Travelling in a wheelchair

If you are dependent on a wheelchair, it is sometimes quite a challenge to go out. A dinner outside immediately calls for accessibility and a disabled toilet. A holiday is even more difficult. How do you know if you can really get to your final destination? Since we provide travel shower wheelchairs, we get a lot of questions, but also tips when it comes to holidays. We would like to share these.
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Travelling in a wheelchair

Are you travelling or on vacation with a wheelchair? In addition to bringing the right medical aids with you, this is mainly dependent on a wheelchair-friendly environment, a nice accommodation and/or a well-arranged flight. This often turns out to be a challenge. Lagooni has its range of travel shower wheelchairs which contributes to a carefree holiday. There are many organizations who offer wheelchair travel or assist in finding a wheelchair accessible environment. There are also numerous accommodations that you can book yourself. Every personal situation requires specific wishes. Of course we cannot fill this in for someone. What we can do is give (travel) tips and share good experiences to bring you new ideas. Do you have a nice suggestion and good experience? Share it with us and we’ll share it on our website!

 

Buitengewoon Reizen is for everyone and specializes in individual travel for people with reduced mobility. All over the world they offer vacations, tours, wheelchair accessible hotels, apartments and villas. In addition, they provide your flight to the destination, assistance at the airports and at a large number of locations, medical aids, care and nursing and adapted transfers and tours. For more information, have a look at Buitengewoon reizen.

 

Because it can be quite a challenge to find really well-adapted accommodations, Zonnebloem.nl has placed a special page with wheelchair-accessible hotels, B & Bs, holiday homes and other types of accommodations. Here you will find more than 60 accommodations that meet high standards. In addition to these accommodations, they also provide tips on practical matters such as on-site care and transport. For more information about traveling with a wheelchair, go to De zonnebloem. 

 


Find accessibility of locations in the Netherlands by using the ongehinderd app
With the free Ongehinderd app you always and everywhere have an overview of the accessibility of locations! For example, you no longer have to doubt whether you can park properly, enter somewhere and whether toilets are usable. With the Ongehinderd app you can immediately see which facilities are available, so you don’t have to worry about this when you go out. The app is made for and by people with different disabilities, so match what you want to know. In addition to objectively tested information from trained inspectors, you will also find reviews from other app users and you can share your own experience.

Download the app 
The Ongehinderd app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or go to app.ongehinderd.nl. Discover what the app has to offer you!

 


Carefree adapted holiday on the Costa Blanca in Spain
For a fantastic holiday on the sun-drenched Costa Blanca, the disabled and handicapped can also go to Xenofilia. They have several wheelchair-friendly and very luxurious holiday villas in Moraira and Javea. For more information about Villa Xenofilia, go to the website of Xenofilia. 

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Shower commode wheelchairs for travelling

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