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Options Supported Holidays provides escorted traditional-style holidays for adults with learning disabilities.

Torquay 2007
We run holidays throughout the year, in the UK, the Mediterranean and far-away places. All our holidays are different, aiming to meet our clients’ desires – sight seeing, relaxing by the pool or beach, evening entertainment, learning about the local area and cultures, theatre outings, excursions. Once on holiday our clients are involved in deciding the type and nature of the outings and activities they would like to do.

Our carers are available to the clients at all times. The prices shown are for clients with a mild learning disability, with general supervision. For those in wheelchairs (and for those who need extra care) there will be an additional charge which depends on the client’s requirements. This is to cover the extra relevant costs. For more information on our charges, click here.

The normal ratio is two member of staff to five to seven clients, but a one-to-one support can be arranged for an additional cost.

The price of the holiday includes everything: meeting at the airport or hotel, sorting out medication, passports, luggage etc, flights, transfers, bed and breakfast with an evening meal and a packed lunch. We have trips out most days where transport and entrances are included. Most holidays include a show of some sort, and a meal out. Drinks are included with breakfast only; all other drinks are at the holidaymaker’s expense, as are souvenirs, gifts, postcards (we help with writing them, if necessary) and other personal items.

Cuba 2013In general we need at least six clients on a holiday for it to run, although this is not always the case. As soon as we have received six deposits for a holiday, we will proceed with making the arrangements. We cannot finalise a holiday until all deposits have been received. Sometimes, but rarely, we have to cancel a holiday. If this is the case and you have paid your deposit or full payment and if we cannot provide an alternative, suitable holiday, we will give you a refund.

However, if for any reason, you are unable to attend a holiday once a holiday has been finalised, your deposit/payment is not refundable.

Please be assured that most of our holidays do go ahead, but dates, destinations, venues and activities listed in our holiday descriptions, are subject to change and not guaranteed.

Transport
As our holiday makers come from all over the UK the holidays begin at the venue for holidays in the England and Wales or at the airport or port for holidays elsewhere.  We can arrange a door to door service for you at an additional cost. We use professional drivers who have the correct license and insurance for carrying passengers. The drivers have an understanding of people with a learning disability. Alternativly we can meet people at a near by coach or train station.  Please contact the office for more information.