FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel agents booking cruises for special needs and "slow walker" clients can now easily, quickly and safely book wheelchair and scooter rentals with Special Needs Group, Inc.'s new online booking tool.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the booking tool allows agents to choose from a variety of quality wheelchairs and scooters accommodating travelers weighing up to 500 pounds. Once booked online, the equipment is delivered directly to the traveler's cruise ship stateroom upon his/her arrival.
By using the tool, agents secure everyday low rates for their clients. Payment ensures that the equipment will be available when clients arrive at their staterooms.
"It's of the utmost importance to us to help agents provide excellent service for their special needs and 'slow walker' clients," said Andrew Garnett, founder and CEO of Special Needs Group. "With our new online booking tool, we've made it simple for agents to help their clients enjoy the full benefit of their vacations without barriers and hassles."
Special Needs Group accommodates all of the major cruise lines including Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Cunard Cruise Line, Costa Cruise, Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Azamara Club Cruises, Oceania Cruises and more.
The online booking service is available to any travel agent registered with Special Needs Group's Agent Affiliate Program. The program offers free registration, and provides agents with a 10 percent commission off all rentals. To register, simply log on to http://www.specialneedsatsea.com and click on the "Agents" tab.
Special Needs Group plans to expand the online booking tool to the full range of specialty equipment. Until then, agents and travelers can request quotes online for all specialty equipment and place orders by calling 1-800-513-4515. Agents and travelers can also rent equipment for delivery to hotels, resorts, convention centers, theme parks, airports and other locations by calling the toll-free number or 954-585-0575.
About Special Needs Group, Inc.
Special Needs Group, Inc. is the leading global provider of wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals, oxygen rentals and other special needs equipment rentals. It also offers a broad range of special needs equipment for purchase. Recommended by the world's major cruise lines for superior service and value, Special Needs Group also services guests visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centers. Special Needs Group / Special Needs at Sea is the industry's only total special needs travel solution. It is located at 2860 West State Road 84, Suite 107, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information, visit http://www.specialneedsgroup.com or call 1-800-513-4515.
SOURCE Special Needs Group, Inc.