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Flying with a significant mobility problems

Flying with a significant mobility problems

Flying with significant mobility problems is not an issue, trust me. There is plenty of assistance at hub airports and it is there to help. I have done a shed load of flights as a disabled person. In 2008 I was at Gatwick doing an enormous walk to the departure gate and I fell over. […]

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Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday

Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday

I recently had a week away on a Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday. It was an exciting experience, truly memorable. Organised by the Jubilee Sailing Trust the boat, called the Lord Nelson, is designed and built for people with a physical disability. There were 50 people on board, including the regular crew, varying in age […]

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Traveljohn disposable urine bottle

Traveljohn disposable urine bottle

Imagine you are desperate to have a ‘Jimmy Riddle’ (widdle) or a pee and there is nowhere to go. The TravelJohn Disposable Urine bottle does the trick when you gotta have a pee. It avoids the embarrassment of wetting your pants. It can be used by both men and women. Incidentally the Traveljohn disposable urine bottle is […]

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Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug

Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug

Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug is leak-proof mug so there are no spills when using it for drinking. The travel mug has excellent insulation properties so it keeps hot drinks hot for longer and cold drinks cold for longer. When you use the autoseal technology it is almost impossible to spill any of your drink. It […]

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Motability

Motability

Motability helps disabled people have a more independent life style. Motability enabled them to own a car or a powered wheelchair To do this you contribute all or part of  the higher rate mobility element of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Motability is a registered charity It has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, it […]

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Train travel for the disabled

Train travel for the disabled

Hints to simplify train travel for the disabled Do not be frightened If you are going to use the trains and you are disabled then here are a few tips that will make train travel easier. Traveling by train can be a daunting process  especially if you have never done it before. Do not be […]

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London Access App for the disabled

London Access App for the disabled

The London Access App is available on an iphone and gives disabled people independence and consequently a better quality of life. It can be used by a person with either physical or sensory disabilities or  even both.  Families using a buggy or the elderly will also find this app useful. The app was written by […]

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Should a disabled person pay road tax?

Should a disabled person pay road tax?

UK road tax can cost as much over £500 every year. Why should a disabled person pay road tax? It is not necessary. Click here to find out more information. You do not need to jump through many hoops, in fact it is a very easy process.   Many people believe a car is essential, […]

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London Traffic Congestion Charging

London Traffic Congestion Charging

London traffic congestion charging started on 17th February 2003. London is the only city in Europe where there is a charge to drive in the city centre. Of course there are exemptions from the charge. If you receive 100% of the mobility allowance in the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and you are a Blue Badge […]

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Concessionary Bus Pass For Travel

Concessionary Bus Pass For Travel

If you have a concessionary bus pass for travel you will not have to pay for the ticket when you travel on a bus. If you are registered as a  disabled person or receive a pension then you can apply for one. It is very useful, these days bus fares are not cheap. Concessionary Bus […]

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Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard

Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard

If you are a disabled person travelling on National Express coaches then investigate Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard. It costs £10.00, it is valid for 12 months and enables you to save a third off the full ticket price on many journeys. This looks like good value for your money. Discount Travel With a Disabled […]

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Disabled Persons Railcard.

Disabled Persons Railcard.

I receive full Mobility Allowance so I can receive a 33% discount on rail tickets. I use a Disabled Persons Railcard, it gives me, a disabled person, and one adult travelling with me, Third off for UK train travel Do you receive the full mobility allowance? If you do then you are eligible for a Disabled […]

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