Pet Friendly Holidays
As a nation of pet lovers we share our homes with approximately 7.3 million dogs and 7.2 million cats with almost half of all UK households owning a pet. Skipad.co.uk, a leading ski accommodation website, has this year seen a rise in the number of European ski-rental properties welcoming guests with pets.
Though the new laws will make travelling with pets easier come the New Year, the process will still require planning to save on cost and ensure a smooth journey.
Most humans would agree that ‘it’s a dog’s life’ however, many are reluctant to take their beloved pets with them when holidaying, perceiving the experience to be unnecessarily stressful.
Blue the yellow lab is on the road again, sniffing out the finest accommodation and experiences for his Chien Bleu clients. This week, Chien Bleu has shaken paws with Queensberry estate and Trigony House Hotel, both in Scotland, to offer new and exclusive Rover Safari Experiences and Packages that are sure to get travellers' tails wagging.
You’ve worked hard all year, saved up some hard-earned cash and fancy treating yourself to a well deserved break. But just as you sit down to start planning your hols you hear a melancholy woof in the background.
Fairmont St Andrews has taken the lead with new Pet Perk packages and is offering a five-star experience for visiting dogs after deciding they have had it ‘ruff’ for too long.
If you’re thinking about taking a holiday this year, don’t use your furry friend as an excuse not to go. According to Petplan, the UK’s largest pet insurer, one in four pet owners are taking less holidays since getting a pet* with the majority saying their pet is the culprit for the reduction in their vacation.
The luxurious Falcondale Hotel is an ideal destination for dog owners, as a warm welcome is extended to both two-legged and four-legged guests.
Supporting responsible pet ownership as part of National Pet Month (April 2011), VisitScotland has brought together some of the most unique and surprising experiences for well behaved pets and responsible owners.
To celebrate National Pet Month, the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel and Spa in Cheshire is welcoming dogs free of charge throughout April, subject to availability.
With the first buds of spring just round the corner and the much loved Crufts Dog Show starting on 10th March, what better time to book a hotel break that also welcomes the four-legged members of the family.
Blue Chip Holidays has released its latest top ten dog-friendly holiday homes close to year round dog-friendly beaches in good time for National Pet Month, running from 02 April to 02 May.
Take advantage of pre-school holiday discounts in Cornwall this summer. Manassa in St Merryn, sleeps 6, welcomes pets and is just ten minutes drive from seven of the finest sandy surfing bays in Cornwall and the pretty harbour town of Padstow made famous by Rick Stein.
Devon is dog heaven for pet-owning families, a major holiday parks company has disclosed. After boning-up on its booking figures, Park Holidays UK says that Devon romps ahead of other counties as the most popular doggie destination.
Pet friendly holidays in a choice of caravan holiday homes and lodges – located close to footpaths and exercise areas and equipped with free extras such as dog bed, treats, toys and bowls – is the offer from Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks in North Devon.
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