GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE

VOLUME IX, NUMBER 11, November 2008

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Welcome to the November 2008 issue of the Global Access News Travel E-Zine. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to write us and share your travel tips and experiences.

 

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CONTENTS

 

1. VALENCIA, SPAIN ACCESS

2. HEATHROW HELP BUS

3. DISNEY WITH DISABILITIES

4. THAILAND: DUREA HEALTH CENTER

5. CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

6. TENERIFE YET AGAIN

 

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1. VALENCIA SPAIN ACCESS

 

According to the Venere Travel Blog, Valencia Spain is one of Europe’s most accessible cities for disabled travelers. Check out their range of accessible accommodations, sights and transit options at
http://www.venere.com/blog/accessible-holiday-valencia/
 

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2. ACCESSIBLE HEATHROW SHUTTLE
 

If you are bound for London, England and arriving at Heathrow Airport, click on this site to learn of all the assistive services available for disabled travelers:

http://www.heathrowinformation.co.uk/heathrow-airport-FAC-facilities-disabled.php

 

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3. DISNEY WITH DISABILITIES

 

Greg Ball, publisher of the guide, Walt Disney World with Disabilities, sent news of his new web site that contains free helpful information on rides, attractions, assistive devices, etc. Visit Walt Disney World with Health Conditions at www.Diz-Abled.com

 

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4. THAILAND: DUREA HEALTH CENTER

 

Kevin Durea wrote to announce the new Durea Health Center in Thailand. Located 15 minutes from Chiang Mai, the cultural centre of Thailand, the center provides holiday accommodations and alternative treatments for disabled people in a resort setting that includes Western and Thai menus, using home grown produce. According to Durea, all units are air conditioned, of generous dimensions with in-built safes, furnished with excellent examples of local craftsmanship, and private outdoor areas. To learn more, visit http://www.dureahealthcenter.com/home.php

 

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5. CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

 

Navigating Chateau de Versailles as a disabled person can be a daunting task. Thankfully, this site provides maps and many helpful access tips for parking, accessible entrances and bathrooms and tours. Learn more at

http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/591_Access.php?idT=8

 

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6. TENERIFE YET AGAIN

 

Syd & June Burns headed for the warmth of Tenerife for their 5th visit. There they enjoyed the accessible amenities of everything Los Christianos has to offer.

http://www.globalaccessnews.com/tenerifeagain_burns_08.htm

 

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