Travel Consultant for People with Disabilities
SO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL
·Get copies of all prescriptions from your physician in case it is necessary for refills.
·Carry enough prescription medication to last you longer than your planned journey.Always carry your prescriptions in their original bottles as some countries will want proof of your need for medication.
·Have your physician’s and pharmacist’s telephone number in case an emergency arises.
Inform a destination you have chosen, whether a hotel, motel or resort, the nature of your disability and ask if they have a roll-in shower if needed.
You should also inform a destination the nature of your disability and ask what services are supplied.
If you have the need of a service animal, you should consult the form of transportation you have selected as to what are the rules and regulations when traveling with such an animal.The American With Disabilities Act of 1990 states that suppliers must allow a service animal to accompany a passenger providing that the passenger proves the need of a service animal.
If you have need of a hearing aid, you should carry extra batteries.
·Purchasing medical and cancellation insurance.If you are traveling outside the USA, older citizens should be aware that Medicare and many private insurance companies, such as Blue Cross, will not pay for any medical treatment or bills if such services are needed by the traveler.
·The need to travel with a companion.Some forms of transportation will allow a companion accompanying a person with a disability to travel free or at a reduced rate.Check with the form of transportation you have selected as to what is their policy regarding a traveling companion.
·The use of credit cards.
Allen Becker is a Missouri travel agent who is able to make travel arrangements for persons with disabilities.Allen will investigate all forms of transportation and accommodations to see if they have services that meets your disability.
Slow walkers and wheelchair users who want to visit the West will be interested in accessible tours provided by Access Tours which has been masking places for accessible impaired travelers since 1989.
Access Aloha Travel can arrange both group and individual travel for all physical limitations.Access Aloha Travel can arrange for special discounts for persons traveling to Hawaii.
Access Travel, Inc.
5405 Storm Drift
Columbia, Maryland 21045
Access Travel, Inc. provides information for persons who have a mobility problem.They know that many questions must be asked and answered by both travelers and suppliers prior to any trip. This is the only way to insure a smooth, easy, barrier free vacation for you.
Fax……….1-610 521- 6959
Since 1985, Accessible Journeys has been designing accessible holidays and escorting groups on accessible vacations exclusively for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends.Accessible Journeys is qualified to serve your accessibility needs in worldwide travel.In addition to offices in Europe, Accessible Journeys staff has traveled extensively in Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East; researching destinations, inspecting hotels and accessing attractions.
Alaska Welcomes You offers all sorts of accessible tours from 1-1/2 tours of Anchorage to 8 hour tours of Seward to rafting on the Kenai Peninsula to multi-day guided sightseeing.They are also willing to help you plan individual tours.
Mark Jackson, agency owner and partially disabled, offers all travel services to customers, but excels in designing vacations on all Cruise Lines, trips to Hawaii, Mexico and Caribbean.
Largo, Florida 33770
For Information Outside USA & Canada…1-727-518-7311
The Dialysis Traveler and Dialysis At Sea Cruise is the largest provider of dialysis services aboard cruise ships in the world.Since 1977, they have helped thousands of individuals on dialysis and their families experience the pleasure of cruising and the joy of making their dream vacation. Theybelieve the reason for our success is simple.. “We care about you and want to help you and your family enjoy life in safety and comfort”.
Eco-Adventure specializes in travel to East Africa, China and Costa Rica.Eco-Adventure now offers several programs that are especially suited to people with disabilities and mature adults. They have the equipment and the personnel in place and are ready to go.
Enchanted Travel Tours is being built by and for physically challenged individuals.We know disability does not mean inability.Their ultimate goal is to provide physically challenged individuals the chance to participate in life-enhancing activities that might not otherwise be available to them.
Dedicated to meeting the special needs of disabled and mature travelers.The goal is to research client’s vacation choices and provide them with the necessary information to make a trip enjoyable and rewarding.
Owatonna Minnesota 55060
Flying Wheels Travel, founded in 1970, are experts at arranging special needs travel.Tours are planned with the disabled traveler in mind.The specialized facilities that we provide are geared towards individuals rather than volume of customers.We want you to know that your able-bodied relatives and friends are always welcome on any of our tours.
Medical Travel is a specialty travel agency exclusively for the special needs traveler, their families and their friends.What Medical Travel provides
·Accessible Cruises on all major cruise lines.
·All our groups are hosted by medical professionals
·Trip planning and cruises for dialysis patients
·Free wheelchair transportation world wide when we handle your full travel reservations.
·We make available licensed travel companions.
·We make oxygen service available.
·We make accessible travel reservations for cruises, airlines, hotels, auto and van rentals, Amtrak and Rail Europe.
·Your dream vacations with your input after we do an analysis of all your travel needs.
Provides trip planning for travelers with disabilities for almost 20 years.Nautilus Tours & Cruises specializes in travel arrangements for persons with physical disabilities, their families and friends.We work through a full service agency and can handle air and train reservations, hotels, rental cars, tours and cruises, both domestically and internationally.We also develop and escort tours and cruises.
We provide unique and exciting travel opportunities that are both exciting and accessible.We offer Accessible Tours Trip Planning, Cruises and Special Events.Our tours are specially designed by and physically challenged travelers.All you needs will be taken care of and thought out in advance allowing you to enjoy what traveling should be a vacation.Destinations to consider are Australia, Alaska and British Isles.
Rollaround Travel is a business dedicated to the needs of disabled and any mobility challenged travelers.Having offices in both the USA and the UK, we are ideally located to provide local support for citizens of the USA and the EU.Rollaround Travel USA offers a very personal and confidential service. Whatever your needs, call us, because if you can travel, we can take you!Use our executive team and our extensive international network of professional specialist’s operators to gain access to:
·Exclusive escorted tours for a very special travel experience.
·Personal itinerary planning.
·Accessible accommodation reservation service.
·Adapted and accessible vehicle rental.
·Tours for Dialysis patients to Britain, Ireland and Italy.
·Tours for Oxygen dependent clients.
We provide tours for the developmentally disabled.Our vacations are especially designed for the developmentally disabled persons and are escorted by experienced Sundial staff.Our purpose is to encourage handicapped travelers and to ease their way. All vacation arrangements are made by our qualified travel consultants in cooperation with the airlines, hotels, and other companies.
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania19027-2339
The Guided Tour is a special program that offers opportunities for personal growth, recreation and socialization through travel for men and women with developmental and physical challenges. The travelers come from all over the United States who want to experience the same joys of travel that the non-challenged community experiences.
Travel Discoveries, Inc.
11948 Preswick Lane
PO Box 1428
Mukilteo (Seattle Area), Washington 98275
They are experienced in planning travel for persons who are visually impaired.Each year they offer both domestic and international integrated tours.
Travel Outlet, Inc.
We are an agency that specializes in travel arrangements for travelers with physical disabilities, their relatives and friends and anyone desiring slower-paced travel.Travel Outlet’s primary concerns are quality and personal service when booking your tours.
Looking for a guided tour?Our domestic and international guided tours for slow walkers and mobility impaired is just what the turtle ordered.
Undiscovered Britain specializes in the disabled and/or mature traveler who prefers a slower-paced tour.Undiscovered Britain can provide information for:
·Vehicle rentals with wheelchair lifts and/or hand controls.
·Airport and cruise ship transfers in an accessible van.
·Day tours both in the city and out in the countryside.
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PO Box 7151
Chesterfield MO 63006-7151