Profiling bed option

Mattress Genie is an inflatable product that goes underneath a regular mattress and turns it into a profiling style mattress. It comes with its own pump but warning, it’s very noisy when inflating! https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mattress-Genie-Single-240v-Model/dp/B00E4KQENY

Taiwan East Coast National Scenic Area Tour

The Tourism Bureau’s East Coast National Scenic Area Administration produce a bilingual leaflet that shows the location of every wheelchair ramp, barrier-free bathroom and accessible observation platform at the Amis Folk Center.  There is useful accessibility information on the website and details of an accessible tour in the Taitung area. https://www.eastcoast-nsa.gov.tw/en/travel/accessibletour

Trailrider Accessible Hiking Review

With its one-wheel design, and ‘Sherpas’ (strong abled bodied carriers) front and back, the TrailRider makes a minimal environmental impact. This design enables it to pass along narrow trails, over obstacles and negotiate steep ground. It can cover a wide variety of terrain, from city parks to mountain passes – and everything in-betweenhttps://pushliving.com/trailrider-accessible-hiking-review/?mc_cid=c593f1cc1e&mc_eid=0cec06611b

Prague 1

2018 Our Adaptive World.blog post: The Prague Diaries: Blog Notes Huge amount of really useful information https://ouradaptiveworld.com/travel/the-prague-diaries-blog-notes/

Around Croatia 4

http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Croatia.html  

ECTR05 lightweight and folding wheelchair in a bag

The ECTR05 lightweight and folding wheelchair in a bag is the perfect travel wheelchair. Its lightweight and compact design folds and unfolds in seconds without the need for tools, making it the ideal choice for holidays, days out, and shopping trips alike. https://www.feneticwellbeing.com/lightweight-and-folding-wheelchair-in-a-bag

VIETNAM HOLIDAY WITH A WHEELCHAIR

2019 guest blog on have wheelchair will travel: VIETNAM HOLIDAY WITH A WHEELCHAIR family with a child in a wheelchair visits Hoi An

Wheelchair accessories WheelAir

wheelAIR wheelchair cooling cushion uses inbuilt fan technology to cool and reduce core temperature by taking away excess heat and moisture allowing for comfort and temperature control. For further information pertaining to this article contact: wheelAIR at wheelair.co.uk. https://www.wheelair.co.uk/

Wheelchair accessories Healthy Backpack

the Healthy Back Pack is recommended by a wheelchair user who puts it on the back of her wheelchair when out on a trek https://www.theepicentre.co.uk/brands/healthy-back-bag?gclid=Cj0KCQjwjN7YBRCOARIsAFCb934b5twoRQNRuVuqePojqhajl5FDN5UniOY8-jU4LuexIDV0aY3sHA8aAiRBEALw_wcB#sort7

Wheelchair accessories GRX Life

GRX Life PROVIDING SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE AND ADVICE TO FELLOW ACTIVE WHEELCHAIR USERS LOOKING TO GET THE MOST OUT OF LIFE.This is a good resource for tweaks to improve your wheelchair https://www.grxlife.com/  

Hand aids

active hands has some great products to aid people with challenges using their hands. There are some great products for use when travelling. I myself have purchased the card holder! https://www.activehands.com/products/

Equipment hire

Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea is dedicated to fulfilling the special needs requirements for persons who want to travel but may need mobility aides, oxygen or other equipment. We make travel easy, comfortable and accessible. Our trained delivery agents in over 165 metropolitan areas across 35 countries around the globe help us fulfill this…

Bed accessories The Snoozle Slide sheet

The Snoozle slide sheet Helps you turn and move in bed with less effort! Comfortable. Are you having trouble or pain when rolling in bed at night? The revolutionary Snoozle slide sheet can help you roll smoothly and get a good night’s sleep. Tossing and turning has never been more comfortable despite your arthritis, back pain…

Bed raisers

bed blocks a.k.a. Elephant Feet a great lightweight help for raising the height of the bed (available in 2 heights) https://www.completecareshop.co.uk/chairs-and-seating/chair-raisers/elephant-feet-140mm-view-large?gclid=CLHZ3PzWuMoCFQkIwwod2m0POg

