Miami – a wheelchair accessible vacation

Miami – a wheelchair accessible vacation

2021 Wheel The World’s blog post: ‘A Peek at Wheelchair Accessible Miami as Your Next Vacation Destination’. https://blog.gowheeltheworld.com/2021/10/21/wheelchair-accessible-miami/

Beginners Guide to Disneyland

2021 All Access Disneyland’s blog post: ‘Beginners Guide to Disneyland’ contains essential information for first-time visitors to the theme park. https://allaccessdisneyland.com/beginners-guide-to-disneyland/

Disabled Travel Guide to Britain

2021 An access guide to Britain for disabled travellers produced by the British Tourist Board. https://www.visitbritainshop.com/world/articles/disabled-travel-guide/

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    

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – TUR4all Accessible Tourism App

TUR4all is an Accessible Tourism App covering Portugal and Spain, with information on accommodation, bars, restaurants, wineries, tourism offices, monuments, museums and cultural centres, beaches, recreational areas, city tours …destinations and experiences. TUR4all is free and available for both Apple and Android devices. https://www.tur4all.es/es/aplicaciones-moviles/app-tur4all

8 Best Mobility-Friendly Holiday Properties By The Sea

Coast magazine’s article about finding accessible holiday accommodation across the UK. It includes details of 8 mobility-friendly properties near the sea. https://www.coastmagazine.co.uk/content/8-best-mobility-friendly-holiday-properties-sea

Hidden London Gems with Good Disabled Access

2019 article from Euan’s Guide highlights five hidden gems of fascinating but less well-known places in London to visit if you like history, culture and museums. Each attraction’s narrative includes a link to a more detailed access review. https://www.euansguide.com/news/hidden-london-gems-with-good-disabled-access/

Accessible No-Fly Holidays from the UK

2020 blog post by Enable Holidays suggesting destinations that may be reached by ferry, rail and/or car: ‘Accessible Non-Fly Holidays from the UK’. https://www.enableholidays.com/accessible-non-fly-holidays-from-the-uk

Orlando Attractions

2020 blog post by Spin The Globe listing Orlando attractions other than Disney: ’10 Wheelchair Accessible Hidden Treasures to Explore Near Orlando’. https://spintheglobe.net/dir/2020/01/19/10-wheelchair-accessible-hidden-treasures-to-explore-near-orlando/

Easter Island Visit

2020 blog post by Wheeled World of their visit to Easter Island entitled: ‘5 days in Rapa Nui, jewel of the Pacific’.  A video accompanies the report. https://www.wheeledworld.org/portfolios/5-jours-a-rapa-nui-joyau-du-pacifique/ Video:  https://www.wheeledworld.org/portfolios/rapa-nui/  

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

Accessible Things To Do – St. Augustine

2019 blog post by Spin The Globe: ‘9 Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida’ contains a video and written article about the coastal city. https://spintheglobe.net/dir/2020/01/07/9-wheelchair-accessible-things-to-do-in-st-augustine-florida/

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/

Rioja Wine Region Visit

2019 Palmuasema (The Palm Station) blog post: ‘Unrestricted Access To The Rioja Wine Region’.  A review of a day trip to the La Rioja region out of San Sebastian, Spain.  The report is in Finnish so please use a translation tool such as Google Translate. http://www.palmuasema.fi/esteettomasti-riojan-viinialueella/

air travel advice

Mixture of old and recent articles on air travel: 2017-01-12 Training to Improve Access to Air Travel for People with Disabilities 2016-12-16 Agreement Reached on Providing Accessible Bathrooms on Single-aisle Aircraft 2016-12-12 Making Air Travel More Accessible for Passengers with Hidden Disabilities – CAA Guidelines 2016-11-07 New Rule Requires US Airlines to Report Wheelchair and…

air travle advice

Disabled World 2015 article Disability Air Travel: Information for Seniors & Disabled https://www.disabled-world.com/travel/airlines/

Overview

2018 Disabled World American Disability Travel: America for Disabled Travelers Disabled World’s reviews of travel destinations and accommodation for persons with disabilities in the united states. https://www.disabled-world.com/travel/usa/

Destinations around the US

32 Vacation Destinations for Individuals with Special Needs http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/06/06/32-vacation-destinations-for-individuals-with-disabilities-or-special-needs/

