Beyond Borders Travel - Supported small group adventures for people with disability - UnitingCare Queensland

 
Beyond Borders Travel - Supported small group adventures for people with disability - UnitingCare Queensland
Beyond
                        Borders
July 2019 - June 2020
                         Travel
                        Supported small group
                         adventures for people
                                with disability
Beyond Borders Travel - Supported small group adventures for people with disability - UnitingCare Queensland
“	Don’t tell me
                                the sky’s the limit,
                                when there are
                                footprints on                           “
                                the moon
                                 - Paul Brandt

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Table of
    Contents

      p6                                          p10                                                                                      p18
      NDIS & what our
                               p8                 Supported small
                                                                       p12                                p16                              Melbourne
      travellers have to say   Holiday your Way   group adventures     Inclusions                         Calendar                         + Mt Bulla

      p19                                         p21                                                     p23
      Townsville +
                               p20                Adelaide - Darwin
                                                                       p22                                Stradbroke Island +
                                                                                                                                           p24
      Gympie Music Muster      Gold Coast         on The Ghan          Whitsundays Cruise                 Sunshine Coast                   Stradbroke Island

                                                  p28                                                     p30
      p25                      p26                Byron Bay in March
                                                                       p29                                Beyond - Future
                                                                                                                                           p31
      Music festival month     New Zealand        Noosa in June        Canberra + Sydney                  destinations                     FAQ’s

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“Travelling with
                                                                                                                                                                             UnitingCare is
                                                                                                                                                                               one of my
                                                                                                                                                                            favourite things
                                                                                                                                                                                 to do”

                                                                                                                                                                “I met a lot of new
                                                                                                                                                               friends, achieved my

           Beyond Borders
                                                                                                                                                              goal of seeing race car
                                                                                                                                                              driving in real life and
                                                                                                                          “I go on these holidays
                                                                                                                                                                  would definitely
                                                                                                                            every year and enjoy

           Travel & the NDIS
                                                                                                                                                                  attend another
                                                                                                                           meeting new friends.
                                                                                                                                                                     holiday.”
                                                                                                                           I have been attending
                                                                                                                             holidays for at least
                                                                                                                            10 years – they are a
                                                                                                                         fantastic team of people
                                                                                                                          to go on holiday with.”
           Beyond Borders Travel is part of UnitingCare, a
           registered provider under the NDIS. That means
                                                                 About UnitingCare.
           we can provide a wide range of services and           Helping you live life in all its fullness.
           supports funded by the NDIS.
                                                                 Every day in the community, we engage with
           Any of the support you require to go on holidays      people from all walks of life to support them
           or supported small-group adventures can               to live life in all its fullness. We deliver skilled,
           typically be funded by the NDIS out of your           evidence-based interventions for those facing
           core support budget under daily activities and        adversity, and utilise our reach and vision to
           social and community participation. The cost          confront injustice. We are leaders in crisis
           of support varies depending on the destination,       response, the protection of vulnerable children,
           the duration of the trip and the support needs of     financial resilience and family wellbeing. We
           each individual. The standard support ratio is        meet people where they are and walk alongside
           1:4, but 1:1 support is also offered.                 them to achieve positive change and growth.
                                                                 Right across Queensland, UnitingCare supports                                                     “I have been to lots of
           The out-of-pocket expenses are the costs that         thousands of people living with a disability in                                                  Country Music festivals
           would be incurred by anyone going on holiday,         redefining what’s possible in their lives.                                                       now and I love the live
           such as transportation (like car travel, flights or                                                                                                    music. I also really like
           rail), meals, accommodation and sightseeing.          UnitingCare also provides aged care, disability                                                   the food and I can get
                                                                 supports, health care and crisis response in                                                    new CD’s of my favourite
           Talk to us to see how you can maximise your           Queensland through Blue Care, Lifeline, The                                                        singers to add to my
           NDIS budget to pay for supported small-group          Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial                                                               collection”
           adventures through our flexible funding options.      Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital and St
           You may be able to draw from other line items         Stephen’s Hospital. And we provide community,
           to fund more of your trip through your plan and       aged care, disability and mental health support
           reduce your out-of-pocket expense.                    in the Northern Territory through ARRCS.

