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Cruises for Disabled Passengers

Cruising for Disabled Passengers

Cruises can be great vacations for disabled passengers. Travelers in wheelchairs or with other physical challenges, as well as people with medical conditions, can read about which ships are best for handling disabilities, what services cruise ships provide and what kind of pre-cruise preparation they should do.

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Carnival was great! Carolannmaier
04/15
Had a very good time and everything worked out well. My husband needed wheel chair assistance to get on and off of ship and the process was handled was ease. Met a lot of great employees who went out of their way to help in any way they could. Our ... Read more
The Navigator of the Seas is a beautiful ship. There were a few spots showing age, like the peeling paint on the balcony, but generally, the ship was very well maintained throughout. We were met at the Houston airport with a bus that ... Read more
NCL not for us Big Cheese
04/15
This was my 19th cruise. The first on NCL. Friends of ours asked us to join them, and we thought it would be a great way to experience another cruise line. We primarily cruise on RCCL and Celebrity, with an Alaska Princess cruise and Carnival 4 ... Read more
The Thomson Majesty is not the youngest ship on the block but all the Crew do their utmost to make you feel welcome and provide excellent service and entertainment. I travelled with my husband (cabin 645 - outside standard plus), my disabled ... Read more
This was our second Princess cruise; previously in 1992. I am in a wheelchair and previously was able to disembark using the tender; not so now. Even when at the dock most Princess shore excursions would not accept wheelchairs, unlike ... Read more
Exhilarating because of the bracing weather and southerly force 7 wind. Old-style because Dawn Princess lacks the specialty entertainment and dining options of newer, larger ships. Pre cruise I was booked on a balcony guarantee. 2 days ... Read more
First Royal Cruise wingedone3
04/15
We went on a Carnival Cruise several years ago and I swore I'd never go on another. This trip was for my son's senior spring break and I have to admit I would now go on another. The pool was extremely crowded and I was a bit disappointed that Royal ... Read more
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