Holidays and Travelling Abroad  

Airports

Airports will display their accessibility measures on their websites. Gatwick Airport for example have a range of assistance and support available at the various stages of your journey. Visit the Gatwick Airport website for more information (external link).  Gatwick Airport also recognise the Sunflower Hidden Disability lanyard. Learn more about Gatwick and the Hidden Disability lanyard here (external link). Gatwick is also the first UK airport to open a sensory room. Learn more about the sensory room (external link). 

Guide to Flying with a Disability

In partnership with the UK Civil Aviation Authority, the Queen Elizabeth Foundation have produced a film that gives wheelchair users, especially powered wheelchair users, information and insights about travelling by air and the support available. Watch the film about support available when flying (external link). 

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