Resources

There are many travel resources to assist people with disabilities. Resources range from taking your first steps on the world of traveling such as making a what to bring list while you are abroad to booking wheelchair accessible Youth Hostels all over the world! This page will grow with time, so check back from time to time.

CATS – The Canadian Assisted Travel Society and Spinal Cord Injury BC

 

Yes, it is possible to stay in hostels when you mode of transportation is an electric wheelchair. Check out this latest article on hosteling. http://wheelchairtraveling.com/hostels-and-wheelchair-access-growing-trend/

Welcome to the Disabled Travelers Guide where nothing is impossible http://www.disabledtravelersguide.com/ A stroke survivor now in a manual wheelchair her and her husband have traveled All Over The World!

 http://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/disabled-travel  United Kingdom Eco-friendly and culturally responsible tours and accommodations all over the world, all disabled friendly.

Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality Logo http://sath.org/index.php A non-profit organization dedicated on educating the public on Accessible Travel.

Government of Canada – Removing undue obstacles to the mobility of persons with disabilities from federally regulated transportation services (air, rail, marine and introprovincial buses). http://www.cta.gc.ca/eng/accessible-transportation

Government of Canada – What kind of medical equipment can you bring on the plane? http://www.catsa-acsta.gc.ca/

United States of America – Helps to answer questions for people with disabilities and medical conditions with traveling. http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/travelers-disabilities-and-medical-conditions

European Commission – Access City Award and European Disability Strategy 2010 – 2020. http://ec.europa.eu/justice/discrimination/disabilities/award/index_en.htm

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