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That place you’ve been
                               dreaming of... we can get
                               you there.
                               We want to make the world barrier free for the people we support.
                               Would you like one of our trained support staff to accompany you
                               or help you with creating an accessible itinerary? Well that is our
                               speciality – give our team a call and chat to us about where you want
                               to go, and let us help you holiday your way.

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Supported small
     group adventures                                                     Darwin ●

                                                                                                                         ● Townsville

                                                                                                                                      ● Whitsundays

                                                                                     ● Alice Springs

                                                                                                                                Gympie ●          ● Noosa
                                                                                                                                                  ● Sunshine Coast
                                                                                                                                          ● Brisbane
                                                                                                                               Gold Coast ● ● Stradbroke Island
                                                                                                                                               ● Byron Bay
                                                                                                                      Tamworth ●
                                                                                                               Parkes ●
                                                                                                                                         ● Sydney
                                                                                                  ● Adelaide       Canberra ●

                                                                                                                          ● Mt Buller

            Explore your backyard                                                                                  ● Melbourne
                                                                                                                                                                                       New ●
            Choose from an exciting range of small group adventures
                                                                                                                                                                                       Zealand
            to destinations right here in Australia. From the tropical
            North of the country to the snowy alps in the South, you’ll
            find a holiday to get excited about. So whether you fancy
            a relaxing beach escape, want to explore the sights and
            sounds of the city or travel across the outback by train,
            Beyond Borders has a holiday to suit you.

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All-inclusive
     holidays
     Beyond Borders Travel
     adventures are inclusive of
     accommodation, transport,
     major meals, sightseeing
     and activities                                         Accommodation
                                                            & Transportation
                                                            Our prices include all accommodation
                                                            and transportation costs.

     Food
     Breakfast, lunch
     and dinner are all
     included in our
     pricing, and we offer
     a wide variety of
     choice that caters                                           SYDN
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     for all dietary and                                  ANE
                                                     BRISB
     nutritional needs.

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Sightseeing
     and activities
     Our adventures include fun
     activities and sightseeing, so you
     have the opportunity to explore
     the destination and take in all it
     has to offer.

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                                          Tamworth Country Music Festival
                                          and Ability Festival.

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Calendar 2019-20
     Adventures to
     get excited about
                                    JULY 2019                                AUGUST 2019                               SEPTEMBER 2019                                      OCTOBER 2019
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               7      8         9      10   11      12   13      4     5     6     7    8    9    10        9     9     10      11      12    13    14          6     7     8       9   10      11   12

              14     15     16         17   18      19   20     12     12    13    14   15   16   17        16    16    17      18      19    20    21         13    14    15      16   17      18   19

              21     22     23         24   25      26   27     19     19    20    21   22   23   24        23    23    24      25      26    27    28         20    21    22      23   24      25   26

              28     29     30         31                       25     26    27    28   29   30   31        29    30                                           27    28    29      30   31

                          NOVEMBER 2019                                     DECEMBER 2019                               JANUARY 2020                                      FEBRUARY 2020
               S      M         T      W        T   F    S       S     M     T     W    T    F    S         S     M     T       W       T     F      S         S     M      T      W        T   F     S

                                                    1    2       1     2     3     4    5    6    7                             1       2     3      4                                                1

               3      4         5       6       7   8    9       9     9     10    11   12   13   14        5     6     7       8       9     10    11         2      3     4       5       6   7     8

              10     11     12         13   14      15   16     16     16    17    18   19   20   21        12    13    14      15      16    17    18          9    10    11      12   13      14   15

              17     18     19         20   21      22   23     23     23    24    25   26   27   28        19    20    21      22      23    24    25         16    17    18      19   20      21   22

              24     25     26         27   28      29   30     29     30    31                             26    27    28      29      30    31               23    24    25      26   27      28   29

                                MARCH 2020                                    APRIL 2020                                     MAY 2020                                           JUNE 2020
               S      M         T      W        T   F    S       S     M     T     W    T    F    S         S     M     T       W       T     F      S         S     M      T      W        T   F     S

               1      2         3       4       5   6    7                         1    2    3    4         31                                1      2                1     2       3       4   5     6

               8      9     10         11   12      13   14      5     6     7     8    9    10   11        3     4     5       6       7     8      9          7     8     9      10   11      12   13

