Going on holiday

Useful contacts for planning your holiday

Tourism For All

A national registered charity providing information about accommodation and tourism services for older people and people with disabilities

0303 303 0146

These websites may help you to find suitable accommodation around the UK:

Visit England

Visit Scotland

Visit Wales

Discover Northern Ireland

Going abroad

The European Health Insurance card (EHIC)


The latest travel advice by country, your rights at the airport and getting help abroad

Help with getting to your destination 


P&O Ferries

0800 130 0030

Brittany Ferries

0330 159 5015


08447 70 70 70

Channel Tunnel


03432 186 186

Euro Tunnel

08443 35 35 35


National Express

0371 781 8181

National Rail Enquiries

03457 48 49 50


028 9066 6630 24

Disability on board

Offers details of passenger assistance on trains


Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Information for air travellers

If you have concerns or need advice, call our helpline on 03000 030 555 between 9am and 5pm on a weekday or email them.

We'll take good care of your personal info and you can update the way we contact you at any time - check out our privacy policy at blf.org.uk/privacy to find out more.

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Last medically reviewed: March 2018. Due for review: March 2021

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.