5 Tips to Take Pets on Trips
(Family Features) If your next big excursion is on hold until you can make arrangements for your four-legged friend, a solution may be closer than you think. Pet-friendly accommodations can be easier to find than ever, making it possible to simply take your pet along for the ride.
According to a survey by travel website Orbitz, almost one-third of pet parents say they skipped a trip to stay home with their pet. In fact, 40 percent of survey respondents said they would travel more often if they had convenient, affordable pet sitting or boarding.
If you can’t find someone to watch over your furry friend, or you just don’t want to, rely on these tips to travel with your pet in tow.
Opt for Travel by Car
Seek Pet-Friendly Destinations
Travel websites make it easy to find hotels that will happily accommodate your pet. For example, Orbitz allows users to book airfare, car rentals, tours and activities, as well as searching for pet-friendly hotels. As an added benefit, members of the rewards program can earn rewards instantly to book hotels for them and their furry friends.
Consider Nearby Attractions
Pay Attention to Reviews
Take Time to Call Ahead
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