Avvinue Tech Startup Announces Public Beta Launch of First Pet Travel Booking Platform
The world’s first pet travel startup to help travelers find and book flights on over 500 pet-friendly airlines.
— Nicole Caba, Founder and CEO of Avvinue
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, April 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Avvinue, a pet travel startup, today announces the launch of a public beta at the National Pet Day, the only self-service pet travel booking platform on the market to help people travel more easily with their pets around the world.
Avvinue’s pet travel booking platform is now open to the public for testing, as the software helps travelers find and book flights from more than 500 pet-friendly airlines, offering safe and secure transportation options for flying with pets in the cabin, traveling with pets in -cargo or via shared private charter aircraft.
Founded in 2022 as the backbone of a moving and relocation startup, Avvinue’s team of pet parents and avid travelers realized how complicated it was to travel the world with pets. pets and is on a mission to improve the travel experience for pets.
“It’s rather shocking that in such a digital age, airlines still require people to manually research their pet policy to find out if their pet can fly. And when they find those details, they still have to call the airline to make the reservation,” says Nicole Caba, founder and CEO of Avvinue. “It can take between an hour and several hours to book a flight with a pet.”
“Having traveled with my dog, Coco, across the United States and internationally, and worked with dozens of pets traveling around the world, our team knows firsthand how important the experience can be complicated and stressful, so our team knew it was time to address this issue in the marketplace,” says Caba.
Each year, more than 2 million pets board commercial flights in the United States alone; whereby, a global airline, VistaJet, reported an 86 per cent increase in the number of animals transported over the past two years.
In late 2021, Airbnb also launched a feature to find pet-friendly homes, which aligns with Avvinue’s mission to help people find and book pet-friendly trips around the world. “The longer you travel, the longer you live somewhere, the more you want to bring the whole family — and usually your whole family includes your dogs or cats,” said Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb and owner of a golden retriever. , during an interview with the Washington Post.
“We love our pets – they are our children, and it’s no longer the safest option to entrust our pets to a pet sitter or boarding service,” says Caba.
Avvinue’s pet travel booking platform uses a proprietary pet travel algorithm that creates a unique digital solution for the travel and tourism industry and works with USDA certified and approved agents. IPATA worldwide to ensure pets have a safe and secure travel experience that gives pet owners transparency throughout their journey. Travelers can search, compare and book pet travel through Avvinue’s online platform, coordinate their pet’s flight booking and receive advice on their pet’s next trip.
Key features available for this release include:
– Find personalized flights based on a pet’s profile
– Book flights with over 500 pet-friendly airlines
– 100% online pet flight booking
– 24/7 access to Avvinue’s canine concierge
The platform is web-based and mobile-friendly, and will soon expand pet travel options to include trains, hotels and accommodations, activities and more.
Avvinue chose to launch a public beta on National Pet Day, to highlight the commitment to giving pets the attention they deserve, especially as people plan and prepare for pets. summer trips with their pets. “We’re on a mission to disrupt the travel industry and champion the interests of pet owners everywhere,” Caba says.
To learn more or book a pet-friendly trip, visit www.avvinue.com or email [email protected]