AotS (Autism on the Seas)
We are a travel agent partner of AotS (Autism on the Seas), an award-winning international organisation based Connecticut, who works on collaboration with Royal Caribbean Cruises and other cruise lines in developing cruise vacations out of the USA to accommodation adults and families loving with special needs includng but not limited to but not limited to, Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and all Cognitive, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Their staff assisted cruises are selected from regular cruises throughout the year, and they assist adults and families in accommodating the typical cruise services, as well as providing specialized Respite and Private Activities/Sessions that allow guests the use of the ships entertainment venues in an accommodated and assisted manner. Their professional staff (educated, experienced, background checked and sanctioned by the cruise lines) accompanies you on your cruise to provide these amazing vacation and travel experiences onboard Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian, Disney and Carnival Cruise Lines. To accommodate families even further, their staffed cruises are open to all extended family and friends as well.
At Cruising Plus we arrange your AotS booking for you from here to ensure everything is packaged correctly with your flights and other travel needs.
Special Needs Group (SNG) & Special Needs at Sea
We are also certified as a Professional Travel Advisor and work with SNG, who are based in Florida, USA. They are the leading global provider of oxygen, scooter, wheelchair rentals and special needs equipment around the world servicing guests visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centres in 215 metropolitan areas and 68 countries so we can assist you anywhere with your equipment requirements.
Special Needs Equipment
Everybody has different needs are different and we take time to work with you to ensure we meet those needs. We can assist whether you want to take your own equipment with you or whether you would like to hire equipment. Whether its mobility assistance such as a wheelchair or scooter, walking frames or bathroom aids we can arrange this all for you.
We have partnered with carefully selected local equipment providers and can arrange short term rental packages for your special needs equipment for your holiday within Australia, including on cruise ships. Our bespoke equipment packages can include the delivery, set up and return of rental equipment which means you have all the conveniences you need for a stress free holiday.
We have also partnered with suppliers overseas who can assist us with pre-arranging your equipment needs internationally as well.
Other Accessible Travel Worldwide Partners
We also partner with other travel industry suppliers throughout the world that specialise in accessible cruise & travel. This network enables us to make arrangements for you virtually anywhere in the world.
Cruising Plus is not registered with the NDIS and are unable to give you NDIS advice.
If you or your loved one are an NDIS participant then you may be able to utilise their services to provide a support worker to accompany you/them when you travel and we can assist with their arrangements.