, restaurants, scooter and powered chair hire, hotels and other accommodation options https://www.trier-info.de/home

Around Germany

BarrierFree Germany Official Site with loads of really useful information on where to go, how to book, want to know what to do https://www.germany.travel/en/ms/barrier-free-germany/start/barrier-free-germany.html?gclid=COjt1fq14tMCFc2_7QodXuoAxg

Parking

(German) There are approx. 1,300 public disabled parking spaces available in Berlin. You can use them with the special parking permit for disabled people (condition: contains the code aG or BI in the disabled person’s pass). https://www.myhandicap.de/mobilitaet-behinderung/behindertenfahrzeuge/behindertenparkplatz/

Breda

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

Zeeland Bruinisse

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

Grand Canyon

VIDEO Rullaman in the Grand Canyon 2016 in a motorised wheelchair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWOozSS2gS4

Hawaii

Go Hawaii.co’s Accessibility information for visitors with special needs to the Hawaiian Islands contain some with the useful links about accessible beaches, beach wheelchairs, medical equipment and more as well as a Directory of Services for visitors with disabilities. https://www.gohawaii.com/trip-planning/accessibility

Maui

Gimp on the Go post: Maui, Hawaii: Highs and Lows in the Valley Isle http://www.gimponthego.com/travel-reviews/travel-reviews-north-america/dest18a.htm

Motherlode

The World On Wheels blogs about Another Golden Journey to the Motherlode http://wheelstraveler.blogspot.com/2016/08/another-golden-journey-to-motherlode.html

Beaches around California

2018 Rolling Without Limits blog post:: Top Accessible Beaches in California https://www.transfermaster.com/blog/view-post/Top-Accessible-Beaches-in-California

Lisbon

2019 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon https://disabilityhorizons.com/2018/07/top-10-accessible-attractions-in-lisbon/?utm_term=2019-03-14  

zebra fuels

Zebra Fuel is an exciting young company allowing Londoners to fill up their cars (vans, buses etc.) from the comfort of their own homes. Our specially designed vans deliver fuel directly to our customers’ vehicles. We save people a great deal of wasted time and effort. We currently help thousands of people across London as…

Accessible London

Lonely Planet’s London for visitors with a disability https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/london-for-disabled-visitors

Blackpool Travel Report

Disability Horizons’s 2016 article: ‘Disabled holidays: have you explored accessible Blackpool?’ http://disabilityhorizons.com/2016/07/disabled-holidays-accessible-blackpool/?utm_source=Disability+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_campaign=8879294ab3-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-8879294ab3-308157133

Oxford Visitors Guide

Accessible Oxford Guide – A guide for disabled visitors to Oxford is a publication from Oxford City Council that must be downloaded (scroll past the numerous adverts to get to the guide). https://www.oxford.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/1272/accessible_oxford_guide.pdf  

10 Reasons To Visit Glasgow

2017 Disability Horizons’ article: ‘Disability and travel: 10 reasons to visit Glasgow’. http://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/07/disability-travel-10-reasons-visit-glasgow/?utm_source=Disability+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_campaign=1d2d948f5d-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-1d2d948f5d-308157133

PushLiving.com blog post: Cape Town

2014 PushLiving.com blog post: Cape Town South Africa (also travels along the Garden Route): https://pushliving.com/cape-town-south-africa/

UK Destinations and Resources

Disability Horizons has many articles about destinations, hotels, restaurants, etc in the UK. https://disabilityhorizons.com/category/travel/

Disabled Travellers’ Guide

The AA disabled travellers’ guide is packed with information and ideas to help make getting about easier – at home and abroad. https://www.theaa.com/staticdocs/pdf/services/disabled_travellers_guide.pdf

Around Spain 21

wheelgotravelling.info’s blog about travelling around Spain In an adapted caravan or motorhome http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Spain.html  

Driving Around the Middle East

The Middle East section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist includes information on Israel and Jordan. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/middle_east/middle_east.htm