              15     16     17         18   19      20   21     12     13    14    15   16   17   18        10    11    12      13      14    15    16         14    15    16      17   18      19   20

              22     23     24         25   26      27   28     19     20    21    22   23   24   25        17    18    19      20      21    22    23         21    22    23      24   25      26   27

              29     30     31                                  26     27    28    29   30                  24    25    26      27      28    29    30         28    29    30

            Winter                                            Spring                                      Summer                                             Autumn
            Melbourne & Mt Bulla                              Gold Coast GC600                            Parkes – Elvis Festival                            Byron Bay
            17 – 21 July                                      25 – 28 October                             7 – 14 January 2020                                16 – 19 March 2020
            Townsville & Magnetic Island                      Adelaide to Darwin on board The Ghan        Tamworth Country Music Festival                    Canberra & Sydney
            5 – 10 August                                     2 – 7 November                              16 – 28 January 2020                               29 Apr – 6 May 2020
            Gympie Music Muster                               Whitsundays Cruise                          New Zealand                                        Noosa
            22 – 25 August                                    12 – 16 November                            18 Feb – 6 March 2020                              15 – 17 June 2020
                                                              Stradbroke Island + Ladies Pamper Getaway                                                                                          DEF - Definite
                                                              25 – 30 November | 2 – 4 December                                                                                                  Departure

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Winter
      Adventures

             Winter                                            Trains, tropics
             Wonderland                                        and Cowboys

             MELBOURNE                                         TOWNSVILLE

                                                      August
July

             17 - 21 JULY                                      5 - 10 AUGUST
             If you have always wanted to spend
             a day building a snowman, throwing
                                                               This adventure includes the biggest
                                                               NRL game of the season, the Broncos             Gympie
             snowballs and tobogganing then this
             is the trip for you. Amazing Mt Buller
                                                               take on the Cowboys. Plus you get
                                                               to enjoy a round trip overnight train
                                                                                                               Music Muster
             snow fields in Victoria are just a day            journey on the Spirit Of Queensland
             trip away from Melbourne so get your              and a day trip to Magnetic Island               GYMPIE
             winter woollies out and come join us.             where you will be immersed in all
                                                               things tropical in the heart of the             22 - 25 AUGUST
             4 Nights                                          stunning Great Barrier Reef.
                                                                                                               Dust off your toe-tapping cowboy
             • Neighbours tour                                                                                 boots, this holiday will satisfy any
                                                               5 Nights
             • Mt Buller snow day                                                                              music lover. With live action all day
                                                               • Broncos Vs Cowboys NRL match
             • Puffing Billy steam train                                                                       on the main stage, tasty eats and
                                                               • Magnetic Island                               great merchandise.
             • Melbourne Street Art walking tour
                                                               • Train trip to Townsville and back
             $2100 per person + $1350 support                  • Koala Sanctuary                               3 Nights
             Roundtrip airfare included                        • Reef HQ Aquarium                              • Enjoy the annual Gympie
                                                                                                                 music muster
                                                               $1500 per person + $1400 support                • Live music & fun festival
                                                                                                                 atmosphere
                                                                                                               • Ginger Factory

                                                                                                               $950 per person + $950 support

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Spring, the perfect
       time to explore

                Gold Coast 600                                     The Glorious
                V8 Supercars                                       Ghan

                GOLD COAST                                         ADELAIDE – DARWIN

                                                        November
October

                25 - 28 OCTOBER                                    2 - 7 NOVEMBER
                                                                   From the bottom right to the very top,
                Your GC600 experience awaits,
                                                                   this train journey will take us through the
                with some of the best looking high
                                                                   robust red centre of Australia. Along the
                performance V8 Supercars on show.
                                                                   way you will get see an outback sunrise,
                The Hot Wheels Stunt Team will show
                                                                   spend an afternoon at the Alice Springs
                you their dangerous and spectacular
                                                                   Desert Park and a morning in the town
                motorbike stunts. The Motor Cross
                                                                   of Katherine where we will get a uniquely
                stars will impress you with their
                                                                   Aussie outback experience. Enjoy two
                adrenalin pumping aerial antics, plus
                                                                   nights in Darwin to wrap things up with
                the Stadium Super Trucks and Super
                                                                   a visit to Crocosaurus Cove.
                Ute’s will rev-up a loud show.
                                                                   5 Nights
                3 Nights
                                                                   • Outback sunrise
                • Rev-heads start your engines –
                                                                   • Gold Class on The Ghan for 2 nights
                  your ears will be ringing for days
                                                                   • 1 night in Adelaide
                • Pit-lane walk
                                                                   • 2 nights in Darwin
                • Check out the views of Surfers
                  Paradise from the SkyPoint Tower                 • Crocosaurus Cove
                  observation deck                                 • Excursions in Alice Springs and
                                                                     Katherine
                $850 per person plus $850 support                  • Royal Flying Doctors Service -
                                                                     Darwin base

