17 Dog-Friendly Travel Tips to Ensure a Pawsome Journey

Tips for traveling with dogs

Welcome fellow dog lovers! Are you planning a much-needed break with your furry friend in tow? You are in the right place as we have put together a list of 17 paw-some dog-friendly travel tips to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable trip for you and your beloved pup.

Table of Contents

1. Get an EU Pet Passport


2. Driving and Car Travel With Your Dog

3. Flying With Your Four-Legged Friend

4. Taking the Dog on a Ferry or Cruise Ship

5. Forward Planning For Your Road Trip

Girl sat next to a dog reading a map in the boot

6. Research Local Areas and Dog-Friendly Attractions

7. Local Vet Check to Gain an Animal Health Certificate

8. Pack the Sun Cream to Stop Your Pet From Burning

9. Keep an up-to-date ID Tag When Travelling Abroad

Two dachshund dogs sat with blue and pink ID tags on

10. Pack a First Aid Kit to Travel Safely

11. Be Aware of Travel Sickness on Longer Trips

12. Ensure Frequent Stops on Car Rides

13. Keep Your Dog Relaxed With a Treat or Toy

14. Get Pet Insurance When Spending Time Abroad

15. Have Plenty of Water and Collapsible Bowls

A dog drinking from a red foldable bowl

16. Use Window Shades to Keep Them Cool

17. Always Have Your Dog's Regular Food on Hand




John Devlin

A lifelong dog enthusiast from Newcastle, John combines his love for pets with discovering the UK’s hidden travel treasures. He’s enthusiastic about sharing his experiences from family-friendly staycations, helping others find perfect dog-friendly getaways.

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