Pets On Holiday by Gareth Brock is an excellent comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about pet-friendly destinations in Australia – accommodation, activities including walking trails and cafes all over Australia.

Whether you’re hitting the road for a long weekend, travelling interstate to visit relatives or taking the annual family holiday at Christmas, pets are becoming a travel fixture.

However, for many pet parents, the thought of taking their pet with them can be nerve-wracking.  The good news is that the travel industry is changing with key tourist spots providing more pet-friendly destinations in Australian options than ever before to meet both your needs and those of your pets.

Pets On Holiday will help you find the best pet-friendly destinations in Australia where your pet won’t just be accepted but welcomed. If it’s outdoor activities for your dog, this handy book has the best beaches, parks and walks where Fido will be free to roam.

Pets On Holiday Pet-friendly destinations in Australia features:

  • Guide to pet-friendly destinations in Australia

    Guide to pet-friendly destinations in Australia

    Information on how to prepare for your travels with a pet including what to pack, reviewing your pet’s health, car travel, eating out and outdoor activities

  • A detailed listing of pet-friendly accommodation by state and territory that includes symbols that offer at-a-glance information about whether your pet needs to be vaccinated in order to stay, whether they are allowed on furniture – even if the accommodation offers treats.
  • A detailed listing of places to eat with your pet
  • A detailed listing of parks with walking trails and beaches
  • A comprehensive index

I was lucky enough to find this gem of a book at my local Australia Post Office for $19.99 but you can track down a copy via Gareth Brock’s Pet Check-in website.

About the Author

Gareth Brock is a frequent traveller and self-described ‘pet parent’ who often takes his beloved dog Ebony with him on his travels. In 2014 Gareth published his book Have Pet, Will Travel – The essential guide for travelling pet owners, which is full of advice to help pet owners travel worry-free. Gareth also launched Pet Check-in, a website that helps pet owners find reputable care for their pets (while their owners have a holiday!) and also allows them to search, compare and book truly pet-friendly accommodation throughout Australia.