WHAT HOLIDAY OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE UK FOR SOMEONE WITH A WHEELED WALKER? HOW DO YOU GET YOUR BAG ONTO A BUS, OR TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION? K. WILLIAMS, ALBURY NSW
Travelling around, coping with luggage and getting on and off buses and trains is going to be difficult so a guided bus tour tailored for less-abled travellers will make life easier. Accessible Travel (accessibletravel.co.uk) is a specialist UK operator that can help organise your holiday, with suggested hotel accommodation as well as tours.
Visit Britain (visitbritain.com) has an Accessible Britain website that will give you a few pointers. Your travels will be easier if an able-bodied friend or relative shares the experience with you. You will need to check your walker in when you fly but you can request a wheelchair, and a bulkhead seat, which gives more legroom, and is close to the toilets. Let your airline knows your requirements well in advance. You might consider breaking your journey with a night in a hotel within the airport terminal, in which case Singapore would be ideal.
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