The Top 5 Accessible Destinations in Thailand

… Taxi Phuket Mobility Equipment Hire A range of mobility equipment can be sourced, including wheelchairs, commodes, shower commodes, electric hoists, beach wheelchair, transfer boards and walking frames. See here for more information (link) There are also many world-class hospitals, medical facilities, dentists and pharmacists on the island (link) Accessible Attractions and Activities One thing is for sure, you will never be bored in Phuket. In the major tourist destinations, there are plenty of …

Disability Access in Khon Kaen

The latest video from Andy Wright in his ‘Thailand Adventure’ series gives an overview on the mixed progress towards accessibility for wheelchair users in the Khon Kaen region of Thailand. You can see his YouTube channel here where he has kept a video diary of his stay in Thailand. Or visit his website where he has written many interesting articles with photos of the wide range of countries he has visited. …

Jason’s Trip to Phuket

… being, if you book a rental car on-line, be prepared to accept you won’t necessarily get the most suitable model of car in the size range you book. We hit the road south to Phuket, armed with a relatively easy to use Sat-nav, we got to our hotel within an hour. I book hotels through Accorhotels.com, they cover hotels worldwide from economy to luxury but most importantly, all their hotels will have at least 1 disabled room. At the economy end, I find Ibis hotels to be very reasonable in price, …

Road Transport in Thailand

An Accessible Travel Review by Andy Wright Accessibility for wheelchairs and walkers in Thailand For the disabled person in Thailand mobility is the major issue and challenge facing the visitor.  In cities such as Khon Kaen or even Bangkok don’t expect the access to be the same as it is in your home country, although the more modern buildings aimed at Western tourists, will be more readily accessible.  Having travelled extensively around the world, Thailand is in the middle of the range, …

Andy Wright’s Travel Vlog from Thailand

One of Andy Wright’s travel video blogs from Thailand. One of a series, this video gives you a little peek into life in Thailand and the life of Thai people as they visit a temple in Khon Kaen. You can see his YouTube channel here where he has kept a daily video diary of his stay in Thailand. Or visit his website where he has written many interesting articles with photos of the wide range of countries he has visited. …

Go Anywhere Action Track Wheelchair

… of 20° both forward and back. The machines weigh approximately 350lbs and come with joystick controls, a 24 V high thrust motor and has a maximum speed of 3 to 4 mph, it also comes as standard with 212 V wheelchair batteries which are good for up to about 6 miles on a single charge. There are also two accessory holders and a seatbelt that comes as standard. Both chairs come in and interesting range of colours including camouflage, hot lime, pink, super blue, orange, black, white, red, yellow, …