                                                                   $3460 per person + $3440 support.
                                                                   Roundtrip airfare included.

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Relaxing cruise                                     Girls summer fun – will you choose
              around the Whitsundays                              to rough it or get pampered?

              WHITSUNDAYS                                         STRADBROKE IS.                                  SUNSHINE COAST
November

                                                        Nov-Dec
              12 - 16 NOVEMBER                                    25 - 27 NOVEMBER                                2 - 4 DECEMBER
              Cruisers will love this relaxing cruise             Join the boys camping on                        Ladies Sunshine Coast pamper package
              around the beautiful Whitsunday                     Stradbroke Island for 2 nights
              Islands on-board the Pacific Dawn.                                                                  You will enjoy a visit to the local day-spa
              You will get to check out Airlie Beach,             Do you want to go camping with the              where we will get our nails done and get
              a charming tourist town nestled at the              boys this summer? Come and set up               pampered. Relax by the beach listening
              southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef.             a tent at Minjerribah camp grounds,             to the waves and build sand castles in
                                                                  located on Amity Point, North                   beautiful Caloundra this summer.
                                                                  Stradbroke Island. This spot is home
              4 Nights
                                                                  to a local pod of dolphins, a family of         2 Nights
              • Visits Airlie Beach                               wild koalas and thousands of soldier
                                                                                                                  • Manicure & Pedicure
              • Ship includes a waterpark with                    crabs so there will be lots to do while
                slides and an adventure park                      you rough-it.                                   • Hotel accommodation
              • Live entertainment and casino on                                                                  • Australia Zoo
                board                                             2 Nights
                                                                                                                  $700 per person
                                                                  • 4WD Truck to cruise up the beach
              Cruise prices change daily –                                                                        + $550 support
                                                                  • Ferry ride
              call for a quote!
                                                                  • Brown lake
              plus $950 support
                                                                  • All-terrain wheelchair

                                                                  $550 per person +
                                                                  $550 support

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Summer fun

              Camping on Stradbroke                                  Music Festival
              Island – boys summer fun                               Month

              STRADBROKE IS.                                        PARKES NSW                                      TAMWORTH NSW
Nov-Dec

                                                          January
              25 - 30 NOVEMBER                                      7 - 14 JANUARY                                  16 - 28 JANUARY
              Located on Amity Point, North                         Elvis Festival                                  Tamworth Country
              Stradbroke Island, Minjerribah camp
                                                                    Elvis lovers this is the trip you don’t
                                                                                                                    Music Festival
              grounds is home to a local pod of
              dolphins, a family of wild koalas and                 want to miss. You will get to dress             You get to choose to either come for
              thousands of soldier crabs so there will              up and celebrate the birthday of the            the beginning or the final week of the
              be lots to do while you rough-it. Mark’s              King of rock n roll in style surrounded         festival… or why not join us for the full
              accessible 4WD truck will get you access              by Elvis impersonators and live                 two weeks! Get your singing voices and
              to remote parts of the island where you               entertainment.                                  square dancing moves warmed up for
              can catch pipi’s and go fishing. Plus the                                                             this one. Tamworth always puts on a
              all-terrain wheelchair will be there for              7 Nights                                        show for their annual CMF – this town
              rides along the beach.                                                                                in northern NSW comes alive for this
                                                                    • Overnight drive to and from Parkes
                                                                                                                    festive fortnight of golden guitars and
              • 4WD Truck to cruise up the beach                    • Dubbo Zoo                                     country music.
              • Ferry ride                                          • Parkes Observatory                            • Overnight drive to and from Tamworth
              • Fishing                                                                                               via Toowoomba for pick-up & drop-off
                                                                    $1400 + $2100 support
              • Campfire                                                                                            • The country music capital of Australia
              • Brown Lake                                                                                          • Tamworth Marsupial Park
              • All-terrain wheelchair                                                                              Week 1
              3 Nights 27 – 30 November                                                                             6 Nights 16 – 22 January
                                                                                                                    $1400 + $2100 support
              $750 + $750 support
                                                                                                                    Week 2
              5 Nights 25 – 30 November
                                                                                                                    7 Nights 21 – 28 January
              $1000 + $1000 support
                                                                                                                    $1500 + $2200 support

