Accessible International Travel

These accessible travel suggestions are part of the 2012 Get Out & Enjoy Life program that is a joint educational initiative between UroMed’s motivational program – Life After Spinal Cord Injury, and SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine, published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.  For more details on the Get Out & Enjoy Life event, please see:  http://pvamag.com/sns/article/4772/get_out_enjoy_life_2012

Accessible Journeys

“Our accessible lifestyle vacations harmonize our clients’ abilities with the resources needed for slow walkers and wheelchair travelers to visit the living classrooms of culture and history around the world.
Our wheelchair accessible group vacations and cruises welcome families, single travelers, and their friends. As a private alternative we also create custom accessible vacations for travelers who want their own vacation at their own pace.

With 27 years of experience making dreams come true for travelers with wheels, we know wheelchair accessible travel firsthand. Enjoy your next accessible vacation with no surprises – the way you imagined it should be.”

Website: http://www.accessiblejourneys.com/
Phone: 800-846-4537
Email: sales@disabilitytravel.com

 

Access 2 Africa Safaris

Safaris and tours for all travelers including families with children, individuals, groups and honeymooners. We specialize in wheelchair friendly and accessible tours, safaris and travel for the disabled, handicapped and mobility impaired including deaf (hearing impaired) and blind (visually impaired) guests.

We cater for the mobility impaired and able bodied traveler.

You will be able to relax and know that you will be given our personalised attention which is born of our own experiences and excellent understanding of the needs of mobility impaired.  We also have personally experienced the various venues and we will ensure that your tour is to the most suitable, responsible and safe venues and also those that have optimal interest and excitement.  All venues are especially selected for their suitability.  Most of all however, we know that all mobility impaired persons are very special people and it will be our pleasure to host you and ensure that your visit to South Africa is a amazing and never to be forgotten experience!”

Website: http://www.access2africasafaris.co.za/index.html
Email: info@access2africasafaris.co.za

 

Fully Accessible Barbados

The Fully Accessible Barbados ‘FAB’ programme is an initiative of the Barbados Council for the Disabled. This programme recognises the importance of accessibility in order to achieve the truly inclusive society which is part of our vision. FAB enlisted the support of a number of key stake holders. These include representatives from tourism, education and other service related sectors.

Website: http://fullyaccessiblebarbados.com/

 

Ability Adventures New Zealand

“Ability Adventures has evolved out of a dream – to see people with special needs, those with a disability, blindness or vision impairment, and seniors (older people), have the same opportunities as others for exploration, adventure and discovery through travel.

At Ability Adventures we are passionate about providing disabled and older people with opportunities for exploration, adventure and discovery through travel. We would love to share our beautiful country with you. New Zealand, with its spectacular scenery, diverse natural environment and unique cultural identity provides the ideal destination from which to choose a boundless range of holiday experiences. We specialise in customizing our itineraries and services to your requirements, each trip being a meticulously researched and organized journey of discovery.”

Website: http://www.abilityadventures.co.nz/
Email: info@abilityadventures.co.nz

 

Thank you to our sponsors:
This project was supported by a variety of sponsors that we’d like to thank, including:

 

 

About the Author: Lindsey Beacham, from Atlanta, serves as Marketing Coordinator for UroMed. She graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Criminology and from Georgia State University with a B.B.A in Marketing. When she’s not busy with marketing or studying for additional degrees, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

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One Response to Accessible International Travel

  1. Karen McCoy says:

    Cheers to you for this wonderful travel service. I truly thought my days of travelling were over, and I was stuck in my house forever. Then I learned about you! Money is an issue, and was wondering about any financial aid is available?

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