1. Research wheelchair-friendly places to stay, including accommodations like hotels, hostels, and apartments. Make sure to check for accessible bathrooms, lifts, and other necessary amenities.
  2. Look for transport companies that offer disabled access. Consider different transport methods, such as ramps for buses or wheelchair-accessible taxis.
  3. Look for accessible attractions and activities. Many tourist spots provide information on access, and you may be able to make your own arrangements with local venues to make sure the area is wheelchair-friendly.
  4. Plan in advance and book accessible attractions or activities. This will help you avoid long queues, wait times and ensure that you make the most out of your holiday.
  5. Allow enough time before you travel. Planning ahead of time is important to make sure you have enough time to research, apply, and book the necessary wheelchair-friendly services directed towards you.
  6. Familiarize yourself with the local terrain. Ask locals or investigate online what areas may be more difficult to navigate with a wheelchair. Make sure to plan around these areas and think of alternative routes.
  7. Bring a collapsible wheelchair so you can travel more easily. This will make it easier for you to explore more areas without the fear of your wheelchair not fitting in. Both our MX-1 and MX-2 powerchairs are perfect for travelling. Their lithium airline friendly batteries and lightweight frame make them ideal for holidays.
  8. Bring spare parts and tools, such as a spare tire or pump, in case of emergency. This will help you be prepared for any unexpected circumstances.
  9. Ask for help if you need it. Don't be afraid to reach out for help if you need assistance or guidance. Most people will be more than happy to help 
Written by Rachel Hart

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