The National Digest

Here’s How Much It Costs to Travel With Your Pet

It just doesn’t seem right to leave your pet at home while fly off to Hawaii or road trip down to Florida – especially if they’d love the destination as much as you do. And when it costs an average of $50 a day to board your pet, it makes even less sense. But as more and more people are traveling with their pets, the industry is cracking down with rules, pet fees, and cleaning charges.

A reader survey conducted by The Points Guy and Airfarewatchdog found that the main reason travelers fly with their pet is because they can’t — or simply won’t — leave their pet at home. But after paying multiple pet fees and in some cases, post-travel cleaning fees, it may be more cost effective to leave your furry friend at home.

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