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Traveling with wheelchair

kaneki83
New Arrival

So I broke my right ankle 🙄 and i will need to be traveling with a wheelchair for the first time ever . I’m a little nervous because i don’t know the process, could anyone give me some tips ? Also i’ll be traveling with my sister and her 2 daughters , would they be able to board with me ?

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Re: Traveling with wheelchair

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

Hopefully there's a good story behind the injury. 

 

Most of your questions are answered here:

https://www.southwest.com/help/accessible-travel-assistance/wheelchairs-and-other-devices

 

Yes, your family will be able to preboard with you assuming the daughters are young and not capable of boarding by themselves in their assigned boarding position. 

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Traveling with wheelchair

DancingDavidE
Top Contributor

@kaneki83 wrote:

So I broke my right ankle 🙄 and i will need to be traveling with a wheelchair for the first time ever . I’m a little nervous because i don’t know the process, could anyone give me some tips ? Also i’ll be traveling with my sister and her 2 daughters , would they be able to board with me ?


For clarification you'll use an airport wheelchair, or you will be bringing your own wheelchair to travel with you.

 

The first one is easy per @TheMiddleSeat 's link, you can request a wheelchair right on your app or reach out to Twitter, etc.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.

Re: Traveling with wheelchair

Thomasannna
New Arrival

@DancingDavidE wrote:

@kaneki83 wrote:

So I broke my right ankle 🙄 and i will need to be traveling with a wheelchair for the first time ever . I’m a little nervous because i don’t know the process, could anyone give me some tips ? Also i’ll be traveling with my sister and her 2 daughters , would they be able to board with me ?


For clarification you'll use an airport wheelchair, or you will be bringing your own wheelchair to travel with you.

 

The first one is easy per @TheMiddleSeat 's link, you can request a wheelchair right on your app or reach out to Twitter, etc.

 

 


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