• Ray P @RayPro Norwich - updated 4mo

    wheelchair holiday

    Here is my impression of our first disabled holiday with the "Limitless Travel" company

    We travelled to South Mimms services the night before to meet the coach at 9 am, we stayed at the Premier Inn that unfortunately told us just 2 days before that the restruant was closed and the prebooked meals would be refunded later.
    Limitless Travel gave me a number for the courier to assist with luggage to the coach that took us to Chester via a 45 min stop in Birmingham
    Hiccup no.1 the telephone number was an old one and was turned off, so waiting outside the hotel a lady came out and asked what we were waiting for? - it turned out it was the courier we were supposed to phone, she had changed her phone, told company but still given her old number!
    We arrived at the 4 star Hilton hotel in Chester about 3 pm where we met the other members of our party by the three couriers/carers. We then went to our separate rooms to refresh before dinner at 7.pm.
    Our room was a suite with a king sized bed with its own bathroom, there was a large screen 55" tv that swivelled in a wide divider separating the other room that had a hospital bed and a wheeled commode/shower chair plus a fully disabled wet room. There was also a proper coffee pod machine along with the usual kettle etc. A settee, glass coffee table, armchair, desk and chair, fridge and safe. All in all a very nice room that catered for our needs.
    The coach driver was a real character at our first dinner that had everyone roaring with laughter within the first 15 minutes.
    We had a set menu to choose from that changed daily, it had a choice of 4 starters, 5 main courses and 4 desserts, followed by tea or coffee.
    We were seated on a long joined up table that had the whole party on it, chairs were removed to cater for wheelchairs. The food was first class.
    The trips out to Llandudno, Liverpool and Llanberis were well organised and catered for all disabilities, we had the same coach and driver from beginning to end. Weather wasn't great at Liverpool but we all enjoyed our river cruise around the docks, at Llandudno we had a high tea in a hotel overlooking the bay in warm sunshine, as was our trip to Llanberis where we all got on a train with a reserved carriage for wheelchairs for a trip along the lake, stunning scenery there.
    To be honest I thought the cost was too much but afterwards on reflection, the quality and detail provided was faultless and we could well be going with them again. (After saving up of course!)
    Cost was
    Adult Holiday Package (Ray Proctor) £1,199.00
    Adult Holiday Package (Jackie Proctor) £1,199.00

    Profiling Bed (Jackie Proctor) £479.00
    Shower Commode (Jackie Proctor) £161.00

    Discount - £100.00
    Total. £2,938.00

    (To put in perspective, the 4 days in the hotel suite we had would of cost me £760, plus half board meal at approx £600)

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