How Much Does It Cost to Move My Pet?

Estimating the costs of pet travel How Much Does Pet Travel Cost?

Pet owners planning to move their pets are often curious about the cost of pet transportation. However, the complexity of pet travel makes it difficult to answer this question straightforwardly. Several factors contribute to the cost of pet travel, making it a unique experience for every pet owner.

Factors Affecting the Cost of Pet Travel

Some of the factors that influence the cost of pet transportation include the following:

  • Pet size (weight, height, and length)
  • Origin and destination
  • Proximity to a major airport
  • Time of year
  • Whether or not you have a travel crate
  • Whether or not your pet is up to date on their rabies and other vaccines
  • Whether or not your pet is microchipped

The above factors can cause the cost of transporting your pet to vary significantly. Therefore, the best way to estimate the cost of your pet's travel logistics is to consult an experienced pet travel specialist who can provide a detailed estimate.

PetRelocation Services for Shipping a Pet

At PetRelocation, we offer door-to-door services for pet transportation both internationally and within the United States. Our services include:

  • Arrangement of pickup and delivery logistics at each required location
  • Arrangement of boarding and/or grooming services if needed
  • Assistance in obtaining health, rabies, and travel documents
  • Flight research and flight booking
  • Airport handling and pet supervision
  • Assistance with required travel kennel and its flight preparation
  • Handling of arrival and departure procedures
  • Payment arrangements to the airline, vet, kennel, pet carrier, etc.
  • Compliance with all Animal Welfare Act Regulations
  • Compliance with all TSA mandatory security measures
  • Single point of contact for all your pet relocation needs

Why Hire PetRelocation for Pet Travel?

Hiring PetRelocation to handle your pet transportation needs provides several benefits, including:

  • Saving time and reducing stress associated with pet transportation logistics
  • Having a team of experts handle the complex nature of pet travel
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Accessing a single point of contact for all your pet transportation needs

Here's more about why pet owners choose to hire assistance with their pet's move.


Pet travel costs vary depending on several factors, making it difficult to answer this question straightforwardly. PetRelocation offers comprehensive pet transportation services that can handle the complexities of pet travel while ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Ready to chat with us? We're here to help! Contact us if you're interested in learning more about what we do and how we do it (and after a few questions, how much it costs).


PetRelocation Team


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