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Travel Abroad Disability Travel Best Disability Travel Websites

Best Disability Travel Websites

  Disability Travel Web sites

Access Abroad, www.umabroad.umn.edu/professionals/accessabroad.php. Lists accessibility information for more than 40 international sites in 22 different countries. Also provides tips for students with disabilities planning to go abroad and resources for study abroad advisers.

Access-able Travel Source, www.access-able.com. Organizes a free Internet information service for mature and disabled travelers. Online database of resources including accommodation, transportation, attractions, adventures, doctors, and equipment rental and repair. Searchable by country, state, province, and city. Site also has a comprehensive list of disability links, publications, specialty travel agents, travel tips and more.

Good Access Guide, www.goodaccessguide.co.uk. Provides information on tourism in the U.K. for people with disabilities, including accessible listings for attractions, lodging, restaurants, and mobility aids. Also lists access information for holidays worldwide.

Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Online, www.frommers.com/trip_ideas/disabled/. Includes information for travelers with disabilities in countries where they produce travel guides. Also lists tour companies bringing wheelchair users to South Africa, New Zealand, Nepal, and other places.

European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters, www.efsli.org.uk. Provides a list of links to national sign language association websites in the European Union and information on trainings or conferences internationally.

Mobility International USA/National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, www.miusa.org/ncde/tipsheets. Creates information sheets about traveling tips for air travel, medications, personal assistants, service dogs, and considerations for those with various disabilities studying, volunteering, or teaching overseas.

Moss Rehab ResourceNet, www.mossresourcenet.org. Includes national and international travel resources and tips in its web-based information center for people with disabilities.