Wheelaway's Blog

A blog discussing everything related to wheelchair accessibility. From working in the industry for 10+ years, we have gathered some of the best practices, tips, lessons and information from our clients and from our  experience having family members with a disability regarding accessible travel, wheelchair models, obstacles to accessibility, wheelchair accessible vehicles, and lots more.

We hope you enjoy reading our articles and that they are of some benefit to you and your livelihood. If there is anything you would like us to write about or have any feedback please contact us.

Quickie Iris

Quickie Iris Tilt-In-Space Wheelchair Analysis & Review: From An Outside Perspective As a company that provides wheelchair accessible vehicle hire in Australia, we are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest wheelchair technologies to offer our clients. One such technology is the Quickie IRIS Tilt-In-Space wheelchair, which we have recently analysed and reviewed …

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Convaid Cruiser

The Convaid Cruiser Analysis & Review: From An Outside Perspective As a company that hires wheelchair accessible vehicles, we are always excited to hear about equipment that makes life more accessible for people with disability.  We heard about the Convaid Cruiser when a friend of ours, who has a child with a disability, came over …

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Not a Wheelchair: Understanding the Importance of Accessible Vehicles for People with Mobility Challenges

We started our business when Paul’s mums became wheelchair bound and we needed to move her out of her nursing home. Taxis were unreliable and so they bought a vehicle to run her around. Through talking to people in the community and hearing that others were struggling with the same issue we decided to begin a …

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Travel Chair Wheelchair: The Ultimate Solution for Comfortable and Convenient Travel

The travel chair wheelchair has revolutionized the way people with mobility issues travel. These specially designed chairs have made it possible for individuals to move around airports, train stations, and other transport hubs with ease. Despite many destinations becoming more accessible, the physical challenges of traveling can still be daunting, but with travel chair wheelchairs, …

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Disabled Travel: Navigating the World as a Wheelchair User

As a wheelchair user, disabled travel can present some unique challenges, but it shouldn’t stop you from exploring the world. Australia and overseas destinations offer a wealth of opportunities for disabled travellers, from accessible transportation options to hotels with adapted rooms. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the key considerations for disabled travel …

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Toyota Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles For Sale

Sourcing Toyota wheelchair accessible vehicles for sale in Australia can be difficult. Why, you may ask? One of the main difficulties is the limited availability of such vehicles in the market. While there are dealerships and manufacturers that specialise in converting regular vehicles into wheelchair accessible ones, the choices are still limited. This can make …

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Disabled Travel Melbourne

As a wheelchair user, disabled travel in Melbourne can be a unique and exciting experience, but it can also present challenges. With the right planning and information, wheelchair travel in Melbourne can be an enjoyable and accessible experience. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best wheelchair-friendly venues and areas in Melbourne. Getting Around …

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