Bags

The PUP pouch has large, easily accessible zippered compartments for holding your passport, currency, and other documents. http://www.lovemypup.com/

Phrasebook for accessible travel

Accessible Travel Phrasebook (PDF) a free downloadable phrasebook from Lonely Planet with 35 languages, from Arabic to Vietnamese featuring all the those words that the traveller with disabilities might need but is unable to find in a standard phrasebook! https://shop.lonelyplanet.com/products/accessible-travel-phrasebook-ebook-1

Bathing:Commode and shower chair

I’m a c5-6 quad of 39 yrs and CEO of GO! Mobility Solutions, maker of the GO-Anywhere Chair, a line of portable commode/shower chairs for home and travel. https://goesanywhere.com/

Wheelchair accessories – wheelair

wheelchair user video talking about the WheelAir, an air cooling wheelchair cushion that can help you cool down when you get too hot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OAOK9Iys0Q  

Wheelchair accessories

2018 Our Adaptive World.blog post: The Prague Diaries: Blog Notes mentions wheelchair accessories to help navigating difficult surfaces like the freewheel or converting your wheelchair into a hand bike https://ouradaptiveworld.com/travel/the-prague-diaries-blog-notes/

Power wheelchair equipment

Simply Emma: 5 ESSENTIAL THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT AS A WHEELCHAIR USER https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/5-essential-things-i-cant-travel-without-as-a-wheelchair-user/

Seating

2019 4SuitcasesandaWheelchair blog post:Review: Flying with the Firefly GoTo seat http://4suitcasesandawheelchair.blogspot.com/2019/04/review-flying-with-firefly-goto-seat.html

Make up

2015 My blurred vision blog post: What’s in my travel makeup bag? Not a wheelchair user but visually impaired and may be useful to those of you Who Like to wear make up. https://myblurredworld.com/2015/08/19/whats-in-my-travel-makeup-bag/

Hoists

Molift Smart 150 mobile hoist that is “Light, foldable and transportable without tools” however it cannot be done under the bed if the bed is not raised so you may need to look at bed blocks/elephant feet. One wheelchair user says: For the last 6 years, I’ve had a portable MoLift Smart that I’ve taken…

Equipment general 2

2018 Our Adaptive World.blog post: Travel Essentials for a Wheelchair User https://ouradaptiveworld.com/travel/travel-essentials-for-a-wheelchair-user/

Equipment general

Travel advice and equipment they use when travelling from 2 UK based skiing champions on their blog at Our Adaptive World https://ouradaptiveworld.com/travel-resources/

Bed lever

I spent ages searching for a bed lever that could fit inside the suitcase and I finally found this one! It fits inside a standard size Samsonite suitcase so I guess it would fit in a lot of other suitcases https://www.amazon.com/Stander-BedCane-Adjustable-Included-Guarantee/dp/B000GUHG6K/ref=pd_lpo_121_tr_t_3?_encoding=UTF8&refRID=WM5FEXA72N511J8DVSGK&th=1

Bathing, bed, transfers, toilet matting

HaveWheelchairWillTravel blog post: 5 Travel Uses For Matting – Accessible Travel Tips https://havewheelchairwilltravel.net/5-travel-uses-matting-accessible-travel-tips/  

Power wheelchair travel tips

HaveWheelchairWillTravel blog post: TIPS ON TRAVELLING WITH A POWER WHEELCHAIR – WHEELCHAIR TRAVEL TIPS https://havewheelchairwilltravel.net/tips-travelling-power-wheelchair-wheelchair-travel-tips/

General advice part 2

2018 Travel Without Limits: 15 Tips for Travelling with a Chronic Ilness & Cystic Fibrosis https://twlproduction.wpengine.com/15-tips-for-travelling-with-a-chronic-illess-cystic-fibrosis/

Europe

Tips for Travelers with Disabilities Rick Stein compiles tips from John Sage and Susan Sygall about wheelchair travelling in Europe. https://www.ricksteves.com/travel-tips/trip-planning/travelers-with-disabilities

Adaptive Skiing

Travel advice from 2 UK based skiing champions on their blog at Our Adaptive World https://ouradaptiveworld.com/travel-resources/

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