Information  Tips and Tricks

Feel free to send us additional information so that we can share it with others

Travel Insurance

Having pre-existing medical conditions/OI doesn’t always mean you can’t get travel insurance or that it has to be expensive. It simply means that you need to look a little deeper when doing your research. You can start your research with these two companies who have covered people with OI in the past. This is not taking into account your particular destination, circumstances or needs.

Know your medical history
Each insurer has different terms and conditions.
Some will ask for medical history in the past ten years and others, for the past six months.
It is advisable to check how much of your medical history you have to disclose so that you can be confident
that your policy covers you should anything happen.
The conditions covered and additional costs that apply vary between insurers.
There are some conditions that insurers will not cover.
This does not mean that you cannot take out travel insurance. It simply means that any claim arising from, or related to that condition will not be covered.

Accessible Travel Online Resources

from the

Image result for lonely planet

We  know that the first barrier to travel for many people who have access issues or a disability is a lack of information, combined with a fear of the unknown. We hope that this collection of online resources will go some way towards filling the information gap and alleviating unfounded fears, either by providing information directly or by introducing you to a host of people who haven’t let their disability get in the way of their love of travel.

Accessible Travel Online Resources 2017

The world’s largest list of online resources for accessible travel. Country-by-country resources from national and local government and tourism bodies, as well as disabled people’s organisations for more than 40 countries around the world. A wealth of experience of traveling with a disability from more than 50 personal travel blogs.


Accessible Melbourne Accessible Rio city guide Accessible Edinburgh: A Festival Guide  Accessible Brighton: A Festival Guide

Accessible:- Melbourne, Glasgow: A Festival Guide, Rio city guide, Edinburgh: A Festival Guide, Brighton: A Festival Guide

More Content……….



The OI Society of Australia

Before acting on any advice on this website you should  obtain appropriate independent or professional advice before any action or decision is taken on the basis of any material on this website……….read more

See our Terms of Use


Join Us

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

Become a member Become a sponsor