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Emma Muldoon in her Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)

Working with a WAV

Disabled writer and content creator, Emma Muldoon, shares how her Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) helps give her independence and freedom to work as a self-employed freelancer.

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How to choose your accessible winter staycation break

Planning a winter staycation in the UK? Explore practical tips on selecting the perfect location, securing accessible accommodations, and organising enjoyable activities for a comfortable and memorable getaway.

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Taking your Scheme car abroad – what you need to know

We know that your Motability Scheme vehicle isn’t just crucial to helping you with everyday activities, but also gives you the opportunity to travel abroad. If you’re thinking of heading to another country in your vehicle, there’s some important information you need to know and documents you need to take with you. Read more.

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Travelling to Europe on the Eurostar: an accessibility guide

With the summer holidays coming up, here are some tips on how to navigate the Eurostar if you have accessibility needs. If you're thinking of going on a European holiday, make sure to read this guide.

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All you need to know about disabled parking in the main UK airports

Air travel can be a great way to visit new places, but the last thing you want to worry about is whether the parking is accessible. Here, we've compiled a handy guide to disabled parking at the UK's main airports - including how it works for Blue Badge holders.

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Travelling with an assistance dog in the UK: what you need to know

If you have an assistance dog, it's likely you'll need to travel with them in your Motability Scheme car or on other modes of transport. Here are some key things you'll need to consider, including travel rules and top tips.

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How to find accessible accommodation for your UK summer stays

If you are planning to go on a summer break, you may need somewhere accessible to stay. Read our top tips on how to find accessible accommodation, including a checklist of things to look out for.

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Accessible Festive Days Out

Now that December’s upon us, there are lots of fun activities to help you get into the festive spirit. Rough Guides have chosen some of their top picks here.

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5 things you need to know about driving abroad

Read this article by Darren Cassey from PA Motoring Service to learn about the most important things you should know about driving abroad.

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Travelling with a disability: Emma Muldoon shares her experience

Travelling can be very fulfilling – whether you want to learn something new, explore a different culture or just have a change of scenery. Here, Emma Muldoon shares her experience of travelling as a wheelchair user and discusses her favourite accessible destinations.

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