Barrier-Free Travel

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Barrier-Free Travel


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"Now in its third edition, Barrier-Free Travel is essential reading for every traveler with mobility limitations. With over 100 new photographs and updated travel rules and regulations affecting access outside of the US, this book contains essential, thoughtful, and reliable information- not just common-sense tips.

Barrier-Free Travel gives readers the tools and resources to prepare for both the expected and the unexpected. It covers everything from the logistics of air travel and how to protect your wheelchair in flight, to how to find an accessible hotel room. Also included, are extensive chapters on cruises and accessible shore excursions- with contact information for foreign tour operators who are able to provide them.

Barrier-Free Travel provides valuable information that will ensure travelers with mobility limitations spend their time creating meaningful memories."

Product Details

  • Publication Date June 16, 2009
  • Page Count 200
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781932603835

About The Author(s)

Candy Harrington

Candy B. Harrington is a widely acknowledged expert in the field of accessible travel for people with disabilities. She founded the magazine Emerging Horizons, an accessible travel magazine, and has published widely on this subject. She recently wrote the book Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers. She contributed a chapter to the book Kids On Wheels, a resource guide for wheelchair-using kids and their parents. Her work can also be found in many disability-related magazines including New Mobility, PN, Ability and Arthritis Today as well as mainstream publications such as the Dallas Morning News. She's a frequent contributor to TravelAge West and she pens accessible travel columns for Special Living, Travel World International and Go World Travel.

Ms. Harrington is a frequent keynote speaker.

Table of Contents

Up, Up and Away: Air Travel
Taking The Kids
Sailing Away
All Ashore."