Hurricane Sandy Update: Pet Travel Restrictions in Place

As you've certainly heard, Hurricane Sandy is expected to impact the upper and mid East coast of the United States within the next few hours. Forecasters expect heavy rain and damaging winds, thus many flights going to and from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions have been canceled.

How will this affect pet travel? Clearly if you're scheduled to fly this week, your flight may be canceled so it's important to double check all arrangements before you head to the airport. Additionally, United Cargo has issued an official list of adjustments, and the following airports/regions will be restricting operations:


Washington, DC Metro Area (IAD, DCA, BWI)

New York Metro Area (EWR, JFK, LGA)

Boston Metro Area (PVD, BOS, MHT)

All locations served by United and United Express in the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia


Currently many flights are being rescheduled beginning Nov. 1, but talk to your pet relocation specialist for the most up-to-date information. Check back here to find out more, as we will continue to update you with information about Hurricane Sandy and how it will affect pet transportation.

Stay safe, everyone!



PetRelocation Team




United States
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