Category Archives Traveling with Disabilities

Stress-free travel with IBS

You look around in a panic for the nearest bathroom. You need to get there NOW, but the plane is just about to take off and the fasten seatbelt sign is already on. Dealing with the symptoms of your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for the next 15 minutes can feel like a lifetime. Sadly, many people suffer in silence and…

Traveling in a wheelchair

For many people, there’s no experience that compares to traveling the world. It’s invigorating, recharges you, opens your eyes to new and exotic cultures and food, and renews your spirit. However, if you require a wheelchair to get around, traveling may seem a daunting or near impossible feat. Outside of the controlled environment of your home, work and school, where…

Hearing_Aid

If you are among the millions of Americans with hearing loss, you probably know all too well how stressful traveling can be. Not hearing when your flight is called, losing your hearings aids in an unknown area, or even forgetting to pack the right supplies are all common fears people with hearing loss face. However, just because you have hearing…

Traveling with disabilities

Here at Healthy Travel Blog, we’re big proponents of not letting anything prevent people from exploring this world. Sometimes, that’s easier said than done, and, unfortunately, accessible travel isn’t always easy for people with disabilities. And while many businesses and organizations work to ensure you’re able to get from one place to another and maneuver around a city with ease,…

Traveling with disabilities_AT Network Blog

Traveling with disabilities is not easy. As we’ve written in the past, traveling with a disability or with a disabled travel companion generally requires an extra level of planning. But the United States Transportation Department is trying to make it a little easier. Monday they unveiled new regulations that require airlines to update their websites and airport kiosks to better…

Whether you’re exploring the historic cobble-stone-paved streets of France or relaxing beachside, traveling is supposed to be a time of liberation and relaxation as you explore new parts of the world—for everyone. Unfortunately, those with disabilities can have a difficult time finding a truly pleasant travel experience. Even though the Americans with Disabilities Act and Air Carriers Access Act were…

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