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How To Travel If You Have Special Needs

How To Travel If You Are Visually Impaired

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  • Make sure your travel agent and airline know that you might need help
  • If you can't read a monitor or find a gate, ask an airline representative or another traveler to help you find your way
  • Use your cane. It's the best way to let others know you're visually impaired.
  • Remember the color and description of your luggage so that others can help you more easily find it. A sticker or a piece of yarn tied to the handle makes it even more identifiable.
  • Gift shops often sell small replicas of attractions.Touching them may give you a better idea of the shape of large buildings, and the layout of other tourist sites.
  • Carry written directions for where you want to go, including the street address as well as the name. Even though you may not be able to read them, you can show them to someone else if you get lost.
  • If you use a guide dog, refer to How To Travel With A Service Animal

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