Vacations are treasured by most of us, and yet the groans when it comes to planning for them are universal. If you are disabled the typical difficulties (flight time, cruise type, package deals, time of year, luggage regulations, etc.) are the tip of the ice berg. You need to worry about handicap access when you are boarding and when you arrive, what sort of facilities are offered and if they can accommodate your particular disability…and the list goes on.
It may sound discouraging, but don’t give up! There are actually a broad variety of vacation types that are geared specifically for the disabled. Cruise packages from Disney Magic to Holland America offer accommodations for just about any type of disability. We have listed a handful of useful sits to start your travel planning on. Good luck and enjoy the sunshine!
Able-Travel: Provides a list of disability-friendly accommodations around the world.
Cruise Critic: Lists top cruises for those with disabilities.
Cruising Talk: A forum to discuss and ask questions regarding the ins and outs of cruising.
Access-Able: Site with a variety of links for disabled travelers.
Disabled Travelers: Lots of good tips and resources for disabled travelers.
Flying with Disabilities: How to make your trip as pleasant as possible!