Getting your holiday on

  Some accommodation suggestions for those planning to spend the December holiday season in Cape Town or Durban As we hurtle towards the end of another year, we are all looking forward to some rest and relaxation. Here are some accessible accommodation establishments you may find useful if you have...

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Hassle-free visas

With increased security measures in place, it can be a challenge to secure a visa to travel overseas. Here’s how to tick all the boxes A fellow “wheelie” asked for advice about getting visas for Europe and the United Kingdom (UK) for him and his caregiver. After I gave him...

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Exploring Cape Town

From accessible transport in and around Cape Town to the beautiful view from the accessible room in the Aha Quayside Hotel in Simon’s Town, here are some tips for exploring the Mother City While on my many travels for work and pleasure, I visited Cape Town and needed to arrange...

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Bon voyage!

There are a few things to consider when planning an accessible holiday. With this basic checklist, you’ll be sure to have the trip of your dreams. With my daily work, I’m often contacted by people with disabilities asking for assistance with planning a holiday. Here is one of these requests...

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Holidaying accessibly in style

Karin Coetzee, occupational therapist and content creator for the travel website Disabled Travel, reviews stylish and accessible seaside accommodation. The View in Simon’s Town “Being wheelchair-dependent should not be a hindrance to holidaying.” This is the belief of the family who lets their lovely holiday house overlooking False Bay in...

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Holidaying by the sea

If you are looking for a beautiful “just off the beaten path” place to holiday, then Brenton-On-Sea, a small seaside village in Knysna, is the secret that I’m sharing with you. Situated on the cliffs above the beach, this little hamlet consists mainly of private homes used as permanent and...

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Holidaying on the East Coast

These accessible hotels, cottages and guest houses will help make your stay on the South African East Coast and in George a little more comfortable. During my travels over the past months I’ve come across some establishments that really try to be accessible, while others just are! Ari Seirlis also...

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