SNG’s President/CEO Interviewed by Porthole Cruise & Travel

Andrew Garnet, President/CEO of Special Needs Group, was recently interviewed by Bill Panoff of Porthole Cruise and Travel at Travel Weekly's CruiseWorld held in Fort Lauderdale. Andy had the pleasure of sharing information regarding some of the new and exciting equipment available to cruise passengers, including our new ultra-light wheelchairs and scooters. Please click the arrow in the image below to watch.  

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Spotlight: Los Angeles

Special Needs Group is pleased to once again be providing service to all cruise lines sailing out of Los Angeles.    Los Angeles is a world center of entertainment, culture, fashion, technology, business and education. Often referred to as the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Los Angeles provides wheelchair accessible vacations, fun and entertainment to both residents and visitors. Rent your scooter, wheelchair, or power wheelchair rental in Los Angeles through Special Needs Group and experience it all for yourself.…

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Spotlight: San Diego

With its near-perfect weather and tourist-friendly attractions, San Diego is one of America's finest cities to visit, as well as excellent vacation spot for those requiring accessible needs.  "America's Finest City" offers an abundance of accessible shopping, dining, parks, attractions, sports, recreation, transportation, and lodging options make San Diego a desirable location for the mature, mobility-challenged, and special needs traveling market segments. For a fun afternoon outing with a mobility scooter rental in San Diego, Seaport Village on San Diego’s…

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The Atlantic Hotel & Spa

The Atlantic Hotel & Spa 601 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33303 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954-567-8020   Arrival Information Check-In:  4:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early/priority check-in based upon availability Ramp into entrance/accessible public entrance Ramp for lobby/reception access Accessible reception/concierge desk Guest Room Accessibility 7 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Categories:  Ocean Front Studios, Ocean View Studios, & Suites Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Ramped threshold Bathroom grab bars…

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Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port

Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port 1851 SE 10th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33316 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  888.492.8847 Arrival Information Check-In:  3:00 PM Check-Out:  12:00 AM Early/priority check-in based upon availability Ramp into entrance/accessible public entrance Ramp for lobby/reception access Accessible reception/concierge desk Guest Room Accessibility 6 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms Category:  Queen - 3 with Roll-in shower & 3 with tub Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Bathroom grab bars Portable shower…

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Tryp Maritime Hotel Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruiseport

Tryp Maritime Hotel Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruiseport 2161 Marine Mile Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33312 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954-533-7846  *Staff trained in service to guests with disabilities Arrival Information Check-In:  4:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early/priority check-in based upon availability Ramp into entrance/accessible public entrance Ramp for lobby/reception access Accessible Front Desk   Guest Room Accessibility 7 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms King & Queen / Queen Categories Accessible guest rooms doorways with 32" clearance width Accessible…

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Doubletree by Hilton Deerfield Beach – Boca Raton

Doubletree by Hilton Deerfield Beach - Boca Raton 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach, FL  33441 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.427-7700 Arrival Information Check-In:  4:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early/priority check-in based upon availability Accessible public entrance Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 16 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms - 32" of clearance width Categories:  Standard Queen/Queen, Standard King, Queen Jr. Suite, King Jr. Suite Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Bathroom grab bars Roll-in shower…

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Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach / Luxury Florida Resort

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach / Luxury Florida Resort 551 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.414-5100  Look for information regarding Special Needs Group’s rentals in your Welcome Packet after booking with the Conrad Fort Lauderdale. Arrival Information Check-In:  4:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early/priority check-in based upon availability Ramp into entrance/accessible public entrance Ramp for lobby/reception access Accessible reception/concierge desk Guest Room Accessibility 14 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms 1 Junior Suite…

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South Florida Summer Cruise Season Heats Up

Each of the south Florida cruise ports, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale and PortMiami, are busy with most of the voyages sailing to the Eastern, Western, and Southern Caribbean.  In addition to the Caribbean, cruises from the two ports are traveling to the Bahamas, Bimini, Dominica, Riviera Maya, Grand Cayman, and Key West.  SNG is pleased to meet the needs of guests requiring rentals of mobility equipment, oxygen, and special needs equipment for their summer cruises out of south Florida.…

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Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 129 North Federal Highway, Dania Beach,  FL  33304 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.212.9100 Arrival Information Check-In:  3:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early check-in based upon availability Lowered Guest Registration *Staff trained to service guest with disabilities Guest Room Accessibility 2 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms with  32" doorways - 1 King & 1 Queen/Queen Additional: 10 Hearing Accessible Rooms - 5 King & 5 Queen/Queen 8 Accessible Rooms Tubs and Grab…

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Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port

Wyndham Garden Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port 129 North Federal Highway, Dania Beach,  FL  33304 Direct to Hotel Number & to Book:  954.212.9100 Arrival Information Check-In:  3:00 PM Check-Out:  11:00 AM Early check-in based upon availability Lowered Guest Registration *Staff trained to service guest with disabilities Guest Room Accessibility 2 Wheelchair Accessible Rooms with  32" doorways - 1 King & 1 Queen/Queen Additional: 10 Hearing Accessible Rooms - 5 King & 5 Queen/Queen 8 Accessible Rooms Tubs and Grab…

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Springtime in Accessible D.C. – SNG Services the Nation’s Capital

Springtime in Accessible D.C. – SNG Services the Nation’s Capital Springtime is the perfect time to visit Washington, D.C.  The Nation’s capital is a wonderful vacation destination rich in American history and unique during the Spring season for its renown National Cherry Blossom Festival. The Cherry Blossom Festival runs typically between March 15th and April 18th with peak dates being predicted between March 22 through March 25th this year.  The most popular places to view the cherry blossom trees are…

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RCCL’s Wonder of the Seas® Arrives in Port Everglades

RCCL’s Wonder of the Seas® Arrives in Port Everglades Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines®, Wonder of the Seas®, the world’s largest cruise ship was escorted by fireboats into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on February 20th. The Wonder of the Seas is the fifth in RCCL’s Oasis Class joining the Symphony of the Seas®, Harmony of the Seas®, Allure of the Seas®, and class-named Oasis of the Seas®.  The 236.857-gross-ton vessel is 8,700 gross-tons more than her sister-ship, the Symphony. Wonder…

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Cambria Fort Lauderdale Airport South and Cruise Port

Cambria Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port 141 SW 19th Ct, Dania Beach, FL 33004 Reservation Number:  954.889.2620 Arrival Information Check-in and Check-out Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM Early/Priority Check-in:  Subject to Availability Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 6 Accessible Rooms with 36" wide doorways King Queen Queen / Queen  Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Roll-in shower Bathroom grab bars Bathtub grab bars Lowered sink and vanity Fold-down shower bench/seat Hand-held shower head…

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Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst

SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Ingredients needed to make SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst 1 MiraBurst tablet 2 oz. bourbon 2 dash - bitters 1 tbsp. soda water 1 orange peel (2 inches) Handful of ice 1 rocks glass Recipe for making SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Fill a rocks glass half way with ice cubes.  Add the bourbon, bitters, and soda water.  Stir using a spoon. Twist the orange peel over the glass…

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Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities

Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities The first place you might want to visit upon arriving in Anchorage is the Alaska Public Lands Information Center.  Here you will find what you need to know about public parks and other sites worth visiting as well as be able to learn a little about Alaska’s history.  There are events happening throughout the year and ranger services available. If you’ve come at a time that is not the best for seeing the Northern Lights,…

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