- Research the cruise lines and find out which ones have the best accessibility options for people in wheelchairs, such as plenty of elevators and accessible staterooms.
- Book a stateroom with wheelchair access. Plenty of cruise lines offer staterooms equipped with roll-in showers and other features that make it easier to navigate in a wheelchair.
- Make sure the port of departure is wheelchair accessible. If need be, phone ahead to make sure that there are wheelchair accessible pathways, ramps, and elevators.
- Plan wheelchair friendly shore excursions. Most cruise lines now offer accessible shore excursions that make it easier to explore the sights at the port of call.
- Prepare for emergencies. Take a first aid kit, including all necessary medication and medical documents. It's also a good idea to bring extra batteries if you use an electric wheelchair.
- Most importantly, have a safe and enjoyable cruise! To ensure a safe cruise for all, it's important to follow the safety rules of the ship and listen to any staff instructions where given.
Our MX-2 is the recommended chair for a cruise. It has a 150kg load capacity, comes with 2 lightweight batteries to extra range, its lightweight and can fold away for storage when onboard!