Expert holiday planning advice for people with mobility issues

Expert holiday planning advice for people with mobility issues

Tracey Strand at Tailor and Made loves helping people book their ideal holidays – but she also knows that holiday planning when mobility impaired can be a tricky and time-consuming  experience that is often fraught with difficulties.

Finding information on transport providers that can manage your requirements and ensuring that once you arrive at your destination the transfer operators or car hire company covers your needs are just a couple of examples.

The next stage is ensuring that the accommodation you have booked has any equipment required with accessible bedrooms, bathrooms and public areas. Not only that is the resort you have chosen mobility friendly?

Everyone with mobility issues has different requirements and it is not a case of one size fits all. It takes more time and a lot more detail to ensure that the holiday runs smoothly and therefore it is essential that as much information is gathered to match a holiday to a client.

The choice of holidays available has increased and improved enormously over the years and now not only Europe but North & South America, Asia, Africa and Australasia offer various trips to suit different levels of mobility. There are now family holidays to Europe, the Caribbean and USA.  All-inclusive deals to Europe and Mexico. Private villas in the Greek Islands or Portugal. Adult-only breaks in the Balearic Islands, tours in South America and Asia and activity holidays in France and Spain to enjoy.

Unlike many people when planning a holiday the destination is the first thing that is chosen for someone with mobility issues it is essential that the destination fits their needs. The destinations recommended are all checked for their suitability dependent on a clients needs and therefore when requesting information it is essential that a clients requirements and made clear at the stage of enquiry to get maximum enjoyment.

Equipment required during the holiday can be bulky to take and in some accommodation they can be provided including wheelchairs, scooters, hoists and bathroom chairs. So just ask and a list of suitable holidays can be provided.

So whatever type of holiday you are looking for please email Tracey Strand, owner of Tailor and Made Travel, at tracey@tailorandmade.co.uk with your requirements and questions.

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