When traveling with pets, read the fine print – Hotel tip

If you’re traveling with a pet, make sure you read all the fine print about pet fees and policies when booking a hotel room.

Many hotels require that pets must either be kenneled in the room or not be left alone at any time. Pets may also be banished from lobbies and other public areas. Some hotels place size restrictions on pets. Still others even have “breed restrictions” in place.

Finally, some hotels place pets and their owners in the same rooms or floors that are designated for smokers, so if you have allergy issues, call or email ahead before checking in with Fido or Fluffy.