Pet Travel Articles
Best pet destinations
Going on a vacation with your pet, or perhaps just looking to move to a more pet-friendly place, you may benefit from knowing what places treat pets as part of the family. To promote safe & simple family travel we have collected an assortment of destinations that are renowned for their pet-friendliness.
USA, Colorado – Recently, Forbes ranked Colorado Springs as the most
In addition, Hotel Aspen, in Aspen, Colorado, was named over and over as one of the most pet-friendly hotels. Some rooms have porches for canine romping, and there’s a hiking trail nearby for pets and their owners.
After a long day of hiking, grab a pint with your pooch at The Watermill Inn in North Windermere.
USA, San Francisco, California – Topping the Animal Planet list of most dog-friendly locations San Francisco is not only one of America’s best-loved tourist destinations
There are also a variety of pet-friendly attractions for visitors to San Francisco, including the Embarcadero, Coit Tower and Fisherman’s Wharf. And if that doesn’t have you planning a San Francisco getaway with your pet, consider that all of these sites are accessible by cable car, which allows dogs of all sizes.
There is no shortage of pet-friendly hotels in San Francisco, such as the Palomar, the Holiday Inn Civic Center and the Four Seasons. You’ll also find countless options for outdoor doggie dining, including Ristorante Mona Lisa on Columbus Avenue in North Beach. Considering all the great things you can do with your pet in San Francisco, it’s no wonder that it tops our list as the most dog-friendly destination in the United States.”
Before you buy a flight kennel
The flight kennel is your pet’s home-away-from-home. A suitable kennel is not only an issue of
Over-sized kennels can be dangerous for smaller dogs or cats. Dogs may also be injured if they are crowded into a kennel that’s too small.
Aside from your pet’s safety and comfort, you must also take into account airline regulations regarding kennel sizes.
After buying your kennel it’s time to accustom your pet to it, so he will be more relaxed during flight.
Call us to find out what kennel is best for your pet travel needs.
Pets On the Airplane
Flying in first-class or coach, most of us know what to expect from our voyage in the skies. But what about our dogs and cats? What should they expect? In general, there are three accepted forms of air travel for pets. While our choice of flights is influenced mostly by our budget and preferences, pet options have more to do with breed, size, human companion, airline regulations and timing.
1 – In-Cabin, Just like us
For those pets that just can’t part bear to be
Another thing worth thinking about is the pet’s temperament. We have all seen (and heard) those incidents when an embarrassed mother helplessly tries to quiet her wailing child on the bus or on the plane. Dogs that howl and bark at home are likely to do the same on the plane.
Is it safe? Let’s put the cards on the table. No one likes to think of his pet as baggage. After all, this is not our
Pets flying as checked baggage are put in a special section, temperature-controlled and pressurized, within the baggage
3 – Cargo Flight – You go your way, I’ll go mine
If you need your pet to fly separately, cargo is the way to go. Although not a particularly cheap option, cargo allows you to fly your pet to any destination without getting on a flight yourself. Some countries and airlines allow pets to fly only as cargo. However, if you fly your pet as cargo, you will need someone at the destination airport to clear him through Customs and meet him.
Now that you know the three methods of flying, the choice is yours. Take everything into account: country and airline regulations, weather conditions, your pet’s breed and size, the timetable, the cost, your comfort, health, safety and veterinary considerations… or you could just contact a flight management to help you choose the best flight option for you. Now, only one question remains: Do you want to fly first class or coach?