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TRAVEL RESOURCES

Airline Reservations

Cheapflights.com searches for the best travel deals in air fares and lets you compare prices for airline tickets. They also have a nice section of travel planning tips for travelers with disabilities.

Dialysis Information

Global Dialysis provides a listing of world-wide and US dialysis providers that give detailed information as to location and types of services at that clinic.

Hotel Reservation Services

Hotels Combined is a free service to search all the best travel sites such as Expedia.com, Hotels.com, and Travelocity all at once and find the lowest price. You also have access to verified reviews from trusted sources, and you can buy directly from the hotels or your favorite travel sites.

Luggage Services

The Luggage Club will pick up your luggage, wheelchair or any other items from your home, office or any other location and deliver them to your destination.

Oxygen Sources

Advanced Aeromedical coordinates medical oxygen and mobility products for traveling patients, worldwide.

Travel O2 provides oxygen sources around the world.

Transportation

Advanced Aeromedical offers both Basic & Advanced Life Support Critical Care Medical Air Transport Worldwide through our network of proven providers.

Flying Guide for Disabled Travelers has some excellent tips for air travel on how to communicate with the airlines, selecting the right flight, trip preparation, and a nice list of links for more information. Thanks to Jennifer L. for send this suggestion to us. Jennifer partipated in a project for teens at the Goodwin Community Center to find resources for persons with disabilities on the Internet.

Handicapped Travel Club encourages people with disabilities to travel and to share information on making recreational vehicles accessible. man using an assistance horse

Haseltine Flyer is a protective wheelchair container for air travel.

MedjetAssist is an annual membership organization. If members are ever hospitalized more than 150 miles away from home anywhere in the world, MedjetAssist will send a medically equipped and staffed aircraft to pick them up and fly them to the hospital of their choice — at no additional charge.

Mobility Air Transport is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing air travel for people who use wheelchairs, but cannot or do not fly on commercial airlines. Our fares will be priced comparable to standard airline coach fares.

National Patient Travel Center facilitates patient access to appropriate charitable medical air transportation resources in the United States. They also develop, administer and consolidate airline patient ticket programs and operate various Special-Lift and Child-Lift programs on behalf of special disease organizations and/or clinical research centers in the United States.

Rail Pass gives information and links to the accessibility features for Eurail and BritRail trains, plus trains in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Vega Transportation provides accessible transportation to and from New York City to three airports: La Guardia, JFK, and Newark. Their vehicles are customized with wheel chair lifts, high top roofs and doors, special suspension, front and rear air conditioning, and wheel chair locks. They also have 3 fully accessible guided tours in Manhattan followed by lunch or dinner at a fully accessible restaurant. Their drivers or guides speak Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Norwegian, Danish and Czech.

Wheelchair Travel solves the private transport needs of people with disabilities, either residents or visiting the UK from overseas. They have adapted vehicles for self-drive rental to either carry or be driven by a disabled person. Full services including chauffeur and guide may also be provided if required.

Vacation Home Exchange

The Independent Living Institute has a list of accessible homes for swap or rent around the world.

Vehicle Rental

Wheelchair Getaways has US daily, weekly, or monthly van rentals nationwide; pick-up and delivery services; and used vans for sale.

Wheelers is wheelchair accessible van rental service which is readily available at every major airport and metropolitan city within the United States at 350 locations.

Wheelchair and Scooter Rental

Scootaround has over 500 locations across North America to arrange for scooter or wheelchair rentals with delivery and pickup right to your door.

Amigo Mobility International ships rental scooters to your home, hotel, or the location of your choice. Rental products are shipped within the 48 contiguous states only. The Travel Photo: Travel Mate  scooterMate is a very portable, easy to use scooter. Personal note: Cheryl Duke, Opening Doors co- founder, has used a Travel Mate for several years, and adores it.

 

 

 

 

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