Traveling With Pets Can Be Super Cost-effective Now
Traveling is an important thing for relieving stress. While traveling it is not correct to leave the pet at home. People can now take their pets while going on a road trip anywhere they want. People are traveling to new destinations with pets without hesitation. Travelers now also have interesting options like pet fees, rules, and charges for cleaning. Thus making traveling easier for the pets.
As per a survey by Airfarewatchdog and the Points Guy, the main reason for travelers taking their pet is that travelers cannot leave the pet at their home. Travelers have to pay a large number of pet fees. In some cases, they have to pay post-travel fees for cleaning which can be affordable than leaving the pet at home.
There is a list where people have to pay while traveling with a pet:
Cars on Rent
These are generally free, whereas fees of cleaning are very expensive.
However, a company of rental car is very great where pets can travel with owners with no extra cost. Several companies such as Enterprise are requiring pets to crate during riding in a car. The Budget clearly claims that pets are allowed to travel in the rental car, as people are carrying pets in their personal car.
Companies of the rental car are inclining to be very fast for charging the fee of cleaning for spoilage, damage and pet hair. Kim Bruno claims that a bill was sent by Budget for around USD 285 due to the pet hair. Budget, on the website, claims that Budget is not assessing the extra fee for pets, owners of pet are including the extra charge for damage. However, they are consisting of the damage occurring by animals or the cleaning necessary as a result of accidents or shedding.
Fees of Airline
Major airlines of the U.S. such as United, Delta, and America are transporting dogs and cats. However, United and Delta are allowing the household birds, whereas United is allowing rabbits. Every airline is having restriction on breed and age of pets that can travel in a cabin. Non-approved pets have to travel below the deck.
In domestic flights, the major airlines are charging USD 130 for carrying the pets. However, Frontier Airlines are charging only USD 80, whereas Southwest Airlines are charging around USD 100 per way.
Fees of Hotel
For staying overnight, first of all, a traveler has to search for the hotel accommodating pets. However, many of the hotels and resorts are allowing small to middle size dogs for staying overnight without night fee. Whereas some hotels are accommodating birds, dogs, and cats. These hotels are charging around USD 35 each day per room with pet and the deposit with refundable damage of around USD 200. There are some suites allowing several domestic pets of particular size and charges the night fee vary by hotel. Many of the pet-friendly hotels are present, where owners of pet need to be attentive regarding cleaning the pet hair.