Travel Tips

When traveling for the first time or to a new destination in general you may have all kinds of logistical questions. Whether you use a manual or power wheelchair get tips on reserving an accessible hotel room, find out what you need to know about flying on an airplane, and how to be your own advocate when booking an cruise, the best ways to pack for solo wheelchair travel, what to bring and so much more… Please email us to share your tips.

New York City on a Budget

Manhattan can be a very expensive place to visit, but there are ways to dramatically reduce the cost and still have a great time. Lodging Even less expensive hotels can break a lot of budgets.  After determining that a hotel stay would use up the majority of ours, we...

read more

Taking a Cruise: 6 Myths on Travel & Access

For some people, a cruise is the trip of lifetime, a celebration, a repeat occurrence, or perhaps the best and only way to travel, but not a utopia of wheelchair accessible travel. Cruise travel representatives will always say that cruising is wheelchair accessible,...

read more

Air Travel and Airports Tips

When traveling in a wheelchair, ideally it is most convenient to be dropped off at an airport by someone or an airport shuttle service such as Super Shuttle (equipped with lifts) but this is not always possible. If so, then the next best option may be to take some...

read more

How to Rate Trails for Wheelchair Accessibility

Taking on any trail with a 5% slope and higher depends a lot on how well your wheelchair is built, how experience you are on hills, and what makeup of the trail surface is.  I also recommend that you wear a seat belt when taking on any dirt trail. Several times my...

read more

Finding or Hiring a Travel Companion or Caregiver

I enjoy traveling solo, but sometimes I want or need someone to travel with me depending on where I am going and what I am doing. There is an indisputable need for travel companions and caregivers that can assist in various way, especially in the wheelchair community....

read more

ABA Law Overview: Outdoor Recreation Access

The USA ABA, Architectural Barriers Act, was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968 and focuses on the the accessibility of buildings and facilities--removing barriers to create more access for those who are physically challenged. The ABA governs that...

read more

RV Traveling in a Wheelchair

An accessible RV can open a whole new world of travel and adventure for people with mobility problems. RV traveling has many advantages including an always available, clean, accessible bathroom; a comfortable bed for middle of the day breaks; the opportunity to...

read more

Tips for Preparing a Europe Trip with a Child in a Chair

When we found out, about six months ago, that we were lucky enough to take this trip to Europe we knew that we had to start planning right away; Tyler uses a manual wheelchair. Our itinerary included France, Italy, Czech Republic, and Germany. Research was our first...

read more

Newsletter Signup

error: Content is protected !!

Pin It on Pinterest