Driving in Central and Eastern Europe

The Central and Eastern Europe section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist has information on several countries including Turkey. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_eastern_europe/central_and_eastern_europe.htm

Around Spain 10

The FIA Guide for the disabled traveller using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards around Spain http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/spain.htm

Around Spain 5

wheelgotravelling.info’s blog about travelling around Spain In an adapted caravan or motorhome http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Spain.html  

Gdynia 1

2016 Goodnet article 6 of the world’s most disability travel destinations: Berlin, Germany -Denver Colorado USA-Gdynia Poland-Milan, Italy-Seattle Washington USA-Tel Aviv Israel. Article gives an overview of why the destination is considered wheelchair accessible. https://www.goodnet.org/articles/6-most-disabilityfriendly-travel-destinations

Lisbon

2019 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon https://disabilityhorizons.com/2018/07/top-10-accessible-attractions-in-lisbon/?utm_term=2019-03-14

New Zealand Visit 1

Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth http://www.gimponthego.com/travel-reviews/travel-reviews-australia/dest23a.htm

Parking Information

The Africa section of the FIA Guide for the disabled traveller has parking information on Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/africa/africa.htm

Driving in Australia NZ

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/oceania/oceania_new_zealand_and_australia.htm

Around New Zealand 5

Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth http://Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth

Kuala Lumpur 4

2015 Travel for all flying wheelchair from Japan visits Malaysia http://www.kijikiji.com/english/photo/malaysia.htm

Around Israel 4

access Israel: government information scheme section providing useful information for tourists with disabilities https://www.aisrael.org/?CategoryID=2276

Around Israel 1

Toegankelijk Op Reis (Belgian/Dutch) Travel report:Roadtrip through Israel https://toegankelijkopreis.be/content/roadtrip-israel  

Lake Garda

2019 4SuitcasesandaWheelchair blog post:Lake Garda, Italy – Part 3: We made it and it was Bellissimo!  http://4suitcasesandawheelchair.blogspot.com/2019/04/lake-garda-italy-part-3-we-made-it-and.html 2013 & 18 wheelgotravelling.info’s blog about travelling around lake Garda In an adapted caravan or motorhome  http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Italy.html  

Jakarta

2017 Google local guides rolling on stories about wheelchair accessibility around the world. YouTube videos of wheelchair user guide in their local area Driving a Wheelchair Motorcycle in Indonesia – Rolling On, Episode 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNei2XbzFB4&index=6&list=PLxzP3AVsi8HP-gqj–L2S8N_MWI5ySwJ7  

8 highly-rated accessible places to visit this summer

2019 Disability Horizons article  written by AccessAdvisr 8 highly-rated accessible places to visit this summer: Victoria and Albert Museum accessibility, London  https://disabilityhorizons.com/2019/06/8-accessible-places-to-visit-this-summer/

Tallinn

2016 Photoroller blog post: 5 minutes on the streets of Tallinn old town https://photoroller.live/2016/03/06/5-minutes-on-the-streets-of-tallinn-old-town/

Driving in Italy

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 Welcome to the Central and Eastern Europe section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. Currently we have information on…

accessible buildings in Singapore

BCA search engine of accessible buildings in Singapore, allowing you to search for facilities that have among others accessible toilets.https://friendlybuildings.bca.gov.sg/find-a-friendly-building.html

Driving around Denmark

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/denmark.htm

Caravanning around Croatia

2006 /2018 wheelgotravelling.info’s blog about travelling around Croatia In an adapted caravan or motorhome http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Croatia.html

2013 Five Countries Tour – Luxembourg

wheelgotravelling blog post: 2013 Five Countries Tour – Luxembourg A visit in an adapted motorhomehttp://www.wheelgotravelling.info/2013Tour.html#Day%2037

A trip on the Georgetown Loop Railroad

2016 ADreAmyLife’s blog Making the Colorado Rockies Accessible: A trip on the Georgetown Loop Railroadhttp://www.adreamylife.com/2016/09/23/making-colorado-rockies-accessible/

