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Tips for travelling with a disabled child

Click the link below to see a nice article published on Yahoo with some tips for travelling. If you have anything to add, please do so! http://uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com/travel

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Airport parking – free Meet & Greet upgrade

Purple Parking are now offering an upgrade to all Blue Badge holders to their Meet and Greet service when possible and for no extra cost. Purple Parking say “Many of our disabled or reduced mobility customers use our services to … Continue reading

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Germany – have you considered as a holiday destination?

I had the pleasure to take part in an open discussion with the German National Tourist Office on the 26th February. The discussion looked to establish requirements for promoting accessibility travel – a concept called Barrier Free Travel. Representatives from … Continue reading

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Try b4u Fly

I’ve just been made aware of this fantastic service offered by the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People. It’s called ‘Try b4u Fly’ and has been specially created to reduce the anxieties and stress for children and young people with … Continue reading

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Virgin offers disabled kids an easy way to fly

I was invited to speak at the recent World Travel market in London and join a debate to discuss whether the travel industry is doing enough for disabled passengers. During my day I was told about a recent purchase by … Continue reading

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ABTA and CAA launch new guidelines to support disabled passengers.

From our experience this can only be a good thing! It should mean that travel through the airports will be a somewhat smoother, less stressful experience for disabled travelers and their families. Nikki White, Head of Destinations and Sustainability, ABTA … Continue reading

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Early booking from just £25 deposit!

Book your 2014 summer holiday with cottages4you and save 5%. With prices starting from just £9 per person, per night, cottages4you holidays offer excellent value for money. (Price based on maximum occupancy for 7 nights). Cottages4you have properties to suit … Continue reading

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Bond Holidays discount

Another great discount available to and-me.org.uk members… Bond Holidays have generously offered a £20 discount on any holiday or short break booked. For further information see our Holidays section

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Travel Insurance for disabled children through www.and-me.org.uk

If you have a child with a disability it can be very difficult, very expensive or both to find suitable travel insurance for you and your loved ones. Fortunately we have some great news – the Travel Insurance company we … Continue reading

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Holiday feedback…

Great suggestion from our friend Caroline yesterday. Can we set up feedback for holidays – wherever we stay it would be great to get some feedback to share with other families about the property (hotel or villa) as well as … Continue reading

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