Help us Find Baymont’s Buddy of the Year

With hundreds of pet-friendly hotels coast-to-coast, Baymont by Wyndham is conducting a nationwide search for its second-ever Baymont Buddy of the Year. One lucky pup will become our newest brand ambassador, starring in an upcoming pet-friendly digital marketing campaign while its fur-parents receive perks like a $5,000 payday, weekend getaway for two and $5,000 travel stipend.

Participation is subject to official rules at the bottom of this page.

The Paw-fect Pup

Is your pup well-behaved? Friendly? Outgoing? Paw-fect! Our ideal star will be playful but well-trained, great with strangers, and a ham in front of the camera. And all dogs are welcome to apply!

Baymont by Wyndham Albuquerque Airport - Albuquerque, NM

The Perks

Prepare to be a star. Our chosen pup will become the face of pet-friendly travel with Baymont, participating in a professional photo shoot and starring in an upcoming marketing campaign. Who says managing a star has to be hard? Don’t worry fur-parents, we’ve you got you covered too….your perks include:

  • $5,000 payday
  • $5,000 travel stipend (includes airfare, ground transportation, and on-the-go travel expenses for the photoshoot)
  • 2 paid nights at a Baymont by Wyndham hotel 
  • Wyndham Rewards® DIAMOND level membership


Send the best photo of your pet to along with a 250 word or less description of why your pup is the ideal candidate to be the Baymont Buddy of the Year. In addition to a high-quality photo and description please include in the email: your full name; your email; and place of residency in the United States.

Owners and their dog must be able to travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico and complete a brand photoshoot by February 2024. The winning candidate will be selected on or about October 17, 2023.

A Pet-Friendly Stay

With locations across North America, Baymont is committed to making travel easy for the entire family. Pet-friendly hotels, along with their policies, are easily searchable on For more information on Baymont Buddy of the Year, including official rules, visit

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to US residents, 21+. Ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 17, 2023. Sponsored by Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., 22 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054. Subject to full official rules. Void outside of the U.S. and where prohibited.

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