8 TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS WITH DISABILITY

Various questions run in the minds of disabled people or their relatives while thinking of a trip like – how are we going to manage? Won’t my disability affect other people’s trip? And so on. Other than these there are various other questions also which comes to our mind while planning a trip and due to these reasons somehow you cancel your trip. But canceling your trip is not a solution to your problem. There are some tips you should keep in mind before going on a trip and there won’t be any issues regarding your disability which will surely help you go on a trip without any hazard.

A well-planned trip never goes wrong, whether it is for a disabled person or able person. You should keep in mind all the necessities beforehand so that you do not fall in any helpless situation at times.

Below are some tips for you to keep in mind before going on a trip for your safety.

  1. Do proper research and development

Before climbing onto a destination you want to go to, you should do a proper research and development regarding your trip to have some options in your hand from which you can choose one.

First do the research of the type of places where you will be comfortable, where you will get facilities easily, places which will be wheelchair accessible, etc. then search for the options according to that. Doing this research you won’t be canceling your trips again and again.

  1. Choose your destination wisely

After doing a proper research and development you will get an idea of the places you can go and whatever problems you might face in different places. So among those options, you should see which places you will be more comfortable in.

You should also get suggestions from the travelers, which places are disabled friendly and where there are least chances of facing any challenges.

  1. Hiring an agent

Traveling with the disability is not at all a simple task if you are going alone. There should be someone who will always be with you in every situation to help you, keeping you safe and healthy. For this, you need to hire an agent who will have a brief knowledge about the place you are going to visit so he can prevent any happening that is bad for you. He/she will also work as a personal care for you in your whole trip and help you with each and every situation.

  1. Medical requirements

This tip applies to everyone to carry their basic medical kit with them in traveling. So it is obvious for disabled people to carry their medical requirements with them other than basic medical kit also, all the medicines, tools, etc. which you will require.

You should always make a list before collecting all your stuff to be sure to not miss anything and face challenges. Also, prevention is better than cure.

  1. Hotel bookings

You are not alone to travel and book the hotel. There are so many people who are going to travel to the same place and will book the same hotel if they want facilities for any disabled person. So you should book your hotel in advance so that you do not have to roam around in search of other hotels if you do not get the same you require. That’s why it is preferable to plan your trip in advance.

  1. Places to roam around

You should always do the research about the places around the hotel before going there. You will get to know the basic requirement shops and places to roam around to get fresh air sometimes. Get knowledge on how far are other places also which you are going to visit to make it an effective and enjoyable trip and less time consuming when you reach there.

  1. Physician availability

Make assurance about the physician available near your place where you are staying or traveling. You might think you have gone with all your requirements and you do not need it. But dude! What if any circumstances come and you require it. I am sure you won’t take such a risk for your laziness. So cannot miss such a thing.

  1. Statement from doctor

Get written letterheads from the doctor describing your current situation and problems, food you need to avoid any special prevention from anything, special requirements. So that anywhere you go, you can show it wherever required for special assistance.

Guys do not wait a bit and start making your plans for the trip you want to go to. Let yourself free and explore as much as you can despite your disability because there should be no limitation for anyone especially when it is about traveling.

George Abbot

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