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Breaks and holidays

Thinking about taking a break and need some help on how to arrange this? The MS Short Breaks Service is here for you.

We can help you to plan a break in the UK or abroad, or to look for residential or respite care.

Have a look at our hints and tips to help you organise your break.

Please call the Helpline on 0808 800 8000 and ask to speak to our Information Officer – Short Breaks.

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Planning breaks

When planning a break, preparation is essential. Our hints and tips will give you a few ideas of what to consider before going and how far to plan ahead.
Read more about planning breaks
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Going abroad

If you’re planning to go abroad, these resources can help you think about all aspects of your trip.
Read more about going abroad
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If you have a mobility impairment, the accessibility of your accommodation and destination is something important to consider.
Read more about accessibility

Care and support on holiday

Short breaks aren't impossible when you have care and support needs. But they can take a bit longer to plan, especially if you want to spend some time away from home
Read more about care and support on holiday

Financial support

Taking a break when you’re living with MS can sometimes end up costing more, especially if you’ve got care and accessibility needs.
Read more about financial support
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