Vacationing with Your Pet? Great Tips to Make it Memorable!

Knowing more pet parents are choosing to bring their four legged furry family members along on vacation, more hotels and vacation destinations are welcoming pets. 

For proof of this trend in travel all you need to do is Google “traveling with pets” and see how many results pop up!

Speaking from personal experience often traveling with at least two of our three dogs, staying at hotels and vacation home rentals we have had many great experiences and some not so great experiences as well.

Often, when chain hotels offer pet friendly rooms, they are not generally the pristine rooms you see in the photos on the website. We generally find that we get tired rooms, though clean and neat, are ready for renovation. 

They also are generally on lower floors, which is a good thing for making late night and early morning potty walks easier, are not on a high floor and may not have that ocean view you were hoping for, even though you are paying the same or an even a higher room rate. 

We have had our best hotel experiences at the non chain fully pet friendly hotels, these hotels are as dedicated to making your pet’s stay as comfortable and accommodating for your pets as it is for you. It really pays to do your research and be prepared.

Here are some tips and resources to help prepare when bringing four legged family members along on vacation.

There is no doubt that sharing your vacation with your pets will make your trip even more memorable, as long as you do your research and prepare. 

All of us at Cherrybrook wish you safe and happy travels!

Claudia Loomis