Utah Arizona

2006 WorldonWheelz A motorized wheelchair review of Utah

Switzerland

Accommodation Around Switzerland This is a fantastic database of swiss accommodation with a very comprehensive accessibility section which even has a search for a pool-lift! https://hotels.swisshoteldata.ch/ Around Switzerland 2012 Wheelzoffortune Accessible Travel Videos Accessible Travel – France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, Slovakia, Switzerland (Paraplegic) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUtfHWKC9m4&index=11&list=PLIgL7UlxA2UOTP4Is-9sQFlSs148Wl1O5 Berne City Guide Very comprehensive city guide specifically for wheelchair users https://www.myhandicap.com/fileadmin/myhandicap_com/web-inhalte/documents/Recreation_and_Leisure/Holidays/Berne_City_Guide.pdf Caravanning…

Tucson, AZ: A Snowbird Rolls into the Desert

Gimp on the Go Travel report: Tucson, AZ: A Snowbird Rolls into the Desert, 10 day late winter holiday of  sunshine and baseball http://www.gimponthego.com/travel-reviews/travel-reviews-north-america/dest14a.htm

Around Canada 6

Keroul: practical information, including a fabulous section about free accompanying person concessions and a searchable database for travellers with the ability http://www.keroul.qc.ca/en/home.html  

Around Canada 5

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/canada/canada.htm

Victoria 2

Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et cetera http://Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et…

Bermuda

Bermuda’s disabled and handicapped conditions for newcomers and visitors by air or cruise ship http://www.bermuda-online.org/BPHA.htm  

Sao Paulo

2017 TurismoAdaptado post: (Portuguese) Accessible São Paulo: options for barrier free tourism (São Paulo acessível. Oportunidades para um turismo sem barreiras) http://turismoadaptado.com.br/sao-paulo-acessivel/

Driving in Central America and South America

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and PlacardsWelcome to the Central and South America section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_south_america/central_and_south_america.htm  

Mons

Urbastep first edition of a smart phone with accessibility throughout Mons http://www.passe-muraille.be/urbastep#home  

Brussels 3

Handy Brussels is the new name of Brussels for all and it has a significant amount of information for visitors with reduced mobility. https://handy.brussels/en/  

Around Belgium

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/belgium.htm

Around Belgium 2

OnWheels-app › Go into the city, when and where you want and find accessible locations https://www.onwheelsapp.com/

Driving in Central America and South America

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and PlacardsWelcome to the Central and South America section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. Currently featuring: Argentina Brazil Mexico Paraguay Uruguayhttp://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_south_america/central_and_south_america.htm

Driving in central and Eastern Europe

Welcome to the Central and Eastern Europe section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. Currently we have information on eight countries http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_eastern_europe/central_and_eastern_europe.htm

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 Austria 6

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/austria.htm

Western Australia

You’re Welcome – AccessWA, a West Australian access guide for people with disability and seniors https://www.accesswa.com.au/

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

2019 Travel Without Limits magazine travelstories Uluru’s best accessible experiences https://www.travelwithoutlimits.com.au/ulurus-best-accessible-experiences/

Driving

Driving in Australia NZ The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/oceania/oceania_new_zealand_and_australia.htm

Around Australia in a powered wheelchair

2019 The Magnificent Seven finale series 1. In this episode we meet Gayle who has MS but this does not stop her from travelling Australia solo in her RV. She is very inspirational to anyone thinking about getting out on the road to explore our amazing country. https://www.facebook.com/usedrvsales.com.au/videos/465094194051344/?v=465094194051344

Driving in central and eastern Europe

Welcome to the Central and Eastern Europe section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. Currently we have information on eight countries http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_eastern_europe/central_and_eastern_europe.htm

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 Albania

disabledmotorists.eu useful information that this country http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_eastern_europe/albania.htm

Tirana

2016 blog post: The Geordie Traveller Spending some down time in Tirana, Albania. https://thegeordietravellerblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/06/spending-some-down-time-in-tirana-albania/

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