Travel & Holidays

Information on travelling to, from and around Ireland and holidaying at home and abroad.


COVID-19 information

Department of Transport: Update of  travel and transport measures currently in place.

 

Flying, transport, taxis

 

Transport for Ireland website

Information to make it easier for people with mobility difficulties to travel to, from and within Ireland – by car, bus, rail, taxi, boat, ferry and air.

 

flightrights.ie website

Information on your rights as a passenger with reduced mobility when travelling by air.

 

National Transport Authority information on wheelchair accessible taxis

You can also call their Information Line on 0761 064000 for information on Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle services in your area.

 

Accommodation, eating, shopping and attractions

 

Access Earth App

Free platform that allows you to find and access places (local or around the world) by your accessibility needs – under Eat, Sleep, Shop and Do headings.

 

Accessible.co.uk – aims to provide the detailed information you need to work out if a place is going to be accessible to you.

 

Disabled Friendly Hotels website

Search for accessible hotels with ratings on how accessible they are.

 

Irish Wheelchair Association holidays

Supported holidays and short breaks in selected fully-accessible hotel destinations across Ireland.

 

Jaccede.com Open access interactive platform where members of the public can add details about establishments with accessible facilities – shops, accommodation, restaurants, etc.

 

wheelchairtravel.org Great blog with useful information from a US wheelchair user who travels extensively.

 

Airbnb.ie

Airbnb.ie website allows you to select accessibility filters when searching for holiday accommodation.

 

Wheeltheworld.com Info on accessible places to stay, things to do and day trips in destinations around the world.

 

Wheelmate app

Gives you an instant overview of your nearest wheelchair-friendly toilets and parking spaces on an interactive map.

 

Emerging Horizons website: accessible travel news.

 

SeeingAI – a Microsoft app that narrates the world around you so you can paint a picture of a new city or resort, as well as reading guide signs.

 

Lough Ree Access for All Boat provides an adapted integrated water-based experience for people with disabilities, with access for up to eight wheelchair users at a time.

 

Trident Holiday Homes

Holiday home rental company that have a number of wheelchair-accessible holiday homes in Ireland

 

Centerparcs Adapted Lodges: accessible breaks and disabled accommodation.

 


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