TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
Western European countries vary in accessibility to travelers with disabilities. Some national and regional tourist boards provide directories on the accessibil ity of various accommodations and transportation services. If these services are not available, contact institutions of interest directly. It is essential that those with disabilities inform airlines, hotels, restaurants, and other facilities of their needs when making reservations, as some time may be needed to prepare special accommodations. Guide dog owners should inquire as to the quarantine policies of each destination country. At the very least, you will need to provide a certificate of immunization against rabies.
Rail is probably the most convenient form of transportation for disabled trav elers in Western Europe: Many stations have ramps, and some trains have wheel chair lifts, special seating areas, and specially equipped toilets. In general, the countries with the most wheelchair-accessible rail networks are: Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland. Austria and Britain offer accessibility on selected routes. Greece and Spain’s rail systems have limited accessibility. For those who wish to rent cars, some major car rental agen-cies (Hertz, Avis, and National) offer hand-controlled vehicles.
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