Around Germany 4

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian wheelchair user) tips for visiting Germany https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/duitsland  

City Map

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

Hawaii

Tripadvisor Hawaii: Hawaii for Travelers with Disabilities https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Travel-g28932-c155411/Hawaii:United-States:Hawaii.For.Travelers.With.Disabilities.html

Big Island

Curb free with cory lee ROLLING AROUND THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII: A WHEELCHAIR USER’S TRAVEL GUIDE http://www.curbfreewithcorylee.com/2015/03/16/hawaii-wheelchair-accessible-vacations/

Around Florida

Resources for Special Needs Travel in Florida https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/florida-events/events-activities-disabled-special-needs.html

Glacier Bay

Scott Rain’s 2006 article: ‘Wheelchair adventure travel and kayaking in Glacier Bay Alaska’. http://www.e-bility.com/articles/access-alaska.php

Newcastle Access Information

Wheelchair Steve: If you have similar needs to me and are visiting Newcastle, it’s conceivable that I may be better equipped to tell you about the accessibility of some places where you could stay, eat out at and go to during your visit than what is available on-line or if you contact the place directly.…

Overview

2018 Disabled World American Disability Travel: America for Disabled Travelers Disabled World’s reviews of travel destinations and accommodation for persons with disabilities in the united states. https://www.disabled-world.com/travel/usa/

Around japan 5

Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview http://wheelchairtraveling.com/wheelchair-travel-guide-to-japan-for-wheelchair-seniors-disabled/  

Isle of Wight Guide

2014 Access magazine’s article: ‘No Passport Required’ gives an overview of wheelchair access on the Isle of Wight. http://www.accessmagazine.co.uk/passport-required/

England’s Tourist Attractions

Tourist and visitor information resource from tourist.me.uk who believe that tourism should be accessible to all and endeavour to include brief accessibility information to give a flavour of what attractions provide in the way of accessibility. http://tourist.me.uk/

Scotland Visitor’s Guide

2016 New Mobility article: ‘Wheelchair-Friendly Scotland Boasts Cool Places, Warm People’. http://www.newmobility.com/2016/08/wheelchair-friendly-scotland/

UK Leisure & Sport

Accessible Countryside for Everyone (ACE) – Promoting accessibility to leisure and sport, signposting family, carer and disability support. http://www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/holidays

Around Spain

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian/Dutch) tips and resources for visiting this country in your wheelchair https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/spanje

Accessible Madrid

Paper li’s accessible travel diary https://paper.li/AccessMadrid/1418211966?edition_id=b1dbd400-2982-11e6-96e8-0cc47a0d1609#/

Taxi and WAV Hire

The Accessible Planet: Travel & Cars section details taxis and WAV hire in various destinations throughout the UK. Holidays & Travel section has various different service providers for holidays, hotels, campsites and cruises with the majority of listings being from the UK but some from other countries. Some sections have no information and not sure…

Accessible Travel Resource

Disabled Holidays Guide – an information resource on accessible holidays in the UK. http://www.disabilityholidaysguide.com/uk-disabled-holidays.aspx

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/

Around Spain 9

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian/Dutch) tips and resources for visiting this country in your wheelchair https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/spanje  

Around Spain 7

(Spanish) El viaje de Carlos wheelchair user doing a complete tour of Spain https://elviajedecarlos.es/

Resources for Slovenia

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian) tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair Slovenia page https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/slovenie

Around Rwanda

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

Around Russia

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian wheelchair user) tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair 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 2017 https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/rusland

Around Europe no wheelchair

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian wheelchair user) tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair 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 201 http://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/algemene-info

Around Portugal

toegankelijkopreis (Belgian) tips for visiting countries around Europe in your wheelchair Portugal page https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/portugal

Frascati

2019 Toegankelijk Op Reis (Belgian/Dutch) Travel report: Frascati with the wheelchair https://toegankelijkopreis.be/content/frascati-met-de-rolstoel  

Accessible Travel Guide Overview

Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview http://wheelchairtraveling.com/wheelchair-travel-guide-to-japan-for-wheelchair-seniors-disabled/

Accessibility page from visitsingapore.com

Accessibility page from visitsingapore.com. Talks about public transport, taxis, accessible buildings and has useful links for further information sources relating to these topics.https://www.visitsingapore.com/travel-guide-tips/getting-around/accessibility/

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