It’s stressful, it’s time-consuming, and more than once I’ve shut the laptop down in a fit of frustration
Carrie-Ann has been an accessible tourism expert since 2005. Sheâs a wheelchair user who loves to travel, a provider of information to disabled people and a well-respected figure within the tourism industry. This gives Carrie-Ann a unique insight into all areas and aspects of accessible tourism and travel. She launched https://www.carrieannlightley.com/ to share her experiences and expertise, and inspire others to travel. Carrie-Ann has written for the Guardian and TripAdvisor, as well as many other websites, magazines and industry publications.
<img alt="everybody banner" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/5399116/original.jpg" width="300" height="35" /> What is less-often mentioned is the anxiety that comes with travelling as a disabled person. Will the airline refuse to carry my wheelchair? Will they damage my wheelchair? Will I be able to access the on-board toilets? Will my accommodation really be as accessible as it claims to be?
24/08/2017 15:53 BST
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