Before booking, check if you need to: Contact the Customer Contact Centre to tell them you need oxygen. Have your oxygen delivery system approved by the airline in advance. Provide your own oxygen supply, or arrange for the airline to provide it for you? Pay an additional charge? You are not allowed to take the […]
Check that your accommodation and chosen mode of transport will accept oxygen. Then contact Health Facilities Scotland so that they can have an oxygen supply ready for your arrival. Carry enough oxygen/ensure enough battery life for the journey. Avoid air travel if possible. Holiday requests must be made in writing, information required: Full postal address […]
Check that your accommodation and chosen mode of transport will accept oxygen. Carry enough oxygen/ensure enough battery life for the journey. Then contact Health Facilities Scotland so that they can have an oxygen supply ready for your arrival. Holiday requests must be made in writing, information required: Full postal address of holiday destination. Inclusive dates […]
In addition to your usual holiday costs such as your insurance, ticket, accommodation and spending money you may find some extra costs: Travel Insurance – this can become more expensive when you have a long term condition. (Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland: sympathetic travel insurance companies factsheet [.pdf]) Transporting additional equipment such as oxygen. If […]
Q. Can I still go on holiday? Yes. You, or your health care professional can ask for a short term supply of oxygen for use on holiday within the U.K. For more information see Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland factsheet: Holidays [.pdf] Q. What information do I need to give? Full details of the temporary […]
The following pictures show some examples of the kind of home oxygen equipment you may be supplied with. You will not be given all of these. Your own need for home oxygen will influence the equipment which will be the most suitable for you. This will be discussed at your assessment.