Finding pet friendly hotels along your itinerary

Traveling with your dog, cat or other pet is a connected and enjoyable experience … as long as you take the time to plan your trip properly. Most of the travel with a pet is in hotels and pet accommodations. People who travel long distances with their pets are looking for pets to stay at. Finding hotels that allow pets on your route must be part of your pre-trip planning so you and your pet don't get stuck in the car!

What to avoid:

7 hours by highway You travel by highway. Feeling a little gloomy, the driver's leg is cracked and the tail bone is screaming. You are ready to sleep in the night and check in at the hotel along the highway. You get off at the nearest exit and stop at the closest hotel you can find – sorry, pets are not allowed. Back in the car, to the next hotel – sorry, your pet is too big. Back in the car, to the next hotel. You're stressed, you've won … this is the last thing you need … a hotel to jump with your pet.

How to avoid it:

Getting rid of hotels and pet accommodations along the way is not as difficult as it may seem. There are online pet travel resources that search for route features. This great tool lets you enter your departure destination as well. Once you enter this information, voila !, a itinerary is displayed, along with all the hotels customized for pets along the way! In addition, a list of step-by-step instructions is displayed. Once you have determined your pet accommodation on the trip, it is recommended that you book the hotel before embarking on the trip. Determine how many miles you want to drive each day. Then check on the map to find the hotel that is best for you and your pet. This will ensure that when you are ready to rest overnight, you have a place to stay where your pet is welcome. If you're the type who loves wings … then you can still use this handy search feature via. When you are getting ready to stop for the night (i.e. BEFORE you are ready) just hop on your iphone or iPad to find pet accommodation on your itinerary.

Organize a stress-free journey with your pet and plan ahead. Finding hotels and pet accommodations that are on your travel itinerary will ensure you and your pet are welcome and happy on your travels.