Top tips for travelling with pets

Cape Town - Technological advances have really made air travel easy - from online ticket purchasing to online check-ins, a quick, spontaneous holiday has never been easier.

In fact, the most time consuming part of a trip may be finding a pet sitter that you trust and that your pets are comfortable with. Why not do away with this tedious task and consider taking your furry family members with you?

Discuss methods of limiting stress with your veterinarian beforehand. Credit: REUTERS

With so many domestic and regional flights accommodating the transport of pets, local holidays no longer need to be “human only”. Rather use your time and energy to research pet friendly travel options, using the Pet Food Industry Associations of Southern Africa's (PFI) below guidelines:

Adapted from a press release for IOL