Travellers with Disabilities

Poland is not well equipped for people with disabilities, even though there have been significant improvements in recent years. Wheelchair ramps are available at some upmarket hotels and restaurants, though public transport will be a challenge for anyone with mobility problems. Few offices, museums or banks provide special facilities for travellers with disabilities.

There are several useful websites for travellers with disabilities. If your Polish is up to snuff, try www.niepelnosprawni.pl for up-to-date information on the current situation for people with disabilities in Poland. In the USA, travellers with disabilities can contact the Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (www.sath.org). In the UK, a useful contact is Disability Rights UK (www.disabilityrightsuk.org).