Category Archives: Holidays

Accessible getaways abroad: The world’s most accessible cruises

For our latest post we’re doing something a little different. Rather than a specific destination, we’re picking out just a few of our favourite accessible cruises.

The cruises we’ve chosen here give you lots of time to relax on board. But they also give you plenty of sights and stopovers to keep you entertained.

So, from spectacular Scandinavian fjords to some of the most fascinating cities in the world, here’s our pick of the world’s best accessible cruises.

Norwegian Cruise Lines: Explore Scandinavia, Russia & the Baltic

Norwegian Cruise Lines have done an excellent job of making their ships as accessible as possible.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Melbourne, Australia

Great weather, a fantastic standard of living and plenty of art and culture. It all adds up to making Melbourne one of the most desirable places to live in the world. It’s no surprise that the Australian city regularly ranks among the most ‘livable’ cities on the planet.

And while we’re not suggesting that you sell up and move there straightaway, it certainly makes for a great getaway. It is packed with plenty to keep you busy, from wonderful museums and art galleries to fantastic places to eat.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Portland, Oregon

The state of Oregon is a wonderful place to explore. It’s full of wild trails and stunning scenery. But we think the highly accessible city of Portland is a real jewel in the state’s crown.

The ‘City of Roses’ is a varied place, full of friendly people and rich experiences for the visitor. From beautiful gardens to delicious street food, this diverse city makes for a great getaway. So, here is Quingo Scooter’s guide to the very best of Portland, Oregon.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Venice

Venice is uniquely beautiful. This magical city is famous the world over for its canals and historic bridges. And yet these attractions are also what put many people off visiting with their mobility scooter. To many visitors with mobility issues, Venice might seem like too much of a challenge.

We think that is a real shame, as you are missing out on one of the world’s most fascinating getaways. Despite what you might think, Venice is surprisingly accessible. Over half the city is accessible without having to cross any of the bridges.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Moscow

Moscow feels like a city built for giants. The scale of the place is incredible. The roads are wide. The buildings are monumental and the parks are vast. And then, there is also the great weight of history in this ancient city.

Surely there are few other places (Berlin perhaps?) where so many momentous events have taken place. You can feel it in every brick and stone, red star and golden dome.

But then this can also be a surprisingly accessible city too.

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