Scootaround provides scooter and wheelchair rentals and sales in over 1500 locations nationwide. For vacations, cruises, business or conventions, we deliver right to your location. We also provide accessible services, facility management and scooter fleets for meeting planners and conferences with special needs and disabled attendees. 7-day service available via toll-free hotline. 1-888-441-7575
Access-Able Travel SourceP.O. Box 1796
Wheat Ridge, CO 80034
Dedicated to aiding travelers with disabilities and the mature traveler. It provides practical information for traveling "across town or around the world." Its data base lists not only accessible accommodations, but a wide variety of travel resources.
Access Aloha414 Kuwili St., Suite 101
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
TTY : 808-521-4400
Access Aloha is a full service travel agency dedicated to accommodating the needs of the disabled traveler. The agency can arrange for special discounts for individuals and groups traveling to Hawaii. It also donates 50% of its profits back to the disability community.
Accessible Cruise Planner70 Garland Road
Nottingham, NH 03290
Steve Osgood is part of a network of over 150 associates throughout the U.S. His travel agency specializes in helping travelers with a disability to plan a cruise that will meet their needs. His agency promises attention to all the details necessary for putting together a memorable vacation.
Accessible Journeys35 West Sellers Ave.
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Designs accessible holidays and escorts groups on accessible vacations exclusively for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and friends.
Accessible Vacation Home ExchangeWebsite: www.independentliving.org/vacaswap.html
This free online service matches disabled persons who want to exchange their homes during vacation.
ADA Vacations Plus/Medical Travel651 NW 31 Street
Miami, FL 33127
Phone: 305-637-4777 or 800-778-7953
This travel agency caters exclusively to travelers with special needs, their families and friends. It offers Dialysis Cruises as well as vacations with accessible assisted living, diabetic and oxygen vacations.
Alaska Welcomes You (AWY)P.O. Box 91333
Anchorage, AK 99509-1333
AWY provides an accessible Alaskan adventure and escort service and will customize itineraries for travelers with special needs, including seniors, families, hikers, and disabled travelers. The agency evaluates the accessibility of travel-related facilities, transportation, dining, outdoor and sightseeing activities throughout Alaska. It publishes a "free" newsletter three times a year and an "online" bimonthly newsletter, ALASKA UPDATE.
AmtrakCustomer Satisfaction Service Center
Amtrak - 2W
60 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: 800- 872-7245
Amtrak offers a 15% discount on the lowest available rail fare to persons with physical or mental disabilities. Official documentation of disability is required. Amtrak ticket agents can give further information about accessible services and suggestions for making an Amtrak journey as barrier-free as possible.
Air Land Sea AdventuresWebsite: www.airlandsea.org
Air Land Sea Adventures provides online booking of air, hotels, cars, and vacation condos. They arrange cruises, tours, vacations, and for other travel needs for individuals, groups, seniors, and those with special interests or special needs.
Beyond-ability.com makes tourism accessible by Informing and Referring Clients, Promoting and Advancing Tourism Business, and Training Industry Professionals.
Bike the SitesWebsite: www.bikethesites.com
Our bike and scooter tours are the most unique, dynamic and fun way to see Washington DC. Daily and custom group tours are available. Bicycle, stroller and electric scooter rentals are also offered.
Dialysis Traveler and Dialysis at Sea Cruises801 West Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33770
This service provides dialysis travelers, friends and family with travel opportunities, while simultaneously meeting their individual medical needs. Dialysis At Sea Cruises handles both medical and travel arrangements.
Endeavour SafarisWebsite: www.endeavour-safaris.com
Endeavour Safaris welcomes you to see and feel Africa in ways that have rarely been experienced by wheelchair reliant people before. Their vision is to provide a way for physically challenged people to enjoy a real African Safari by catering to their special needs.
Fishing Has No Boundaries, Inc. (FHNB)P.O. Box 175
Hayward, WI 54843
Phone: 800-243-3462 or 715-634-3185
FHNB is an educational, nonprofit, volunteer organization whose purpose is to open the great outdoors to all disabled persons through the world of fishing. It introduces educational devices to aid the disabled angler and, through its people-helping-people annual events, strives to create an atmosphere of friendship and camaraderie.
Flying Wheels Travel Inc.143 Bridge St., P.O. Box 382
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 800-535-6790 or 507-451-5005
This travel agency arranges group tours and independent travel for the physically challenged. Flying Wheels states that their primary concerns are quality and personal service. The specialized facilities they provide are said to be geared toward individuals, rather than volume of customers.
Fun Cruise and TravelWebsite: www.funcruiseandtravel.com
Specializes in all-inclusive Jamaica resort packages and cruise specials to your dream destinations on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity and Norwegian Cruise Line. Accredited by (CLIA) Cruise Line International Association, Fun Cruise and Travel is a large-volume cruise and tour agency.
