Travel and disability

If you're researching information for this topic, you may find Accessible Air Travel useful; this is a new report by the Civil Aviation Authority. The OpenBritain website is a directory for accessible accommodation and travel. The guide, 'Open Britain 2010', published by Tourism for All, is now available in the library at 911.66 TFA.

The Government provides a number of useful pages for disabled travellers including the Tourism and Disability Discrimination Act. The National Accessible Scheme aims to help service providers within the tourism industry make their services more accessible, allowing more disabled people to use them. Holidays in the UK for disabled people is information relating to holidays and breaks in the UK for disabled people, families and carers.

For disabled travellers, there are many valuable sites to be found on the web; Able Travel is a one-stop shop providing helpful resources such as lists of country guide books and links to further organisations.