How to travel worry-free with your pet
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Whether you are planning a road trip to see family, are driving to the cottage or are flying south for a family vacation, choosing to bring your furry family member along will have an impact on your travel plans.
Travelling with pets has its own unique considerations. By planning ahead and understanding the rules and regulations regarding travel with pets across borders and on airplanes, you can reduce the chances of experiencing travel-related issues.
Many people drive around town with their dog (and sometimes cat) every day; however, longer trips require more planning. Depending on the size of your pet and the size and layout of your vehicle, it is usually a good idea to crate your pet during a long trip. This will reduce the odds of your pet being a driving distraction.
Here are some tips for making your road trip with your pet successful:
Flying with your pet also requires some planning. Here are some tips to ensure you can fly with your pet worry-free:
Depending on the nature of your trip, you may also have to factor in hotel stays (not all hotels allow pets) and specific rules and regulations regarding allowing pets into the country you will be travelling to (such as quarantine requirements).
Travelling soon? Don’t forget to buy travel insurance so you can travel worry-free.