Travel & Accommodation


Letter about assistance that may be required by people with M.E. in relation to all aspects of travel and accommodation. Planning a holiday? You might want to read this leaflet beforehand.


“I have been asked to provide some information on M.E. in relation to travel and accommodation.

“This is designed to ensure that people and organisations involved in transportation and provision of accommodation are aware of the health and disability problems that this illness can cause.

“The guidance also covers what can be done by the travel industry to try and ensure that appropriate assistance and/or aids are available where and when required…”

You might also be interested in our leaflets about ‘Vaccinations and pre-travel health planning’ and ‘Travel Insurance, both in the website shop under ‘Medical Management’.

Telephone Helpline

The ME Association telephone helpline – ME Connect – is available every day of the year, during the hours of 10am-12noon, 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Please phone: 0344 576 5326 if you have any questions or would simply like to talk to someone who is there to listen.

Please note this leaflet is a download. You can read it on-screen and save to your computer, phone or other device and can attach it to any email you might need to send. But you will need access to a printer if you wish it printed.


0344 576 5326

Available every day of the week between these times: 10am - 12noon, 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm.

Calls cost the same as other standard landline numbers (starting 01 or 02). If you have a call package for your landline or mobile phone then calls will normally come out of your inclusive minutes.