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New Zealand Travel Overview

New Zealand Travel Overview

When planning a trip, explore both the New Zealand North Island and the New Zealand South Island. The North Island is significantly smaller and is home to about 75% of the Kiwi population. The North Island is enriched with volcanic activity and filled cosmopolitan...

South Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

South Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

  The New Zealand South Island is filled with parks and natural beauty.It is far less populated than the New Zealand North Islandwith many outdoor attractions and activities.Several regions make up the South Island andreaching them takes time however you may...

North Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

North Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

  New Zealand is a beautiful country, home to a population of 5 million people and 26.7 million sheep. Travelling with a wheelchair means extra care and time to make it work, but there are still plenty of choices on your New Zealand North Island roadtrip to make...

Breeze Mobility Australia: Equipment Retailer + Rentals

Breeze Mobility Australia: Equipment Retailer + Rentals

Breeze Mobility Australia is an Australian mobility aid retailer. Their product range includes lightweight folding wheelchairs and wheelchair travel accessories from a selection of quality brands, as well as walking aids, commodes, pressure care cushions and more....

New Zealand Adventure Story

New Zealand Adventure Story

 Overwhelmed by New Zealand; the beauty, the grandeur, the force, and its rejuvenation. I am overwhelmed by the souls I connected with and what I have accomplished on this solo journey. I am undeniably different, yet the same. When I go to parks, I never want to...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Melbourne in Victoria, Australia is a wonderfully diverse and green city worth visiting. This travel tips video will help explain what to expect when it comes to wheelchair access, including pubic transportation, taxis and wheeling the city.

New Zealand Accessible Vehicle Rentals

New Zealand Accessible Vehicle Rentals

Freedom Mobility in New Zealand offers over 200 wheelchair accessible vehicles for rent with offices located in Aukland and Queenstown. It is possible to arrange a rental pickup and/or drop-off at different locations for an additional fee.  In addition to...

New Zealand Mobility Rentals Service

New Zealand Mobility Rentals Service

Moving On Mobility Service in Queenstown, New Zealand has equipment for hire or rent for both long-term and short-term use. Items are also available for purchased. Equipment and products include: Bathroom Equipment Crutches and Walkers Wheelchairs Handireachers...

Melbourne, Australia Transport: Getting Around

Melbourne, Australia Transport: Getting Around

Melbourne is the capital city of the state Victoria in Australia. It is the southernmost city on the Australian mainland and has weather most similar to California’s Bay Area when compared to the United States. Like the San Francisco area, it also is one of the few...

Story: New Zealand Revelation

Story: New Zealand Revelation

  “Yep, I’m alive. Check. Not bleeding. Check. Nothing seems to be broken. Check. I’m fine,” I said to myself.  I look to my left and see...

Te Anau, New Zealand: Lakeside Inn

Te Anau, New Zealand: Lakeside Inn

The Radford Inn on the Lake is located in the Southland Region of New Zealand in the town of Te Anau, the Gateway to Fiordland and Milford Sound. This is an ideal place to stay for New Zealand wheelchair travel...

Barwon Heads, Australia (Home-for-Rent)

Barwon Heads, Australia (Home-for-Rent)

It’s most likely your two main priorities when choosing an accessible holiday will be finding the right accommodation and being able to independently explore the area. Accessible Accommodation is a luxury property for rent in the centre of Barwon Heads,...

Bali Beach Wheelchairs for Rent

Bali Beach Wheelchairs for Rent

Taking a vacation or holiday to Bali or some other nearby island? Bali Beach Wheels are sole distributors of this special wheelchair in Indonesia that can take you on the beach and elsewhere. We have a full...

Australia: Public Transportation Access

Australia: Public Transportation Access

Australia has had a national disability act for decades. Commonwealth Government’s Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002). It entitles those with disabilities to the same level of...

Australia Taxis: Wheelchair Access Overview

Australia Taxis: Wheelchair Access Overview

Australia has a long history of providing taxis for those with disabilities. Way back in the 1980’s Australia saw the need and quickly introduced wheelchair access taxis. The early ones were cumbersome converted Ford sedans and were horrible to ride in, and equally...

Sydney, Australia Accessible Transportation Options

Sydney, Australia Accessible Transportation Options

The beautiful state capital of Sydney, Australia offers something for every kind of tourist, whether it be for a thrill seeker or a quiet sightseer. Getting around Sydney, Australia is thankfully quite easy. There are many wheelchair user-friendly options for getting...

Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

On the southeastern coast of Queensland, Australia is the beach city known as the Gold Coast and my home. This coastline of Australia is popular place to live because of the beautiful beaches but it is also a hot spot for tourists and accessible for those with access...

Australia Gold Coast Accessible Transportation Options

Australia Gold Coast Accessible Transportation Options

The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations and is world famous for its beaches and beautiful weather. It is a small city and is pretty easy to get around. Whichever way you travel, the Gold Coast is a safe and relaxing place to be. There is...

Accessible Hotels in NSW Australia

Accessible Hotels in NSW Australia

New South Wales offers the savvy traveller easy access to breath-taking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities. Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, outdoors lifestyle, and natural beauty. Or escape the crowds and venture further north...

Australia Gold Coast Accessible Home for Rent

Australia Gold Coast Accessible Home for Rent

Australia is one of the most wonderful places in the world to visit and the Gold Coast in sunny Queensland is a popular holiday destination with many accessible attractions available along with one of the most accessible holiday homes in Australia. Award winning...

Sydney, Australia Local Tips on the Best Accessible Attractions

Sydney, Australia Local Tips on the Best Accessible Attractions

I should probably declare from the outset that I am biased because Sydney is my home town and I love it!  I have travelled the world, both as a child of parents who embraced travelling and as a travel consultant.  When I travel there is always one sight that...

New Zealand Wheelchair Travel Tips

New Zealand Wheelchair Travel Tips

When you arrive in New Zealand, the airports provide ground staff to assist with boarding and disembarking. Air bridges at the major terminals (both domestic and international) provide level access but at smaller airports fork lifts are used to assist wheelchair...

Travel New Zealand by Wheelchair

Travel New Zealand by Wheelchair

New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation and relaxation as well as a playground for thrill seekers and adventurers. New Zealand society is laid-back, diverse, sophisticated, and...

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

Travelling the world is a must-do for people of all ages, abilities and background, and usually the restricting factors are time and money, but if you are born with a disability or have an accident and are required to use a wheelchair all the time or from time to time...

A Look @ Tasmania for Wheelchair Travelers

A Look @ Tasmania for Wheelchair Travelers

With its distinction as the world’s most rugged island, Tasmania is not exactly the place you would put first on the list of accessible travel destinations. Handicapped travellers of the world might shy away from Australia’s southernmost region, mainly because of...

Vision Impaired Biking Tour in New Zealand

Vision Impaired Biking Tour in New Zealand

Aoteaoroa / New Zealand was the chosen location for a tandem biking adventure for a group of three blind and vision impaired friends.  And what an adventure it was too. Covering over 300 km from the South Island’s Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean over a...

Flying with a Wheelchair

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