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New Zealand Travel Tips: Wheelchairs & Seniors

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When you arrive in New Zealand, the airports provide ground staff to assist with boarding and disembarking. Air bridges at the major terminals (both domestic and international) provide level access but at smaller airports fork lifts are used to assist wheelchair users. Aisle seats with lift up armrests on some flights and aisle transport chairs (Newton) are available on request. On domestic flights wheelchair users may stay in their own chair to the cabin entry before transferring to an aisle chair. 1. Make sure you take plenty of any medication you may need. Never try to buy it overseas....

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Travel New Zealand by Wheelchair

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New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation and relaxation as well as a playground for thrill seekers and adventurers. New Zealand society is laid-back, diverse, sophisticated, and multicultural, and the honesty, friendliness and openness of Kiwis will impress you.  New Zealand’s awesome landscapes, gorgeous beaches, lush forests, amazing wildlife and pleasant climate make it a haven for many outdoor activities. New Zealand has mild temperatures, high rainfall and lots of sunshine. The great advantage of New Zealand is that all of its diverse physical, cultural, and artistic landscapes are so close to each other! Comparable in...

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