As people prefer to spend their money more on experiences like holidays rather than things, the number of people who are looking for accommodations for their pets have increased in recent times. Few years ago, some of these resorts and hotels never expected that they would be welcoming your 4 legged guests to their premises. That is how fast the pet friendly travel industry is growing.
One of the most popular and easiest ways to find pet friendly accommodation is to use the help of the internet. Using the internet, you can conduct searches and look at specific facilities each of these resorts and places offers. Looking at their services and customer reviews, you can decide whether they are a suitable place for your pet or not.
Check the property features
Generally wooden floors are easier to keep clean compared to floors with carpets and other materials. Make sure the property consists with a well put fenced area if you are travelling with outdoor pet. See whether they have a separate room or bath to wash your pet.
Local facilities for pets around the area
Some examples of facilities to look for includes whether they have a separate walking path for your pets, pet parks, grooming saloons and especially the availability of well qualified veterinarians in case of an emergency. In most cases, these types of services areinclude and highlighted on their web sites so finding a friendly place for long term stay is easy.
Other information you need to be aware of
Another option is to make sure that you go for the perfect pet friendly accommodation is to get in touch with local hospitality associations in the city. Most of the time, these people can give you information about accommodations that welcome family pets. You can always give them a call and talk to them personally and get to know more information such as what other facilities available and etc. this approach also helps you to build a good understanding with the property manager or the owner even before you go there for the holiday.
Additional expenses and bonds
Most of these accommodations ask you to pay a small amount of money as a “doggy bond” to protect their property from any damage. Also they might charge you some additional fee remove stain and bad smells so the place can be kept clean.
Finding pet friendly accommodation is a tough ask in the big city, but it is not impossible if you follow the above mentioned guidelines and tips properly.pet