What to do before you leave

Resources for this section:

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

Disability Blog – Coming Home: Travel and Long Distance Caregivers (404 error on current site)

AbilityTrip a travel guide for the community of disabled travelers and their companions. The site provides information on the current state of accessibility by destination including logistics, accommodations, activities, restaurants, and emergency services. (403 error on current site)

The Accessible Road: Accessible Travel in Cananda

Transportation: Getting to where you need to go

Planes

Travel complaints by PWD by air carrier (404 error on current site)

Trains

Amtrak Accessibility & Special Needs Travel

Renting a car

Budget Accesible Car Rentals

Ride-Away Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Rentals

Enterprise Rental

Mobility Works

Accessible taxi’s

Accessible Taxis NYC

Go Accessible 365

Pedestrian travel

Smart Growth America (404 error on current site)

Resources :

SUNY CORTLAND’S IRRC-Inclusive Recreation Resource Center

Preparing to Fly FAA

Fly Rights: A Consumer Guide to Air Travel. (404 Error on current site)

The Opening Door, Inc: Access Guides by City

Accessible Vacation Home Exchange: Independent Living Institute

Emerging Horizons: Travel Information for Wheelchair Users and Slow Walkers

511NY is New York State's official traffic and travel info source. Whether you drive or take public transit, click below for precisely what you need, or simply dial 511 on your phone. The free, one-stop, all-encompassing Web and telephone service provides the latest on transportation services and conditions statewide. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The phone service is an automated, interactive voice system reachable by landline and cellular phones and driven by a user's voice or phone keys. 511NY features nine different calling regions statewide with unique calling menus tailored to the transportation services available within each region. Also free within the 511NY system is a personalized TransAlert subscription service that provides e-mail or cell phone text notifications of significant incidents on major highways and the greater transportation network in the state. 

Other Useful Websites

United Spinal Accessible Air Travel - A Guide for People w/Disabilities.

Have Wheelchair Will Travel

Able2Travel

Tips for Travelers

Access Able

DEC Outdoors Accessible Recreation

Access Anything

Disabled Travelers

ILoveNY

When We Travel

Ford Motoring Resources

Exceptional Vacations

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality

Summary of Laws

ADA

Access Board