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Explore
       New Zealand!

              CLASSIC PANORAMA                          NORTHERN DISCOVERY                            TRANZALPINE
February

              18 FEBRUARY – 6 MARCH                     18 – 25 FEBRUARY                              DISCOVERY
                                                                                                      26 FEBRUARY – 6 MARCH
              North & South Islands                     New Zealand - North Island
              Have you been dreaming of exploring       You will be immersed in the rich culture      New Zealand - South Island
              the wonders of gorgeous New Zealand?      of the North Island when you check out
              Come and discover the North and South     the historic treaty grounds of Waitangi       The South Island is the adventure capital
              Island with the Classic Panorama. Or      in the Bay of Islands. You’ll also visit an   of the Southern Hemisphere so this trip
              you can choose to explore just one        authentic Maori Village and thermal mud       will suit you adrenalin junkies. Plus this
              of the islands with our single-island     pools in Rotorua, plus enjoy a traditional    part of New Zealand has some of the
              options. You will enjoy all of the        Maori performance and a Hangi feast for       most stunning sights with glaciers, fiords
              attractions and inclusions of the North   dinner.                                       and national parks. During this journey
              Island and South Island adventures                                                      you will get to explore by train, boat
              detailed on these pages.                  7 Nights                                      and coach.

                                                        • Cape Brett Scenic cruise                    9 Nights
              17 nights
                                                        • Auckland Sky Tower
              $4206 + $11,547 support                                                                 • Milford Sound scenic cruise
              Roundtrip airfare included                • Agrodome Farm Show
                                                                                                      • Tranzalpine train journey
                                                        • Rainbow Springs Park
                                                                                                      • Walter Peak dinner cruise
                                                        • Skyline Gondola
                                                                                                      • Larnach Castle
                                                        • Huka Falls
                                                                                                      • West Coast Glacier region
                                                        $2942 + $4842 support                         • Fiordland National Park
                                                        Roundtrip airfare included                    • Mount Cook National Park

                                                                                                      $3320 + $6084 support
                                                                                                      Roundtrip airfare included

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Autumn &
      Winter Escapes

             Explore                                                                                     Capital City
             Northern NSW                                                                                Getaway

             BYRON BAY                                   NOOSA                                           CANBERRA & SYDNEY
                                                  June

                                                                                                 April
March

             16 – 19 MARCH                               SUNSHINE COAST                                  29 APRIL – 6 MAY
                                                         15 – 17 JUNE
             This adventure will take you to some                                                        You can choose between Canberra or Sydney.
             of the best parts of Northern NSW
             including the biggest small-town of         This is the perfect little two night            Canberra 29 April - 2 May
             Mullumbimby, the coastal town of            getaway packed with all the best bits           3 nights
             Lennox Head and of course beautiful         of South-east Queensland. You will be           • Botanic Gardens
             Byron Bay. Enjoy fish & chips on the        staying on the Noosa River with time
                                                                                                         • Parliament House
             beach of this iconic tourist town, shop     to shop, swim, fish and play with our
                                                         friends under the sea.                          • The Australian Mint
             and people watch to your hearts
             content.                                                                                    • War Memorial
                                                         2 Nights                                        • Various international consulates
             3 Nights                                    • Visit the Eumundi Markets                     $500 + $1900 support
             • Visit the Lighthouse on                   • Enjoy a BBQ Lunch, go fishing and             Roundtrip airfare included
               the most easterly point                     explore the Noosa River on board a
               of Australia                                barge boat                                    Sydney 2 May - 6 May
                                                                                                         4 nights
             • Lake Ainsworth                            • Sealife Aquarium
             • Currumbin Wildlife                                                                        • Home & Away set tour
               Sanctuary                                 $250 + $1250 support                            • Taronga Zoo
                                                                                                         • Darling Harbour                               If you are having trouble picking between
             $300 + $1400 support                                                                                                                        Canberra or Sydney why not do both and make
                                                                                                         • Hyde Park                                     it a 7 night adventure.
                                                                                                         • Circular Quay, The Rocks                      Catch the included train between these two
                                                                                                         • The Blue Mountains                            awesome capital cities.
                                                                                                         $500 + $2400 support                            $750 deposit + $3700 support
                                                                                                         Roundtrip airfare included                      Roundtrip airfare included

