6 Pet-Friendly Hotels That Will Save You Money

Pet HotelsAny pet owner knows that it’s hard to part with your furry friend—both emotionally and financially—when it’s time to leave for a trip.

Hiring someone to pet-sit or sending your pet to board with professionals can get expensive. A recent Smart Money article estimates a 73% increase in pet spending over the past decade, coming to a collective cost of $51 billion. Many hotels are now accepting pets, but charging a $50 surcharge to house them.

So to prevent you from breaking the bank and missing your pooch, we've compiled a list of six pet-friendly national hotel chains to consider when planning your next trip. These hotels don't charge extra for your pet, and some even offer free, fun amenities like treats, beds and doggie massages!

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