Pet Friendly Hotel Policy
Many hotels require a health certificate.
Hotel Health Certificate here.
Be aware that more and more pet friendly hotels and accommodations are requiring proof of the good health of your traveling pet. Even though they are pet friendly, they still want to protect their property, their other guests, and their pets.
If you are traveling with your pet, you should always carry a certificate of good health from your veterinarian. This certificate will state that your pet is in good health, free from parasites, and that its shot record is up to date. For domestic travel, the date on the certificate is not important as long as the shots have not expired. For international travel it should not be more than 30 days, and in some cases 10 days since it was issued. More International Pet Travel information.
BE A CONSIDERATE PET TRAVELER
PetTravel.com is an advocate for all types of accommodations that accept pets. We are always sorry when a pet friendly hotel tells us to remove them from the database because they no longer will accept travelers with pets. Sometimes it is just one bad experience that causes this action. Please follow these common sense rules:
- Keep your pet leashed at all times when outside your room on the premises.
- Don't leave your dog alone in the room for any length of time as it may start barking. Some properties will not allow you to leave it in the room alone for even one minute.
- Make hotel staff aware that there is a pet in the room with a hotel door hanger.
- If your pet likes to sit on the couch with you to watch TV, then put down a sheet or towel for it to lie on.
- Inquire at the desk what areas of the hotel are appropriate for your pet. Also be familiar with the hotel's pet policy.
- Walk your pet often and pick up after your pet. Can you believe that some people will take their pets for a walk on the hotel grounds and not pick up after them?
- Be respectful of other hotel guests. Not everyone likes pets. Keep you pet under your control and don't let them approach others without an invitation.
Pet Travel wants to be an accurate source of information for people who travel with their pet. Those of us who travel with their pet know there is sometimes a wide variation from Pets Accepted to Pet Friendly. Tell us about your experiences both good and bad. If you find a hotel in the database that is no longer accepting pets please let us know. If you find one that does accept your pet let us know that as well so that we can add it to the database. Send your comments to email@example.com or post your pet comments here.