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My son is in need of special equipment that would have been very difficult to travel with. He needs oxygen and pump feeding equipment. This would have taken up so much room in our van that there would have been room for nothing else.
What we did was to call the people who supplied us with these things at home. They then contacted their affiliates in the area that we were traveling to. When we arrived at our destination, everything we needed was waiting for us.
This makes things so much easier. We just took what we needed to get from our home to our destination, and everything else was taken care of for us.
We again made one simple phone call when we were ready to leave and the affiliate company gave us enough equipment to get home and picked up the rest.