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Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of

Seniors Breeze Through Airport Lines—Sort Of Going on an accessible vacation? You should know that in March, the Transportation Security Administration posted a sign in four airports notifying passengers age 75 and older that they can leave…
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Tips on Travel Insurance Inside or Outside the U.S.

  Traveling can be unpredictable; even more so for two classes of travelers: seniors and those with a disability. Thankfully, there are insurance specialist providers that offer travel insurance or travel assistance for those with mobility…
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How to Shave Costs When Renting a Vehicle

Did you know that if you rent a car or van at most airports, sales tax and airport charges can be higher than 25%? Rent one down the street or from your hotel and avoid that extra cost. Insurance is another biggie. Check your own insurance…
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Don’t Be Left on the Side of the Road: Summer Driving Tips

Independence Day (July 4) is the busiest day of the year for emergency roadside assistance calls and a reminder to “weatherize” your car. Summer heat and unexpected breakdowns are hard on seniors and those with disabilities. High summer…

Flying to Canada? You Might See Prince William and His Bride

Flying to Canada? You Might See Prince William and His Bride Heads up Anglophiles: After their April wedding, Prince William and Kate Middleton will tour Canada for their first official overseas tour from June 30 to July 8. It is the ideal…

5 Top Travel Destinations for Nature Lover Travelers with Disabilities

Traveling for those with a disability can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overly so with careful planning and preparation.  Following are 5 fabulous travel destinations to consider for nature lovers with disabilities: 1. Captain…