Global Access Disabled Travel NetworkWebsite: www.geocities.com/Paris/1502
A site where disabled travelers share their experiences.
Greyhound Lines, Inc.ADA AssistLine: 800-752-4841
Assistance is available to passengers with disabilities when they travel within the Greyhound system. Contact Greyhound's ADA AssistLine at least 48 hours prior to departure. Pertinent information will be obtained that will help Greyhound personnel to reasonably assist passengers with special needs.
The Guided Tour7900 Old York Road Ste114-B
Elkins Park, PA 19027-2339
Phone: 1-800-783-5841 or (215) 782-1370
The Guided Tour is a program that offers opportunities for personal growth, recreation and socialization through travel.
Handicapped Scuba AssociationHSA International
1104 El Prado
San Clemente, CA 92672
HSA provides recreational diving experiences for people with disabilities. HSA is an independent diver training and certifying agency. The diver education program and Instructor Training Course are said to be internationally recognized. Members receive an informative quarterly journal.
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT)417 Center Street
Lewiston, NY 14092
Fax: 519-836-3417 (Ontario, Canada)
IAMAT provides medical care to travelers around the world, by doctors who usually speak either English or French and are medically trained in Europe or North America.
Leave It To Cleaver Huntin' and Fishin'PO Box 255
Dillsboro, IN 47018
Mark Van Cleave recommends outfitters, guides and equipment for the disabled person interested in hunting and fishing. This is not a guide or travel agency but a free service.
Luggage ExpressWebsite: www.usxpluggageexpress.com
Luggage Express picks up your luggage, including suitcases, garment bags, golf clubs, skis and other from your door and delivers it directly to your destination. No more sore arms from carrying bags, or waiting in lines for check in or baggage carousels. Luggage Express: the ultimate travel convenience.
MedEscort International, Inc.1730 Vultee Street
Allentown, PA 18103-8766
This service provides medically trained individuals to travel with ill or disabled persons on a commercial airline or air ambulance. It is not a tour operator.
NeverLand Adventures, Inc.715 J Street Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92101
This company, owned and operated by persons with disabilities, provides tours to Australia and New Zealand for travelers with disabilities. Its strongest emphasis is on accessibility without compromise. The agency advertises completely accessible tours, and a focus on providing "fun-filled, exciting holidays down-under."
Office of Public Inquiries,P.O. Box 37127, Room 1013,
Washington, D.C. 20013-7127
Many parks can provide assistance for those who have visual, auditory, or other physical limitations. Most have parking lots, restrooms, and other features that are accessible to disabled persons. The park service recommends that visitors inquire in advance with the Office of Accessibility to determine if the park meets appropriate accessibility needs.
Society for Accessible Travel and HospitalityWebsite: www.sath.org
Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality. Sath has actively represented travelers with disabilities since 1976 with the goal of promoting awareness, respect and accessibility for disabled and mature travelers and to educate the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on becoming more accessible for persons with disabilities. Sath works vigorously for the creation of a barrier-free environment throughout all segments of the travel and tourism industry.
Travelin' Talk NetworkPO Box 1796
Wheat Ridge, CO 80034
A global network of persons with disabilities who have joined together and formed a unique family of friends around the world. They provide resources and access information necessary to plan a trip, share knowledge about member's hometowns, and even extend a hand to other members while they might be visiting or passing through their local areas.
Travel Turtle Tours165 Inspirational Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
Turtle Tours is owned, operated by, and employs people with disabilities. Its accessible tours travel at the pace of the individual with disabilities.
Virgina Travel Guide for Persons with DisabilitiesWebsite: www.travelguides.org
The Virginia Travel Guide for Persons with Disabilities describes the accessibility features of travel attractions, accommodations, activities and dining establishments statewide.
Wheelchair Getaways, Inc.Website: www.wheelchairgetaways.com
Wheelchair Getaways, Inc. provides wheelchair accessible van rentals for people with disabilities in over 450 cities in the United States. We provide top of the line mini or full size vans. Available services for van rentals include: daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals, as well as delivery and pick-up.
Wheelers Van RentalsWebsite: www.wheelersvanrentals.com
Wheelers delivers safe, reliable wheelchair and scooter accessible transportation by the day, week, month and longer. Our service is readily available at every major airport and metropolitan city within the U.S. We aim to provide quality dependable transportation with the best technology for your accessibility.
Wilderness Inquiry (WI)1313 Fifth St. SE, Box 84
Minneapolis, MN 55414-1546
Phone: 612-379-3858 or 800-728-0719
WI is a nonprofit organization that focuses on getting people from all walks of life to personally experience the natural world. WI creates outdoor adventure for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. WI travels to more than 30 destinations by canoe, sea kayak, dog sled, horseback, and backpack.