25 Budget-Friendly Tips for Traveling with Pets

Traveling can already be costly, but add a pet and your prices could be even more anxiety-inducing. But sometimes traveling with a pet is unavoidable.

Fortunately, if you’re looking for the cheapest way to travel with a dog or another pet, we have some tips to help.

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Beyond making sure you have all the budgeting tips you need to create a travel fund, here are some more pet-specific ways to save on travel.

1. Be Savvy About Pre-Travel Vet Trips

If traveling by air or train, review what checkups and vaccinations your pet needs to travel  well in advance.

This tip can really help you if you own a pet on a budget, even when you’re not traveling, as comparing local vet prices can help you save money on your pet’s next check-up!

2. Make a Packing List for Your Pet

Just like you make a list for yourself, a partner or even kids, make sure you have a list for your pet, too.

This can prevent you from having to waste money re-purchasing items at your destination because you didn’t pack them.

3. Bring a Leash & Harness

This may sound obvious, but it can be overlooked if you’re planning a trip to the country or somewhere else your pet may have free-reign.

However, in an emergency situation, already having these items packed and readily available can save you both time and money. Plus, many cities and towns have laws that require dogs to wear leashes.


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