“Trusted Travel can open up opportunities to explore new and exciting destinations whilst being supported with your every care need.
Our supported holiday packages include a great range of activities to suit your interests and abilities.
Trusted Travel now have supported holidays departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Wollongong!”
From the Trusted Travel website:
Who supports me whilst I'm away?
Trusted Travel is a service of The Disability Trust. With over 45 years experience in disability services, we have a number of highly trained and experienced staff ready to assist you with every need whilst you are away. Our staff are well traveled, and ready to show you the many sites and activities on location. If you have a specific need and are unsure of whether our staff can assist, feel free to contact a Trusted Travel Consultant to discuss.
What support levels are catered for?
Support is tailored to your individual need. Our booking form highlights key questions linking to supports required to help indicate what level of support would best suit you whilst on your holiday. It is extremely important you be specific about your needs when completing the booking form to ensure we can support you effectively whilst on holidays. If we need more information from you, one of our friendly Trusted Travel Consultants will be in touch.
Is Trusted Travel a registered NDIS provider?
"As a service of The Disability Trust, Trusted Travel is a registered NDIS provider."
Do I need to be registered with the NDIS to book a Trusted Travel holiday?
"No, you don’t have to be registered, plenty of our participants choose to use their own funds to pay for the holiday. Just remember if you have a NDIS plan and use your plan for part of your holiday supports, or whether you pay for your holiday in full, it can vary the amount payable by you."
Can I use my NDIS Plan to fund my holiday?
You can use your NDIS plan to fund the supports you receive on your holiday. How this is done depends on the level of support required whilst on holiday and the categories of funding available in your NDIS plan.
What NDIS support items are used to fund my holiday?
"If you choose to book with Trusted Travel and use your NDIS plan, this will be discussed with you depending on the level of support you require. Generally, holidays supports are from a NDIS participants Core Supports budget."
Do I need relevant goals in my NDIS plan?
"Yes - Trusted Travel staff will ensure you are working to achieve your NDIS goals whilst on holidays, as this means the support provided in this way is reasonable and necessary. Our booking form asks for these goals to be listed."
Will I receive a Service Agreement and Schedule of Supports with Trusted Travel?
"Yes - if you choose to use NDIS funds for your supports whilst on one of our supported holidays, our MyTrust Team will be in touch with these documents for your approval."