Many people pets are like part of their family and like to take their pets with them on holidays,
especially those short weekend breaks. We provide the following
information and links to assist you in planning your holiday with
Certain accommodation venues such as caravan parks and farmstays allow pets for certain times of the year and under
certain conditions. Sometimes these are based on peak and off-peak seasonal
policy variation. A 'Pet friendly' sign will come down to "manager's discretion".
and you should always contact them to clarify that
they will allow you to bring your pet and what conditions apply. This
will prevent any misunderstanding and help avoid a bad experience, not only for
you but also for your pet.
Remember, owners must accept all responsibility for their pets, use leads
when required and attend to their pets toilet needs, as well as clean up after
Pet owners should always be aware and recognise that there are many
people, including children who are afraid of certain types of pets such as dogs.
With holidays in Australia that involves a domestic
flight, you need to check with the airlines to see if they will
allow you to check your pet in as excess luggage, to be collected at
the other end. You can hire pet containers from most carriers, but
check with the airline for full details about taking your pet
onboard. If you are concerned about how your pet will handle the
journey, put something familiar such as the pet blanket or toy in