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How to Effectively Schedule Your Medical Transportation

Properly scheduling your medical transportation is essential to getting to your appointments on time every time. There are a few tips that help you properly schedule your medical transportation in Orlando. It's important to note that this type of service is for non-emergency medical transport. If you have a medical emergency, please contact your local emergency service or 911.
 

Schedule Transportation Services Several Days in Advance

This is one thing you can’t wait until the last minute to do. It can be very hard to get an appointment for transportation the day before or even the day of an appointment you need transportation for. With that being said, it is wise to schedule pick up at least a week before any scheduled medical appointments to ensure everything goes accordingly and you arrive on time. For non- medical related wheelchair transportation service in Orlando, be sure to make a detailed list of stops you need to make as well as what you need to pick up at each stop to assist your driver in getting where you need to go efficiently.
 

Schedule Pick Up Times way Before the Time of the Appointment to Allow for any Possible Delays

We can’t always predict a traffic situation in the areas we live in. if you need medical transportation in Orlando, it is wise to schedule a pick-up at least an hour and a half before your appointment to allow for things such as traffic jams and other unplanned delays. Always allow at least an extra hour to your pick up and return times when planning out your day to avoid scheduling conflicts. For example, if you have a medical appointment at three pm and know you will be done at four, plan to be returned home by five pm. Lastly, do not plan too many stops for one trip. Chances are your driver was scheduled to pick up other patients after your appointment. As +a curiosity, do not ask the driver to stop at multiple destinations during the trip unless it was previously discussed when making the appointment.
 

For Long Distance Travel, Plan Ahead Accordingly

If you know you will be away for most of the day or overnight, be sure to plan your pick up and departure times to allow for enough time to reach your destination. Your driver can assist in choosing a good time to allow for any delays along the route. Be sure you have enough medication and medical supplies to cover the trip as well as any other things you may need to survive until you return home. Lastly, know your destination information and share all the details with your driver. Not only will this ensure you arrive on time but will make the trip less stressful for everyone involved.
 

By using these tips, you can be certain that you will arrive at all your appointments promptly when using wheelchair transportation services in Orlando. Comfort Ride Transportation can answer any questions you may have in regards to all your medical transportation needs. Call them today.