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United States

Access Aloha specializes in disability travel for Hawaii.

Access Tours provides package vacation tours in the American West, including National Parks and other special areas, for people with physical disabilities, especially slow walkers and scooter or wheelchair users.

Accessible Journeys has accessible lifestyle vacations for slow walkers wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends.

Best Bets Travel caters to travelers with disabilities and offers travel planning for wheelchair accessible cruises, services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, slow walking tours, accessible Disney World area villas as well as accessible tours.

Connie George Travel Associates specializes in resort packages, tour and cruise vacation planning for wheelchair users, slow walkers, deaf and non-disabled travelers.

Dialysis at Sea is the largest provider of dialysis services aboard cruise ships in the world. Each cruise is accompanied by a board eligible/certified nephrologist and one or more dialysis nurses, depending on the number of dialysis cruise patients. They offer cruises to Alaska, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, Hawaii, and specialty cruises to other part of the world. blind women shopping

Easy Access Travel works to meet the special needs of disabled and mature travelers. They research clients’ vacation choices and plan each person’s trip on an individual basis to make their trip enjoyable and rewarding by trying to eliminate “surprises.” They specialize in cruise vacations and packaged land tours to accessible destinations by doing “hands-on” research: taking cruises, doing new ship inspections, visiting hotels and tourist spots in various cities and countries and gathering information from people they know and trust.

Flying Wheels Travel has specialized in disability travel since 1970. The are one of the premiere agencies in this field receiving the Conde Nast award for top travel specialist for travelers with disabilities in 2004,2005, and 2006.

Globe Trotter Club is a travel agency created by professionals whose dedication and passion have been used to offer outstanding tourism packages and services designed for the physically challenged travelers, their families and friends making all areas of the world accessible to them.

Gone Tomorrow Travel takes the hassle out of planning vacations for persons with disabilities for cruise lines, tours, or hotels, and also make arrangements for medical equipment rentals such as motorized scooters, manual wheelchairs, oxygen, etc.

The Guided Tour was the first professionally supervised travel and vacation program in the United States for persons with developmental and physical challenges. They have been in business for over 35 years providing tours for persons with developmental challenges ages 17 and up.

Kerstin's Travel specializes in tour packages for the deaf. Clients enjoy ocean and river cruises in the U.S., the Caribbean, Europe or Asia. Most of the cruises are conducted in groups. However, individual and customized tour and cruise packages are offered as well as wedding and honeymoon packages.

Lucky Mindy Adventures offers assisted tours for adults with disabilities to a large number of destinations in the U.S. They also provide custom tours as well. Mindy has over 14 years of experience working in the disability/direct care field, and over 11 years of experience with disability travel.

Nautilus Tours and Cruises are a full-service travel agency specializing in disability travel in the U.S. and internationally. The company started in 1988, Joan Diamond and Jill Bellows are real experts in disability travel.

People and Places is an organization providing year-round, small group travel, vacation, and respite opportunities for persons with cognitive and developmental disabilities.child with downs syndrome

Suntastic Tours specializes in accessible travel and personal VIP concierge services to create quality vacation experiences for Central Florida including Walt Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, and all of the area attractions.

Sprout is based in New York City and provides tours and custom trips for people with developmental disabilities.

Trips, Inc. provides travel outings to adults of various abilities, and the trips are designed for people with developmental disabilities and special needs who require staff assistance for a safe and enjoyable vacation. The foundation of Trips Inc. Special Adventures is special education, and they have over 20 years experience in special needs travel

Trips Unlimited/Alternative Leisure is an organization providing recreation and travel for seniors and people with disabilities. They offer tours within the US, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.

Undiscovered Britain caters to travelers with disabilities who long to experience the off-the-beaten-track treasures of the “real” Britain and Ireland. Founder, Ann Litt specializes in customized and inclusive itinerary planning from airlines, accommodations, transportation, tours and private guides, and special events.

Ventures Travel provides opportunities for older teens and adults to travel to popular destinations across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For 25 years they have specialized in supervised travel vacations for persons with disabilities. Trips are offered year-round and include a full range of leisure and recreational experiences.

World on Wheelz arranges and books accessible trips specifically for wheelchair users, slow walkers, seniors with special needs, and all people that face mobility challenges. Whether one's passion is cruising, an African safari, or destinations in Europe, Egypt, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Costa Rica, the Caribbean, the United States or Canada, they can make accessible arrangements to suit one's special needs.


Accessible Adventure Travels has accessible African safaris and worldwide adventure travel advice for wheelchair users and physically disabled people.

Endeavour Safaris offers accessible travel in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia for people with mobility, visual and hearing impairments as well as oxygen-users and those requiring kidney dialysis.

Epic Enabled specialize in accessible travel in Southern Africa, including the famous Krueger National Park, Johannesburg, Cape Town & Durban in South Africa and can also offer tours to Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe/Zambia and the rest of Africa.woman in wheelchair with cheetah cub

Flamingo Tours provides personalized, tailored accessible trips around Capetown andSouthAfrica based on the client's specific needs, interests, and budget. Co-owner, Pam Taylor, is a registered nurse. Here is my friend, Sharon Myers, with Pam getting up close and personal with a cheetah cub. (Photo courtesy of Flamingo Tours).

Go Africa Safaris and Travel creates individual itineraries for safaris in Kenya and Tanzania for persons with disabilities.

