Tips and Resources

 

US Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

This is the site to visit for information about US passports, visas, travel warnings, and emergency assistance for US citizens traveling abroad.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Find out if you need any vaccinations or need to take special health-related precautions before you travel.

 

US Department of Transportation – Air Carrier Access Act

Traveling by air with a mobility device can be incident-free or it can be a nightmare. Find out what your legal rights are, what you can expect, and what actions you can take if things go wrong on your flight.

 

How to Overcome the Fear of Wheelchair Travel

Do you want to start traveling as a wheelchair user, but you’re afraid of the unknown? This blog post will take you step by step through the process of overcoming your accessible travel fears to get you on the road.

 

Currency Converter

Find out what currency is being used in your destination country and view current exchange rates.

 

What Are the Benefits of Travel Insurance?

At Spin the Globe / travel, we highly recommend purchasing a travel insurance policy along with your trip package. This short article explains the benefits of these policies.

 

Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

Renowned wheelchair traveler, blogger, and good friend of Spin the Globe / travel, Cory Lee has written an authoritative e-book filled with excellent tips for flying with a wheelchair.

 

Seat Guru

Finding the perfect seat on an airplane is challenging at best, and almost impossible if you’re a wheelchair user. Seat Guru makes the process much easier by showing you a detailed layout of the exact aircraft you will be flying on so you know which rows are the bulkheads, which seats are close to the bathrooms or have limited recline, and more.