• 28-MAR-2013

  • SOURCE: General Motors - Global

Top 10 Tips for Travelling with Pets!

According to the Travel Industry Association, vacation planning begins in the spring. And planning ahead is especially important if you are planning to travel with a furry family member. Just like children, there are special considerations. The key is to find an enjoyable destination that is both fun and Fido-friendly.

Leading Pet Trend and Lifestyle Expert Charlotte Reed says traveling with your companion has never been easier or more economical. Although a limited number of pets are permitted in the cabin, keep in mind that many airlines do not fly pets as baggage or as cargo between May 15th and September 15th. Most people traveling with pets drive.

From the floor of the New York International Auto Show along with Rhone, an English Toy Spaniel and Hannah, a Golden Retriever, she shared her top 10 tips to traveling with pets. She says it's important to do your research beforehand. Consider using tourist boards, pet travel websites, apps, to learn about pet-friendly vacation destinations. When on the road, AAA can also help you plan your route with pet-accommodating rest stops.

Available content includes soundbites from James Bell and Charlotte Reed, and B-roll.