Just back from eight days in Amsterdam with my 25-year old friend, who gets about primarily in a wheelchair . . . and with her dad, my boyfriend.
1) Understand beforehand that Amsterdam is expensive . . . and worth it.
2) Plan and communicate with your hosts by email and telephone; let them know your needs, desires, limitations and capabilities. Planning includes reading Rick Steves’ “Easy Access Europe.”
3) Steps are everywhere and will limit access. If you can manage any steps at all, you will increase your access.
If you have not been to Amsterdam, you may
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Accessible Travel NL is working on the European project eAccess+. This project works to promote, encourage and support companies, organizations and governments to improve online and digital accessibility. The project is funded by the European Commission.
Many stakeholders are involved in this eAccess+ project, in order to make as many people as possible aware of the importance of online and digital accessibility. ENAT and Accessible Travel NL
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