DFDS Seaways Ferry with a Dog: Dieppe to Newhaven

DFDS Ferry Dieppe to Newhaven with a Dog

Compared to travelling around the rest of Europe, it’s a lot harder to travel to the UK with a dog. With pet dogs not allowed on the Eurostar train or to fly in the cabins of planes, there’s not many options available to people travelling to the UK with a dog. Additionally, many ferries only … Read more

How to Take a 2-Night Dog-Friendly Baltic Cruise

Dog-Friendly Baltic Cruise

Cruising is an increasingly popular way to travel, but if you travel with your dog, there’s virtually no options available. Yes, you can take a Transatlantic crossing on the Queen Mary 2, but it’s far from affordable and often kennels can book out a year in advance. Most regular cruises, whether in the Mediterranean or … Read more

Stena Line Ferry With a Dog: Harwich to Hook of Holland

Stena Line Ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland with a dog

If you’re travelling between continental Europe and the UK with a dog, there’s not many transport options available, in particular if you’re travelling on foot without a car. I’ve previously written about the only ferry option available to foot passengers with a dog between France and England. Another alternative for foot passengers heading to Europe … Read more

Are There Any Pet-Friendly Cruises in 2022?

Pet-friendly cruises

It’s becoming increasingly popular for people to travel with their dogs, so what about cruises? Are there any pet-friendly cruises? And I’m not talking mere day cruises here, but multi-night cruises, ideally with the option for some sightseeing. Find out more about whether dogs are allowed on cruises, plus a few pet-friendly options to consider. … Read more

How Dog-Friendly Are Airports in Europe in 2022?

Dog-friendly airports in Europe

Dogs commonly fly on planes in Europe, including being allowed in the cabin on many airlines, so you’d expect the airports to be quite pet-friendly, right? Unfortunately though, if you compare the airports of Europe to those in the USA, you’ll be a bit disappointed. Here are some tips on travelling through European airports to … Read more

Which UK Airlines Allow Pets Onboard in 2022?

Flying with a dog UK

Unlike elsewhere in Europe, most airlines in the United Kingdom don’t allow pet dogs and cats to fly in the cabin or even as check-in baggage. While most European airlines allow pets to fly in the cabin, this is not allowed on most UK airlines, due to government regulations. So, what are the rules when it … Read more

Dog-Friendly Italy: Travelling in Italy with a Dog

Travelling with a Dog in Italy

After visiting Italy on three separate occasions with my dog, Italy is hands-down one of the most dog-friendly destinations in Europe. While the German-speaking countries have a reputation for being dog-friendly (and certainly are), in Italy there’s even more places that you can visit with a dog, including rather relaxed rules when it comes to … Read more

Dog-Friendly Spain: Travelling in Spain with a Dog

Dog-friendly Spain

I’ll admit straight up, Spain is unfortunately one of the least dog-friendly countries in Europe. Although many Spanish own and pamper their dogs, they don’t have the same attitude towards dogs that many other European countries do, where dogs are frequently allowed inside restaurants and allowed on public transport as a right. Travelling in Spain … Read more

4 Romantic Dog-Friendly Airbnbs in Paris

Romantic Airbnbs in Paris

Paris is the city of romance. Gorgeous old buildings, summer picnics with rosé in the parks, visiting the flea markets, an aperitif before dinner at a footpath café, watching the lights on the Eiffel Tower after dark. There’s so much to do in Paris! But what’s the romance of Paris if you have to leave your … Read more

4 of the Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Madrid, Spain

Pet-Friendly Hotels in Madrid

If you’re heading to Madrid, the capital of Spain, with your dog, you’ll need to sort out some dog-friendly accommodation pronto! While there are plenty of hotels that will accept you and your dog, needing to find pet-friendly hotels will limit your accommodation options somewhat, with under 20% of hotels in city listed as pet-friendly. When … Read more