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...and                                                               FAQ’s

                                                                                                                            Q&A
                                                                                                                                                   FAQ’s about our                         a broad range of complex
                                                                                                                                                                                           needs.
                                                                                                                                                   supported small

     beyond
                                                                                                                                                   group adventures                        7. WILL I HAVE
                                                                                                                                                                                           SOMEONE TO HELP ME
                                                                                                                                                   1. I HAVE ALWAYS                        WITH MY PERSONAL
                                                                                                                                                   WANTED TO TRAVEL,                       CARE REQUIREMENTS?
                                                                                                                                                   IS BEYOND BORDERS
                                                                                                                                                   TRAVEL GOING TO BE                      Yes. We allocate rooms
     Future destinations                                                  FAQ’s about                      5. CAN YOU SUPPORT                      ABLE TO MAKE THAT                       based on peoples
                                                                                                                                                                                           personal care needs. If
                                                                                                           ME IF I NEED TO                         HAPPEN?
                                                                          bespoke travel                   TRAVEL FOR PERSONAL                                                             you have high personal
                                                                                                                                                   Yes. We offer a range
                                     AUGUST                               with us – the                    REASONS?                                of local short-stays for
                                                                                                                                                                                           care needs we can also
                                                                                                                                                                                           offer 1:1 support.
                                                                          answer is always                 Yes, whatever reason you                people who are new to
                                     Gympie                               YES                              are travelling, our highly
                                                                                                           skilled team can support
                                                                                                                                                   the program so you can
                                                                                                                                                   see what its all about                  8. DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN
                                      Music                               1. CAN I CHOOSE                  you.                                    if it is your first time                BRISBANE?
                                                                                                                                                   travelling. You can also                No, we have travellers
                                      Muster                              TO BRING MY OWN
                                                                          SUPPORT?                         6. CAN YOU SUPPORT                      bring your own support.                 who join our holidays
                                                                                                           ME IF I WANT TO TAKE A                                                          from all over Australia.
                                                                          YES, we can customize            HOLIDAY SOMEWHERE                       2. WHAT RATIO OF
                                                                          a holiday where you              WITH MY FAMILY OR                       SUPPORT CAN I                           9. DO I HAVE TO HAVE
                                                                          bring your own support.          FRIENDS?                                EXPECT FROM BEYOND                      A DISABILITY TO GO
                                                                          We can also provide the                                                  BORDERS TRAVEL?                         ON A HOLIDAY WITH
                                                                                                           Yes, if you are travelling
                                                                          support for you as its                                                                                           BEYOND BORDERS?
       JULY                                               NOVEMBER        your holiday, your way.
                                                                                                           with your family we
                                                                                                           can support you in the
                                                                                                                                                   We provide support
                                                                                                                                                   based on a 1:4 support                  No, there are no
                                                                                                           destination. You don’t                  ratio but 1:1 support                   eligibility criteria. We
      Central                                            Pacific Island   2. CAN YOU PROVIDE
                                                                          A SUPPORT WORKER
                                                                                                           have to miss out on the                 is also available upon                  have travellers who work
                                                                                                           important moment of
     Australia                                           Cruise on the    THAT CAN DRIVE                   the people closest to
                                                                                                                                                   request.                                and live independently,
                                                                                                                                                                                           as well as people who are
                                                                          ME AROUND ON MY
                                                            Pacific       HOLIDAY?
                                                                                                           you, whether you are
                                                                                                           attending a wedding or
                                                                                                                                                   3. WILL I MEET OTHER
                                                                                                                                                   PEOPLE ON MY TRIP?
                                                                                                                                                                                           in aged care.