Titch Tours offers tours to Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa for travelers with mobility and visual disabilities.

Wild at Heart is division of Zulu Safaris that specializes in tours for travelers with disabilities for South Africa.


Baan Khun Daeng provides accessible holidays in northern Thailand.

Discover Asia Travel offers a 4 day tour of Bangkok on a wheelchair-accessible bus.

Wheelchair Tours of Thailand designing accessible holidays and escorting groups on accessible vacations exclusively for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers offered by a native agency owner who is a wheelchair user.

Australia and New Zealand

Accessible Kiwi Tours is a full-service travel agency started in 1991 providing tours meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and seniors.

Take a Break caters to people with mobility restrictions.

Wheel Chair Tours Australia has accessible tours of Perth, including Aboriginal culture.

Central America

Go with Wheelchairs offers accessible tours of Costa Rica.


Access Tourisme Service is a disabled owned and operated travel agency that provides a wide range of accessible services. They provide adapted vehicle rentals, accessible hotel rooms, travel companions and medical equipment, as well as personalized expeditions to Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, Provence, and the French Riviera.

Access Travel is an agency located in the United Kingdom specializing in disability holidays to destinations around the world.

Accessible Barcelona will arrange for accommodations, transportation, and offers a variety of equipment such as electric scooters, and manual or electric wheelchairs.

Accessible Europe is a pool of European travel agents expert in accessible tourism services for people with special needs: people with disability, slow walkers, aged people, family parties and all the tourists needing special care.

Accessible Greece is a travel agency specializing in wheelchair accessible travel around Greece. They offer leisure packages and cruise packages among the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea for individuals and groups.

Accessible Italy is an all-inclusive agency offering tours through out Italy since 1995, including tours for persons with visual disabilities. They even have a department for organizing accessible weddings in Florence, Rome or Venice.

Accessible Italy is the first travel agency in Italy to specialize in disability travel and provides tours of Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Venice, and Milan in their own vans with wheelchair lifts.

Accessible Portugal offers a variety of tours including theme tours, adventure tours such as hot air ballooning, tandem sky diving, as well as renting electric scooters, manual wheelchairs, walkers, lifts, and accessible transportation.

Accessible Prague offers complete service from local experts. This consists of carefully selected accommodation, transfers in vans adapted for wheelchair users, equipment hire, and personal assistance.sit skiing

Can Be Done Holidays has been offering a wide range of holidays since 1985, but specialize in wheelchair accessible holidays to over 30 countries and many more destinations.

Celtic Castles have found a few gems that allow guests with disabilities to enjoy the experience of a castle stay in Scotland, Ireland, England, France, and Wales.

Christianakis Travel is a Greek tour operating company specializing in itineraries for persons with disabilities. They provide transportation, hotel booking and guides to escort you around historic sites and attractions in Greece.

Disabled Accessible Travel specializes in Mediterranean travel, especially Spain. They offer accessible transportation for Barcelona, cruise ship shore excursions for Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Malta, and the Canary Islands.

Disability Travel operates in the United Kingdom and offers accessible tours throughout Europe, Africa, and Florida.

I Need a Vacation Too is a travel agency specializing in accessible travel and tours in Brittany France. They have 6, disability-friendly apartments located in a renovated cotton mills and offer a variety of services including personal aides, accessible transportation, and equipment rental.

Paris On Wheels offers walking tours, excursions, guide/attendant service, travel consultation, and transportation for wheelchair-using visitors.

Sea Puffers Pulmonary Cruises are cruises escorted by Respiratory Therapists. Cruises may take you to the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Panama Canal, Pacific Coast and Hawaii. Land tours may include the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas, a Northwest train excursion, Florida, and city tours.

Vitalise is a national UK charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for people with disabilities at 5 accessible centers around the country. They also specialize in providing group holidays for adults with a visual disability and for sighted guides.

Wheelchair Travel Hungary provide group and individual tours. They have personally visited hotels, thermal baths and other places to visit to choose out the ones that suit the international standards and requirements of accessibility.

Wheeling Around the Algarve has a variety of options for travelers with disabilities including booking day trips and guided tours in Portugal. They have accessible villas and apartments, car or van rentals, plus electric scooter, manual wheelchair, hand bike rentals. They also offer access to a variety of adaptive sports.

Latin America and Mexico

Accessible Tourism in Argentina offers customized itineraries, adapted accommodation, tours and transfers.

Accessible Mexico is an agency specializing in Puerta Vallarta. They offer tours, accommodations, ground transportation, and other services.

Middle East

Egypt for All s a specialized travel program for people with disabilities. Our services cover any individual with special needs, elderly, slaw-walkers and small groups that require private & special care.

Israel4All provides customized travel and for groups and individuals with special needs. They arrange all types of special equipment during your visit. This includes power wheelchairs, electric scooters, oxygen, and much more, as well as accessible accommodations. Owner, Eli Me'iri, has been promoting accessible travel in Israel since 1997. He is licensed travel agent and tour guide who has worked as a social worker in coordination of case management and was an executive director in rehabilitation centers specializing with people with mobility, sensory, and emotional disabilities.

SmarTrip offers two accessible tours to Israel,10 day and 7 day trips for eight or more persons in a group. These tours are in addition to their specialized tours for teenagers, children, business and team-building, and themed tours for sports, culinary, wine, and pilgrimages.

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