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Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users
Travel Tools / Destinations / Accessible Travel / Europe / France & Belgium

Accessible France: Travel Tips For Wheelchair Users

Though France presents certain challenges with accessible travel, correspondent Emma Verrill argues that the “je ne sais quoi” of French life outweighs any potential frustration. Her tips aim to make… Read More…

TSA Says It Acted Appropriately In Demanding Removal Of Terminally Ill 95-Year-Old’s Adult Diaper
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Senior Travel / Accessible Travel

TSA Says It Acted Appropriately In Demanding Removal Of Terminally Ill 95-Year-Old’s Adult Diaper

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now disputing claims that its agents asked a 95-year-old woman to remove her adult diaper after the story sparked national outrage. The TSA has… Read More…

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Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / British Isles

Wheelchair-Accessible Lodgings in London: 7 Accessible London Hotels

With all the taxis, buses, and major attractions in London being wheelchair-friendly, one would think it’s the perfect vacation for accessible travel. However, less than 2 percent of London’s hotel… Read More…

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Park City Skiing And Ski-Friendly Restaurants
Travel News / Accessible Travel / USA / West / Winter Sports

Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Park City Skiing And Ski-Friendly Restaurants

    Ever wondered what it’s like to land a dream job? Well, these two adventurers got to live it. As the winners of Canyons Ultimate Mountain Gig, adventure traveler… Read More…

Delta Lost My Grandma
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Senior Travel / Accessible Travel

Delta Lost My Grandma

Despite TSA and Delta Air Lines security measures, an incorrect boarding pass sent an 80-year-old grandmother 226 miles away from her intended destination on Sunday. Nefissa Yesuf was slated to… Read More…

Travel Tips / Accessible Travel / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Adaptive Winter Sports Resources

Winter sports don’t have to be off limits to those with mobility issues. In fact, there are more opportunities than ever to participate in adaptive sports. The key is tracking… Read More…

London Olympics 2012 Travel: Tickets, Accommodations, Transportation, Resources
Travel News / Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / British Isles / Olympics

London Olympics 2012 Travel: Tickets, Accommodations, Transportation, Resources

Traveling to the Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To ensure you have a gold medal time, start planning your trip now. Dena Braun-Rochwerger, The Fit Globetrotter, rounds up everything you… Read More…

Delta Airlines Slapped With Record Fines Over Treatment Of Disabled Passengers
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Accessible Travel

Delta Airlines Slapped With Record Fines Over Treatment Of Disabled Passengers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) slapped down a hefty $2 million penalty on Delta Air Lines on Thursday for failing to meet federal rules concerning passengers with disabilities. The… Read More…

Wheelchair-Accessible Gulf Coast Travel
Hotels & Accommodations / Accessible Travel / Beach Vacations / South

Wheelchair-Accessible Gulf Coast Travel

The Gulf Coast is a favorite destination for families, but finding a wheelchair-accessible beach retreat can be a challenge. Barbara & Jim Twardowski, RN, share their tips on finding accessible accommodations… Read More…

Traveling With Medications And Medical Devices
Travel News / Travel Safety / Accessible Travel / Health & Fitness

Traveling With Medications And Medical Devices

Are you confused by TSA rules and regulations? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Whether you’re traveling with medications or other medical devices, Kate Kuhlman explains how to get through security… Read More…

Radio Guests – Mammoth Lakes, California – Jan. 15, 2011
Travel News / Radio Show / Accessible Travel / California / Winter Sports

Radio Guests – Mammoth Lakes, California – Jan. 15, 2011

Baby, it’s cold outside … so find out what travelers should do when their flights are threatened by a blizzard. Peter interviews Road Concierge President Lisa Morris to find out… Read More…

Traveling Abroad For Wheelchair Users
Travel News / Cruise Travel / Accessible Travel

Traveling Abroad For Wheelchair Users

If you dream of seeing foreign countries, but hesitate because you use a wheelchair—don’t.   Barbara Twardowski, a wheelchair user, and her husband Jim, a registered nurse, share their tips… Read More…

Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Accessible Travel

Travel Tip: Wheelchair Users & Airlines

You may have heard about the case in which a prominent disabled traveler in a wheelchair was removed from a flight. If you have accessibility issues, what are your rights… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations / Car Travel / Accessible Travel

Accessible Travel: The Basics Of Wheelchair Travel

No matter how well you plan, traveling in a wheelchair includes surprises and unexpected obstacles. From narrow hotel doorways to subway stations with broken elevators, every trip requires patience and flexibility. Barbara… Read More…

Travel News / Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports / Accessible Travel / Hiking & Biking

Travel Tip: Rating The Difficulty Level Of Tours & Treks

Travel Tip: Rating The Difficulty Level Of Tours & Treks When you’re booking a tour or trek, it helps to be aware of the physical difficulty level so you’re not… Read More…

Travel News / Travel Tips / Accessible Travel

Travel Tip: Wheelchair Accessible Rides

Travel Tip: Wheelchair Accessible Rides Being in a wheelchair doesn’t mean you have to forgo visiting big cities. While public transit in these places might be difficult to maneuver, there… Read More…

Travel Tips / Accessible Travel

Travel Tip: A Disability Rights Milestone & Accessible Travel Resources

Travel Tip: A Disability Rights Milestone & Accessible Travel Resources This year, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. But it doesn’t stop there—there are an… Read More…

Accessible Travel

Active & Accessible Outdoor Adventures

If you’re dealing with mobility issues, that doesn’t mean you have to limit your outdoor adventures this summer. Check out the accessible outdoors…

Birding South Africa: “Soft” Adventure Travel & Safaris in South Africa
Adventure Travel & Sports / Senior Travel / Accessible Travel / Africa / Hiking & Biking / Stories & Personal Journals

Birding South Africa: “Soft” Adventure Travel & Safaris in South Africa

While traveling through South Africa, veteran traveler Lynn Langway had no desire to bounce up and down Victoria Falls at the end of a bungee cord, or dangle like a… Read More…