Planning an Accessible Summer Vacation

Going on a trip requires a lot of planning, especially when looking for accessible destinations and activities. Although planning can be difficult and overwhelming at times, our Q Roll Models and brand ambassadors have written some helpful resources for other wheelchair users who want to travel. Accessible Beach Vacation Sakina Shamsi may be young butContinue reading “Planning an Accessible Summer Vacation”

Accessible America as Told by Wheelchair Users

Have you been bitten by the travel bug? If you’re a wheelchair user and travel enthusiast but don’t know what cities or towns are accessible, you’re in the right place. Our Quantum brand ambassadors discuss accessibility in different parts of the United States, including in America’s big cities. They give recommendations about what to see,Continue reading “Accessible America as Told by Wheelchair Users”

Accessibility in America’s Big Cities

Many of America’s big cities are popular travel destinations for people all over. While we like to think that cities are progressive, they aren’t always in terms of accessibility for wheelchair users. If you’re thinking of traveling to a big city one day, such as Los Angeles or Washington D.C., we have some resources forContinue reading “Accessibility in America’s Big Cities”

Accessible Travel During COVID-19

For many people, summer means vacation time. Individuals and families from around the world generally plan to travel during June, July or August. This is the time to see relatives, explore new places and relax. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, restrictions may have been put in place that affect your travel plans. However, this doesn’t meanContinue reading “Accessible Travel During COVID-19”

Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation

Many people who use wheelchairs also rely on public transportation. Public transportation systems need to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and their assistive equipment, including electric wheelchairs. There are different rules for different transit authorities, so consult with your local transit authority onContinue reading “Electric Wheelchairs and Public Transportation”

Getting Technical Support Away from Home

We can all agree that we want to create memories of a lifetime when we travel, although there are unanticipated situations that also contribute to these memories. While they make for entertaining stories, they’re not the types of situations that we want to happen. If you find yourself away from home and needing technical supportContinue reading “Getting Technical Support Away from Home”

Wheelchair Accessories for Travel

There are a variety of wheelchair accessories out there and each one fulfills a different purpose. In fact, they can be a traveler’s best friend. If you are traveling with your power wheelchair, you’ll want to check out our list of accessories that will be useful for your upcoming trip. Accessories for Storage It’s alwaysContinue reading “Wheelchair Accessories for Travel”

Power Wheelchair Features for Camping

You’re an outdoor enthusiast and want to enjoy nature. You’ve added some accessible national parks and trails to your list and have started planning your trip.  Now, onto the next hurdle. One of the worst parts of going on a trip is packing. No matter how many times you’ve gone on trips, it’s so easyContinue reading “Power Wheelchair Features for Camping”

Five Benefits of Planning a Staycation

You may have seen the term “staycation” floating around the internet in recent years. Although the concept of staying at home isn’t new, staycations have taken the online world by storm. What is a staycation? You can probably guess by the name that a staycation is the act of taking time off from work orContinue reading “Five Benefits of Planning a Staycation”

Wheelchair-Accessible Outdoors Guide

The world is your oyster. That is until you run into uneven terrain filled with gravel and inaccessible restrooms. The outdoors is meant for everyone to enjoy any time of the year. Some workers at national parks dedicate some of their time to making the parks accessible for all to experience. There are also organizations,Continue reading “Wheelchair-Accessible Outdoors Guide”