Category: Disabled Travel

Guide to travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Getting the right travel insurance is one of those mundane pre-holiday tasks that could just turn out to be the most important part of your preparation. It’s even more important, and can be a little more tricky, to get the right cover if you need insurance to cover you for a pre-existing medical condition. On […]

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Six top apps for disabled people

As more and more people have iPhones, smart phones and tablets, there is a proliferation of apps for these devices. App developers are having a field day producing a diversity of products that range from the extremely trivial to the extremely useful. Niche market apps targeted to specific sections of society, especially the disabled community, […]

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Hatchbacks with space for carrying wheelchairs

If you use a wheelchair, or regularly transport someone who uses a wheelchair, then boot-space is an important consideration. Estate cars are the obvious choice, both for size of boot and ease of loading. But not everyone wants to drive a big estate car – ease of parking and fuel consumption are other factors that […]

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Diabetes and travel

  Diabetes, regardless of Type, should be no barrier to exploring the world. Chartwell, a specialist insurance broker for those with disabilities, has looked into how making the right preparations four to six weeks prior to travel should minimise any potential problems when travelling with diabetes.   Diet The diet for people with diabetes is […]

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Access to services

In the age of the digital Britain many services and resources are available online. However, according to Disability Rights UK, the latest National Audit Office (NAO) survey of online services found that there are still significant numbers of people who cannot go online or access online services or choose not to. It also found that […]

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