Disability and travel abroad

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office guide for people with disabilities preparing for travel abroad



For some people with disabilities, overseas travel can present challenges, as accessibility standards and facilities can be different to the UK. This Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) guide is intended to provide useful information to help you plan for travel.

Published 30 July 2011
Last updated 19 June 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated page content providing guidance on disability and travel abroad - June '19. This guide replaces the leaflet called 'Disabled travellers'.

  2. Leaflet updated - December 2013

  3. First published.