If you’re bound to a wheelchair, you may feel discouraged when it comes to making summer travel plans. However, you can certainly expect to have a fun-filled vacation if you simply do your research ahead of time. Here are the top tips for traveling with your wheelchair.
- Look into wheelchair accessibility: Wherever you travel, you need to choose an airline, hotel and transportation services that accommodate guests in wheelchairs. This means calling up each location you plan to use during your travels – including airports, hotels, shuttle services, cruise lines and ferries – and inquiring about elevators, ramps and airlift assistance.
- Ask about medical equipment restrictions: This applies particularly to airlines, which may have restrictions r...