Can An ESA Stay In Hotels?

Reviewed By Tom •  Updated: 04/10/22 •  3 min read
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Can An ESA Stay In Hotels?

If you are thinking about taking your emotional support animal on a trip, you may be wondering if it is okay to do so. In many cases, this will be the case. There are actually a few different ways that you can take your emotional support animal on a trip with you.

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The first way is to take it with you to the hotel where you are staying. You can do this by asking for accommodation and then making sure that your emotional support animal has been approved for this accommodation by the hotel.

You will have to follow all of the rules and regulations of the hotel and make sure that your emotional support animal has been given a special pass that will allow it to stay in this accommodation.

Another way that you can take your emotional support animal on a trip with you is by taking it with you into the plane or plane ride itself. If there is not a special pass available for this, then there are some other options available to help make sure that your emotional support animal can stay in the plane or plane ride itself. This is also known as an onboard service dog and is one of the more well-known types of service animals in use today.

So, now that we have discussed both of these options, let’s take a look more deeply at the first option you have, which is bringing your support animals to hotels.

If you are just staying in one hotel and not in an extended stay hotel, then this may be the best option for you. However, if you are staying in an extended stay hotel or you are planning on staying in more than one hotel during your trip, then this may not be the best option for you.

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Let’s take a look at some of the things that you need to keep in mind before taking your emotional support animal with you to a hotel.

Hotels are not considered housing so FHA that allows emotional support animals doesn’t apply to them. Even if you have an emotional support animal, you are not allowed to bring them into the hotel. This is because they are considered animals with inadequate training, and so they must be excluded from hotel rooms.

However, you might be able to find pet-friendly accommodation. Some major hotels have at least one hotel pet policy that allows dogs, cats, and other animals. This is the best option for you if you are planning on staying in one hotel during your trip.

Another option that you might consider is renting a house or an apartment. It will be easier to take your emotional support animal with you if you are staying in a house or an apartment. If you are renting a house or an apartment, then you will be able to take your emotional support animal with you and not have to worry about paying an extra charge.

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Tom

Tom has always loved to write since he was little - he wanted to be either a writer or a veterinary doctor, but he ended up being a professional writer while most of his works are based on animals. He was born in San Francisco but later moved to Texas to continue his job as a writer. He graduated from the University of San Francisco where he studied biotechnology. He is happily married and a soon to be father!

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