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    12 accessible travel tips

    Travelling if you have a disability can be a challenge but, with the right planning, anything is possible. In the UK, access provision is getting better all the time, which means arranging a dream trip is more achievable than ever.

    To help you plan a great trip and make the most of your time away, Rough Guides accessible travel specialist Emma Bowler shares her advice and accessible travel tips.

    • date:21 Oct 2016
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    Toll road and congestion scheme charges across the UK

    For most toll roads and congestion schemes in the UK, a concession is offered to disabled people provided they meet certain criteria set by the operators.

    • date:13 Oct 2016
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    A day at the Goodwood Revival motor racing festival

    The Goodwood Revival is a three-day motorsport event celebrating the iconic cars from the heyday of racing at Goodwood motor circuit in the 1950s. Independent mobility consultant Helen Dolphin MBE attended this year's event and gives her review.

    • date:4 Oct 2016
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    Latest prices for Motability Scheme customers

    Our range of over 2,000 vehicles available through the Motability Scheme has now been updated for the summer season.

    Every three months, we renegotiate our prices with manufacturers so that we can offer you a choice of vehicles that are both affordable and suitable for your needs. And with such a wide variety available, we’re sure you’ll be able to find one that’s right for you.

    • date:1 Oct 2016
  5. Museum favourites with scooter-hire options

    Museum favourites with scooter-hire options

    With a wet and windy autumn on the way, we’ve picked out five fantastic museums to explore, where mobility scooter hire is available if needed. That way, if you use a scooter, you won’t have to travel with your product to enjoy a great day out at a top UK attraction.

    • date:29 Sep 2016
  6. Weekend in the North

    A weekend away in the beautiful Lake District

    The North West of England offers such a variety of accessible experiences and is home to some of the country’s most stunning countryside – the Lake District. The beautiful National Park – which serves as the setting of the latest film adaptation of the classic children’s novel, Swallows and Amazons, starring Sherlock’s Andrew Scott and comedian Harry Enfield – is ideal for a weekend away.

    Here are some of our favourite things to do in and around the Lake District, including heading out on a scenic drive adventure, enjoying a play on a riverbank and travelling along the coast in a steam train.

    • date:16 Sep 2016
  7. 'It's the one time when no one knows that I'm disabled'

    At a recent Big Event, we asked some of our customers to tell us about what the Motability Scheme means to them. Hear from customer Pauline, below.

    • date:13 Sep 2016
  8. Maximise your scooter battery-life

    Maximise your scooter battery-life

    To keep your scooter or powered wheelchair working in good condition, it’s vital to look after the battery and charge it regularly.

    • date:7 Sep 2016
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    Get Rio ready

    The countdown begins - the Rio Paralympic Games starts this week, on 7 September 2016, and athletes from around the world will compete to achieve incredible sporting triumphs.

    • date:5 Sep 2016
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    Tips for looking after your tyres!

    To help you stay safe on the road, it is important that you look after your tyres.

    • date:5 Sep 2016