Oxygen Vacations

  • Tell Us Your Personal Independence Story with a Oxygen Concentrator

    So many people who need oxygen therapy can do the things they could before, while still getting the oxygen therapy they need. Portable oxygen concentrator technology is always advancing, giving you better battery duration and higher dosage settings than before, as well as the ability to leave home for extended periods!

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  • Living with Oxygen Therapy - Inspirational Stories and Images - Part 2

    As long as you want to keep doing the things you love, where there's a will, there's a way! We have put together inspiring oxygen stories and images directly from our customers. The stories include riding on a Harley Davidson with a Respironics EverGo on the countryside to enjoying a rollercoaster at Disneyland or swimming with a portable concentrator.

    Using a portable oxygen concentrator is like giving you the gift of health and freedom once again. They require no refills as oxygen tanks do, and as long as you have charged up batteries, you can go virtually anywhere, and no all the things you could before.

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  • How to Take a Road Trip in an RV or Car With Oxygen

    If you’ve been aching to drive coast to coast in an RV or visit those relatives on the opposite side of the country, a portable oxygen concentrator can help make it happen. A standard at-home oxygen concentrator is often too bulky or doesn’t have the power capabilities to run in a car; with oxygen tanks, your car may not have the storage space to pack as many tanks as you need.

    Portable oxygen concentrators are made to be used on the go, including in cars and RVs. With portable oxygen concentrators, your main concern is ensuring that the unit can stay powered for long stretches of time. There are two options for powering an oxygen concentrator: using power from the vehicle itself or using batteries.

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  • Taking your Portable Oxygen Concentrator on a Cruise Ship

    As a patient who requires oxygen, it may seem that your travel options are limited, but this couldn’t be further from reality. Cruising with a portable oxygen concentrator can be an easy endeavor; with the correct preparation, you’ll find using oxygen on a cruise ship doesn’t differ much from how you deal with it at home. Let’s take a look at some of the ways to properly prepare to use a portable oxygen concentrator to enjoy a fantastic cruise.

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  • User Perspective: Visiting the Grand Canyon with Oxygen

    There are few sights on earth more breathtaking than the Grand Canyon. No one should have to miss out on it, even if you need to use oxygen therapy every day. There are several different options for getting oxygen therapy on the go, including portable oxygen concentrators. Needing to use oxygen therapy everyday hasn't stop our friend Maryann from fully enjoying one of her favorite places in the world.

    "I was diagnosed with COPD a few years ago, and my doctor said that I need regular oxygen therapy. I got very depressed because I thought I wouldn't be able to travel anymore. When I pictured an oxygen machine, I pictured a big machine next to my bed that I would be trapped by for hours every day.

    I looked at my options and decided to try to get a portable oxygen concentrator since you can use it on an airplane, and I didn't want to have to mess with getting tanks refilled. It just seemed like the easier way to go. I'm really glad I made that decision. I love my Equinox!"

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  • User Perspective: Visiting Branson, Missouri on Oxygen Therapy

    Branson is a great family destination for people with different tastes and styles, with a bit of a wild west twist. This town is located south of Springfield Missouri, close to the Arkansas border. It's location makes it more interesting because it's also not far from Kansas and Oklahoma.

    Branson can be a very exciting place, and you have a wonderful guide to the place, who knows it very well. Ken is a happy user of a portable oxygen concentrator to help treat his emphysema, and he has lived in Branson for most of his life.

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  • Traveling Light with the New Lifechoice Activox 4L

    The newest lightweight portable oxygen concentrator from Inova Labs makes it possible for those who need a higher dosage of pulse dose oxygen to travel light and easy. Not only is the Lifechoice Activox 4L extremely light and small for how powerful it is, it offers features that will make your travel and oxygen therapy much more comfortable. The brand new Activox 4L (stands for 4 LPM of course) is the one of the newest and most advanced portable oxygen concentrators on the market today.

    This was built for the active oxygen therapy patient who loves to stay on the move, whether its painting the town red, or traveling around the country and around the world. There are several reasons why the Activox 4L is perfect for travelers, as long as oxygen therapy needs are met, of course.

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  • User Perspective: Visiting Las Vegas While on Oxygen

    Have you been wanted to go to Las Vegas, but you don't think you can because you need to use oxygen therapy? It's definitely possible, and you shouldn't let that hold you back from going to the places you want to go. Maybe you've heard your friends talking about it and it sounds like a lot of fun. It's not just all about gambling either. There is a big variety of things to do and see for anyone in your family, from the youngest to the oldest.

    If you have to go using oxygen therapy and you're not sure what to do or what to expect in Las Vegas, you can take the word on that from oxygen therapy patient and Las Vegas native Jaime Q. She's been using oxygen therapy for going on 4 years, and has a lot to say about her home city. Jaime is one of the best people to talk to about anything having to do with using a portable oxygen concentrator while seeing what there is to see in this city.

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  • User Perspective: Visiting Southern California on Oxygen Therapy

    Having a portable oxygen concentrator opens up so many travel opportunities, that you can go virtually anywhere. One of the most exciting and diverse places you can go is the whole southern part of the great state of California. Short of taking a dip in the ocean, your portable oxygen concentrator will give you the freedom to explore.

    Southern California is so big with so many different places, how do you even see all the things that it has to offer? You get someone who is familiar with the area to tell you about the best of the best and the things that you just have to see first. That someone today, is Janine F., a native of Carlsbad, a city on the coast. Janine has also been using oxygen therapy for a little over 5 years.

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  • User Perspective: Visiting San Francisco While on Oxygen

    San Francisco is a unique city with an interesting past. It's still one of the coolest cities to live and one that might get overlooked when it comes to deciding on a vacation destination. While all of your friends are going to The Bahamas or Hawaii on vacation, why not check out what there is to do and see in The City by the Bay? As an oxygen therapy patient, you shouldn't have to sit out while everyone else has all the fun!

    What better way to get the ins and outs of all the best places to go in San Francisco than from someone who lives there? Neil J. moved to the city when he was 18, and today at 66, he is using a portable oxygen concentrator for his emphysema. Neil is here to give you some important tips for going to San Francisco while using a portable oxygen concentrator, and he wants to tell you about the best places to go for fun and entertainment.

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