Holidaymakers Choosing To Leave Pets At Home

Updated 3 April 2019 | by Lara McComish

Pet owners may find themselves in the doghouse, after a drop in demand for pet-friendly holiday rentals. Clickstay offers a range of pet-friendly villas and apartments worldwide, but despite the available choice, there has been a decline so far this year (2019). In fact, searches for “pet-friendly” accommodation is down 23% compared to the same period in 2018. 

Searches for pet-friendly holiday rentals in 2019 (versus 2018)

Pet-friendly villas in France down 28%
Pet-friendly villas in Spain down 49%
Pet-friendly villas in Portugal  down 47%

The obvious takeaway from this is that people obviously don't love their pets enough...


Too soon? Ok, sorry!

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Pet-friendly villas in Italy up 47%

Maybe it's the cuisine?


However, there's one real surge that is undeniable. Staycation anyone?

Pet-friendly holiday houses in United Kingdom up 326%

Don't go on holiday without the whole family - furry friends included. We have pet-friendly villas and apartments worldwide