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5 of the most accessible travel destinations

When it comes to travelling, there are a number of challenges facing those with disabilities. Most travellers only worry about getting a decent hotel or finding a nice place to eat. Disabled people must also worry about facing stairways, narrow doors, accessible bathrooms and transportation.

 

The DLF have a wide range of high quality fact sheets on subjects ranging from buying a wheelchair to making a complaint. All their factsheets are in PDF (portable document format) and will require Adobe Reader or similar software to read them.

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Disability Hacker is a great resource for useful ideas on solving the problems she encountered.

Here's a quote from Ceri the site creator:

 

The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) toolkit is designed to provide information to individuals and organisations that support Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants. It equips them to offer up-to-date advice on PIP.

 

The Employment and Support Allowance claimant journey is a page on the DWP website aimed at advisers and intermediaries that contains information ranging from an introduction to ESA and the ESA50 form to the legislation.

Tourism for All UK (TfA) provides information to disabled or older people on accessible accommodation and other tourism services in the UK and at selected overseas destinations.

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World in a wheelchair is a resource for wheelchair users wanting to travel that includes basic travel advice and reviews. The information website is written by wheelchair users.

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Brighton an Hove council have created a journey planner using Google Maps that allows you to plan journeys by car, public transport, walking or cycling. For wheelchair users the choosing the cycling option and with the flattest route will gives you reasonable route.

 

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a UK benefit that is intended to help with the extra cost of being disabled. This resource is a link to the UK Govenment website that describes what DLA is the process of applying and the different rates paid.

 

Disability Rights UK is an organisation with aim to be the largest user led pan disability organisation. Their website has a links to a wide range of useful information on everything from social care to employment.

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