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How to Shave Costs When Renting a Vehicle

Did you know that if you rent a car or van at most airports, sales tax and airport charges can be higher than 25%? Rent one down the street or from your hotel and…
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Don’t Miss the Next Abilities Expo: New York, May 20-22

Since the late 1970s, Abilities Expo has been the event that gives those with disabilities, seniors, families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals the opportunity…
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The Great Outdoors: National Parks Offer 3 More Free Days this Year

National Parks offer several free entrance days a year, and there are 3 left for 2011: June 21, September 24 and Veterans Day weekend November 11-13. That's a $25…
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Update on Traveling With a Service Animal

On March 15, 2011, the Americans with Disabilities Act changed the definition of a “service animal” as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or…
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Safety tips: Why Anchor a Wheelchair in Accessible Vehicle?

Vehicles right off the line that have no accessible or adaptive equipment are designed with a safety bubble comprised of firmly anchored seats, seat belts and a…
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Flying to Canada? You Might See Prince William and His Bride

Flying to Canada? You Might See Prince William and His Bride Heads up Anglophiles: After their April wedding, Prince William and Kate Middleton will tour Canada…
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5 Top Travel Destinations for Nature Lover Travelers with Disabilities

Traveling for those with a disability can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overly so with careful planning and preparation.  Following are 5 fabulous…
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A Cruise Has Never Been Easier

  If you have never vacationed on a cruise ship, now is the time. Cruise lines are more accessible than ever. Newer, larger ships commonly feature two dozen…
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Amusement Parks are Making it Easier for Those with Disabilities

In the rush of everyday life, we have to make time for fun – and what better place than an amusement park. In the last few years, they have become more friendly…
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Get Back on the Road with a Wheelchair Motorcycle!

If your disability has prevented you from feeling the wind on your face from atop your favorite motorcycle, you can have the bike converted or get a “trike kit”…