Barrier-Free Travel

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, effecting 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.;Guru of accessible travel Harrington... provides an extensive overview of issues related to travelers with mobility disabilities in this third edition, with over 50 percent new material, 100 new photographs, and updates to laws and regulations. Harringtona s folksy tone, anecdotes, and first-person narrative are interspersed with specific information covering topics ranging from air travel to cruises and budget travel to travel agents. Photos help illustrate the authora s information, and the resource guide and index are welcome and useful.--Library Journal. a oeigThe depth of research and painstakingly careful documentation in this book are particularly useful. a - Inside MS. a oeigThe Bible for barrier-free travel .a - Ticked.coma oeigThe brass tacks of accessibility written in Candy Harringtona s straight-from-the shoulder style. a - Mouth Magazine. No other book delves into the needs of mobility impaired travelers, from special oxygen requirements to challenges in hotel rooms. An essential reference. - Midwest Book Review. a oeigThis book should be titled a owners manuala as nobody tells you this stuff when you end up in a wheelchair. a Worldwide Gazetteer. a oeigCandy Haringtona s Barrier-Free Travel is the classic in this field. As they say, a oeona t leave home without it! a - Suite 101. a oeigThe best single resource in English on inclusive travel. a - RollingRains.comThe enforcement agency for the ACAA is the Department of Transportation (DOT) . ... If you spout off to an airline employee that you are unhappy with their service and that you are going to file an ADA complaint ... All U.S. carriers must have a CRO available during airport operation hours to specifically address alleged ACAA violations and to solve customer complaints. ... DOT complaints usually result in an adjustment to airline policies and practices, and sometimes fines to the airlines.

Title:Barrier-Free Travel
Author: Candy Harrington
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2009

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