Welcome to Autism Travel Specialists
Memories last forever–saving for them shouldn’t. With Uplift,* you can book your trip today for as little as $50 and make affordable monthly payments even AFTER you come back from your favorite destination. Ready to dust off that suitcase? We have exclusive deals available just for you!
Booking the right hotel or flight is one of the most important factors when it comes to getting the most out of your autism-friendly vacation. Let us help you find the hotel or flight and discover what to look for in a sensory friendly or family-friendly hotel.
Beaches Resorts offer Luxury Included® Vacations where kids and grown-ups can do as much – or as little – as they want. With endless land and water sports, Global Gourmet™ dining, luxurious rooms and suites, Beaches Resorts are the ultimate resorts for families impacted by autism. Beaches Resorts is a Certified Autism Center.
Embark on a memorable cruise vacation now with Autism Travel Specialists. We offer fantastic deals on autism-friendly cruises, allowing you to discover the world the way you want it. See the world, unwind, dance all night, make new friends, bond with your family or find a secluded spot to read a book on your ship.
Join Our Team!
Looking to be part of a team that combines a love for travel with a passion for helping individuals with autism? Join Autism Travel Specialists! Our company provides a supportive environment that fosters growth and connections for our team. We prioritize your development, both personally and professionally, and equip you with the necessary tools to succeed.
At Autism Travel Specialists, we strive to be the most enjoyable and exceptional platform for booking autism-friendly travel. Our goal is to alleviate stress and create unforgettable experiences for our customers through our unique services and talented team. Join us in our mission to make travel more accessible and less daunting for individuals with autism.
Navigate the World, one adventure at a time! Catch the latest news, travel tips and autism journeys for you to consider!
1Papaya Staff Attends Los Angeles Abilities Expo
On March 11, 2023, the 1Papaya team was honored to participate in the Los Angeles Abilities Expo. This pivotal event serves as a comprehensive resource for individuals with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans, and healthcare professionals. The expo introduced us to innovative technologies and opportunities that have the potential to transform lives. We gained insight […]
25 Of The World’s Most Disability-Friendly Cities
Cities for All Thes 25 towns are generally considered the most disability-friendly cities in the world. The list was compiled based on research from such respected disability publications as 101 Mobility, New Mobility, Access2Mobility and more. Washington, D.C. Surprised? Don’t be. With all of the amazing monuments and attractions, D.C. has done an outstanding job […]
5 of the Best Cruises for Accessible Travel
If you or someone you are traveling with has a disability, the accessibility of a cruise ship can be an important factor when it comes to deciding where to spend your next vacation. Most cruise ships are at least somewhat accessible but certain cruise lines and ships offer better accommodations than others. Both Princess Cruises […]
Air Travelers with Disabilities to Get ‘Bill of Rights’
A bill of rights for airline passengers with disabilities and enhanced disability training for Transportation Security Administration officers, among other changes, are on the way under a new federal law. President Donald Trump signed legislation late last week to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration for five years. Contained within that package are […]
American Airlines Hosts Mock Flight
American Airlines Hosts Mock Flight for Children with Autism American Airlines brought the “It’s Cool to Fly” program to San Diego this weekend ahead of Tuesday’s World Autism Awareness Day. The carrier invited children with autism and their parents to participate in a mock flight at San Diego International Airport on Saturday. The free event […]
Aquaventure at Atlantis
Over 20 million gallons of water, 20 swimming areas, 11 pools including three kids pools, thrilling water slides, and a mile-long river ride with high-intensity rapids and wave surges. Are you ready to experience the Caribbean’s biggest water-themed attraction? Welcome to the 141-acre waterscape of Aquaventure, the incredible centerpiece of Atlantis, Paradise Island. It’s home […]
Autism All Inclusive Week
Beaches Resorts is proud to announce its first-ever Autism All-Inclusive Week, a special event designed for families with children on the spectrum. Join us at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica from October 9-13, 2023 for a fun-filled and inclusive week of activities. We understand the unique challenges that come with planning a vacation and have […]
Autism at Karisma Hotels
KARISMA HOTELS AND RESORTS TAKES A MAJOR STEP TOWARD AUTISM INCLUSION Stamford, CT – Apr. 30, 2022 – Autism Double-Checked (ADC), the leading online Autism training company for the hospitality industry, has announced that most Mexico-based properties in the Karisma Hotels & Resorts portfolio are now certified as Autism Ready. “Karisma is highly committed towards responsibility as […]
Autism Journeys, The blog by Autism Travel Specialists
So, what is the purpose of our blog Autism Journeys? At Senzorna.com and Autism Travel Specialists.com, our blog is more than just a collection of articles—it’s a beacon of information and understanding in the sensory world. We delve deep into the intricacies of sensory travel experiences, providing guidance, resources, and insights for individuals and families […]
Autism Society of America
New Partnership Provides More Options For Individuals With Autism We are excited to share the news that the IBCCES Certified Autism Center (CAC) and Certified Autism Specialist (CAS) training and certification programs are the only programs in the world endorsed and approved by the Autism Society of America. The Autism Society is the oldest and […]
Autism Travel Specialists To Offer Tours Early 2024
1Papaya Travel Company is working on a very special product called Autism Travel Specialists.com and Senzorna. Autism Travel Specialists is designed to offer specially designed travel experiences for adults and families impacted by Autism. Autism Travel Specialists will feature uniquely designed autism-friendly tours and cruises to over 55 destinations across the globe with strong foundations […]
Autism Travel Specialists’ New Buy Now, Pay Later Plan
Buy Now, Pay Later If you know when you want to take your vacation, but still need to do some more saving, Funjet’s Payment Plan is your solution. We’ll help you lock in today’s great rates and reserve your vacation for as little as $50. Standard deposit policy: $50 down on hotel-only vacations $300 down […]