Removing the Barriers to Accessible Travel
You’re not alone.
Over 50 million Americans live with a long term disability that impacts how they travel.
This includes parents, children, couples, veterans, retirees, and everyone in between.
"What's the hardest part about traveling with a disability?"
WE ASKED OUR COMMUNITY:
“We struggle to find activities to do [as a couple], especially on vacation.”
“[Hotel] beds that are too high to transfer to.”
“I worry the entire flight that my $18k power chair doesn't get damaged in cargo!”
“The trouble I have most is bathrooms and entry with my wheelchair.”
“Trying to get [accessibility] information across using a service like hotels.com or tripadvisor is very difficult.”
"I am hearing impaired. Knowing that the airport PA system made an announcement but not being able to understand what it said is very unsettling.
“My biggest struggle is affording the travel.”
Let's re-imagine accessible travel...
3 BARRIERS TO TRAVEL
ACCESSIBLEGO'S 3 GOALS
Publish accessible travel inspiration
Provide accessible pricing
Accessible travel ideas are hard to find.
Great accomodations can be expensive.
Clarifying accessibility information is time consuming and frustrating.
Collect accessibility information
I'm just one traveler with my own hurdles.
we’re a community making smarter travel decisions and a powerful force for change.
Plug In to Accessible Travel
Join a network of likeminded travelers. Ask questions and share your valuable travel know-how with others.
Make Your Voice Heard!
accessibleGO lets you leave accessibility reviews for hotels and travel attractions. Your review improves accessible travel.
The best reviews win prizes!
HOTEL ACCESSIBILITY INFO
Hotel Details that Matter
accessibleGO is building a database of accessibility amenities at hotels!
So far we have covered 3,000 U.S. hotels using 40+ criteria for accessibility.
AVAILABLE ON ACCESSIBLEGO
Your accessibility reviews make disability access a higher priority for the travel industry!
Think about it.
When there's a public benchmark for accessibility at hotels & tourist attractions, you'll be empowered to choose the more accessible option.
HOTEL ACCESSIBILITY INFO
Collect accessibility data on 3,000 hotels in the top 30 U.S. cities.
Expand to additional hotels.
GOAL: accessibleGO covers the ~50,000 U.S. lodging properties.
Build a booking platform to display hotel accessibility details.
We believe that when we come together, our collective wisdom can empower millions of people and families to travel the world.
By sharing our experiences, we will travel more confidently, more comfortably, and easier than ever!
It's Never Too Early to Start Dreaming
ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL INSPIRATION
Goal: Cover every major city in the U.S.
2019: Begin covering international destinations.
Goal: Interest articles will cover the full range of travel ideas and be as inclusive as possible for different disabilities.
Hotels & Tourist Attractions
Right now, you can read travel articles on accessibleGO that explain the disability access at 600+ top hotels and tourist attractions in the 30 most visited U.S. cities.
Seasonal and Interest Articles
You can find travel articles for holidays and special topics like cruises, skiing, hands-on museums for blind visitors, scooter tips, and more!
OUR TRAVEL ARTICLES
Send in a request for a travel article
What places, topics, or activities do you want to learn about?
COME FOR THE INSPIRATION
STAY FOR THE DISCOUNTS
Today, hotels do not guarantee that the accessible room you "reserved" will actual be available when you arrive (even if you call in advance!).
Our long term goal is to offer guaranteed room availability after booking an accessible room.
Better Hotel Service
The accessibleGO team is working on across-the-board discounts (beyond hotels) that make your trip more affordable.
Awesome Travel Deals
accessibleGO's Free Travel Club
OUR HOTEL DISCOUNTS
Who is eligible to join the club?
STEP 1. Create an account
STEP 2. Join the travel club free
Contact us about sharing accessibleGO's hotel discounts with members of your non-profit organization.
Create an account today.
We'll show you around.
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