                                                           Explorer       Yes, our support team
                                                                          can bring one of the
                                                                                                           graduation we can be
                                                                                                           there for you.
                                                                                                                                                   Yes, our supported small                10. CAN I BRING MY
                                                                                                                                                   group adventures provide                ASSISTANCE DOG ON
                                                                          vans from our fleet if                                                   an opportunity for people               MY HOLIDAY?
                                                                          you’re planning to travel        7. CAN YOU PROVIDE                      to make new friends.                    Yes. It may depend on the
                                                                          locally to the South East        ME WITH A SUPPORT
                                SEPTEMBER                                 Queensland region.               WORKER THAT HAS
                                                                                                                                                   4. CAN I CHOOSE
                                                                                                                                                                                           destination but we can
                                                                                                                                                                                           make this work for you.
                                                                                                           EXPERIENCE IN
                                Disneyland                                3. CAN YOU HELP ME               SUPPORTING PEOPLE
                                                                                                           WITH MY UNIQUE
                                                                                                                                                   TO BRING MY OWN
                                                                                                                                                   SUPPORT?                                11. WILL YOU BE
                                 California                               DEVELOP AN ITINERARY
                                                                          THAT IS ACCESSIBLE               REQUIREMENTS?                           Yes, you can bring either
                                                                                                                                                   a support worker, and
                                                                                                                                                                                           ABLE TO CATER
                                                                                                                                                                                           TO MY DIETARY
                                   USA                                    AND SUITS MY NEEDS?              Yes, our team have
                                                                                                           a varied range of                       friend or family member.                REQUIREMENTS?
                                                                          Yes, once we have an                                                     Give us a call to enquire               Yes, we cater to all
                                                                                                           experience so once
                                                                          understanding if your                                                    about how we can do this.               dietary requirements and
                                                                                                           we understand your
                                                                          needs we can design an                                                                                           food allergies. Healthy
                                                                                                           individual needs we can
                                                                          itinerary to match you,          make sure you get the                   5. WHAT IF I WANT TO                    options are always
                                                                          its your holiday,                support that best suits                 GO SOMEWHERE THAT                       encouraged and sugary
                                                                          your way.                        you.                                    YOU DON’T OFFER IN                      drinks are avoided.
                                                                                                                                                   YOUR SMALL GROUP
                                                                          4. CAN YOU MEET ME               8. WHAT IS THE NDIS?                    ADVENTURES?                             12. WILL YOU HELP
                                                                          AT BRISBANE AIRPORT                                                      We can custom design an                 WITH ADMINISTERING
                                                                                                           The National Disability
                                                                          IF I WANT TO VISIT THIS                                                  itinerary for you so you                MEDICATION AND
                                                                                                           Insurance Scheme
                                                                          AREA?                                                                    can experience the world                HELP ME PREVENT
OCTOBER                                                                   Yes, we can meet you
                                                                                                           (NDIS) is the new system
                                                                                                           through which people                    beyond your borders.                    ANY ALLERGIC
                                                                          and drive you to where           with disability can access                                                      REACTIONS?
 GC600                                                                    you need to go. We               support and government                  6. CAN I COME ON A                      Yes, our support team are
                                              DECEMBER                    can help with booking
                                                                          accommodation,
                                                                                                           funding. Its designed to
                                                                                                           provide you with greater
                                                                                                                                                   HOLIDAY IF I HAVE
                                                                                                                                                   COMPLEX NEEDS?
                                                                                                                                                                                           trained in administering
                                                                                                                                                                                           Epipens, insulin and
                                               Camping                    sightseeing any anything
                                                                          else you want to
                                                                                                           choice and control over
                                                                                                           the supports you receive
                                                                                                                                                   Yes, we have people in
                                                                                                                                                   our team that specialise
                                                                                                                                                                                           a varied range of
                                                                                                                                                                                           medications as well as
                                                                          experience.                      and who provides them.                  in supporting people with               peg feeding.
                                                                                                                       Image Credits: Tourism & Events Qld, Destination NSW, Visit Victoria, Tourism NT, Tourism Australia.
                                                                                         Disclaimer: All holidays are subject to availability. All Holidays are subject to minimum numbers excluding guaranteed departures

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