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Resources >> Traveling With Pets: How to Plan for the Unexpected
Anyone who travels frequently knows all too well that leaving a four-legged pal at home can be difficult. Aside from finding credible sitters and boarding facilities, the guilt factor alone can make travel less enjoyable for many pet parents—and for those planning longer-term stays, it may actually be more cost effective to bring Fluffy along for the trip. Traveling with a pet doesn’t come without challenges either. In addition to considerations like airline policies and border protection laws, a critical but often overlooked component of pet travel planning is emergency preparation…. and that’s where Good Sam TravelAssist’s pet assistance services come in!
A unique addition to any travel risk management and assistance program, our pet assistance services can help ensure travelers—and their pets—have a safer and more enjoyable trip. Before the trip, we can share important destination information such as required vaccinations, necessary documentation and any pet travel restrictions. Once away, we can help find a local vet or emergency facility if the pet has an injury or falls ill during travel. If the pet owner is the one in trouble, we can help return their pet home or arrange for a stay at a local boarding facility until the (human) traveler is able to care for their pet again.
TravelAssist’s pet assistance services provide help with problems big and small, such as:*
Traveling with a pet may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be with the right pre-travel planning and emergency resources. For more information on this unique travel risk management and assistance offering, contact us today.