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Traveling with Pets
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As “Empty Nesters” we are finding the time to take a few more trips and see things that have always been on our bucket list to see. But since we have Biscuit the 1 year old “puppy” we either have to find a pet sitter or take him with us. He travels well, and is well behaved but not all hotels are pet friendly especially for a big guy like Biscuit. But we have found a few hotels that welcome even the big guys like him to stay at their hotels. One of our favorite places to stay is Extended Stay America because they are pet friendly as well as have a great reward system in place.
Why Extended Stay America?
They have pet-friendly rooms in all of their 600+ hotels around the United States it does cost us a little bit extra because he is bigger, but in any Extended Stay America we have stayed at the manager approved his staying with us. But I also love that they have kitchenettes so we can cook our own meals while traveling. It is a huge money saver and a great hotel to stay in while we travel. Here are some must have travel items when you are planning on traveling with a pet. I’ve learned the hard way though to remember to pack a “doggy” bag that contains the following items for Biscuit.
Toys including his rope and ball so that he gets plenty of exercise when we travel.
His bed because otherwise he likes to jump on furniture and of course his doggy bowls. We bring a gallon jug of water with us to use when we stop for potty breaks, so he gets everything he gets at home.
His leash is a must because without it he would be long gone in a new area and of course we pack his doggy treat to help keep him on track while we travel.
Last but not least we pack his food, because we want him to remain on the same food he gets at home. We pack extra for just in case we want to extend our stay by a couple of days but have only used the “extra” once.
Find yourself traveling a lot?
Check out their Extended Perks Rewards Program, which gives you access to special national and local discounts from America’s top brands the moment you enroll. Plus, you can save up to $2,500 annually with no points required. But you can get 18% off 1-29 nights now using the promo code MB7CB until 2/21.
18% off 1-29 nights offer good for one reservation booked on ExtendedStayAmerica.com by 2/21/17, with a check-out date on or before 6/30/17. Discount applied at hotel upon check-out. Reservations based on availability. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or negotiated or special rate, including but not limited to Advanced Purchase. Valid only on original reservations. Discounts do not apply to extensions/modifications. Cannot be applied to reservations already booked. Only one promotion discount per thirty days can be used by the same guest at the same hotel location. Offer valid only at Extended Stay America hotels.
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This is a combined group giveaway with ONE winner chosen. Note: The brand will draw the winner, at the end of the giveaway and will contact the winner to fulfill the prize.
Giveaway begins 12:00am EST on February 7th and will end at 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, March 7th.
Offer good for one reservation booked online by 3/31/17, with a departure/check-out date on or before 6/30/17. The two free nights must be used within the same stay, and any unused free nights will be forfeited. The lowest-rated two nights within your stay will be deducted from your bill upon check-out. Reservations are based on availability and must be made online at ESA.com. Additional restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or special rate, including Advanced Purchase. Valid only on original reservations and not on any reservation extensions. Offer is non-transferable, non-cancelable and not redeemable for cash or credit. Offer not valid on current or pending reservations. Offer valid only at Extended Stay America brand hotels.