Aruba launches “Have Dog, Will Travel” promotion for a limited time only

To celebrate the start of National Dog Week on September 19, the Dutch island of Aruba has just launched its new “Have Dog, Will Travel” promotional campaign.

“Have Dog, Will Travel” invites visitors to bring their canine companions on their tropical vacation to experience “The Aruba Effect” for themselves or, alternatively, for the puppies to enjoy their own stays at home while their parents are absent.


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The “One Happy Island” has partnered with pet-centric companies Wag! and Avvinue on this new promotion, which highlights dog-friendly hotel deals at properties that welcome four-legged guests. Starting today and running through October 20, 2022, visitors will be able to enjoy Aruba’s dog-inclusive experiences more easily than ever.

Through collaboration with the aforementioned companies, for the first time ever, Aruba is able to offer travelers expert pet travel assistance at a discounted rate. Stir! is the number one platform that connects pet owners with scheduled and on-demand pet care services; while Avvinue is an online startup that provides customers with professional assistance in finding pet-friendly destinations and booking flights and reservations for their pets.

“Aruba is a destination that not only allows you to bring your dog, but to welcome it with open arms,” said Ronella Croes, CEO of. “Through this promotion, we aim to help pet owners have an idyllic experience on One Happy Island, whether they plan to bring their companion or board them safely on their journey.”

Customers vacationing with pets through Avvinue can enter promo code “ARUBA” at checkout to receive $25 off an upcoming flight for themselves and their canine companion.

Alternatively, those who prefer to find peace of mind by leaving their furry friends at home while they travel can sign up for a free month of Wag! Premium service thanks to the Aruba promotion, as well as a 10% discount on any service booked through Wag! The company offers access to top-rated pet caregiver services, including pet sitting in the caregiver’s home, brief home visits and walks, and a free 24-hour chat facility. 24/7 to contact licensed veterinarians and more.

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