Pet Travel - Staying at pet friendly hotels
There are many pet friendly hotels, but being prepared can mean the difference between a disaster and a great time with your pet. Here are some tips for traveling to pet friendly hotels:
- Bring items from home that your pet is familiar with this will make your pet feel more comfortable. Items can include toys, chew items, blankets, bowls, favorite foods, etc. Convenient plastic food Dispensers take the mess out of filling dishes. Bring along stainless steel food bowls. They are heavier so they're less likely to tip over. Also bring a
to help keep water and food pieces off the floor during mealtimes. If you will be on the go, consider buying a
portable pet bowl.
- Usually, hotels charge an additional fee for pets. If this is a concern to you, check the hotel policy in advance.
- Ground floor rooms make it easier to bring your pet outside quickly.
- An old blanket can come in handy as a bed or to use under a crate in the hotel. You can also bring a
for your dog or cat.
- Before opening the hotel room door, make sure your pet is securely fastened to their leash.
- To confine your pet to the hotel area away from the door, consider a
expandable pet gate
- Place a "do not disturb" sign on the hotel room door if you leave your pet unattended. Inform the front desk that you have done so.
- Make sure you leave the room as clean (or cleaner) than you arrived.
Read more pet travel articles:
Find a pet friendly hotel
Planning to travel with your pets
Traveling by car with your pets
Traveling by air with your pets
Staying at pet friendly hotels
How to care for your pet when traveling