Pet Travel Q&A: Australia Pet Shipping Options

Hi PetRelocation,
Which airline will allow my pets to ride in the cabin regardless of class of travel? What else should I know about moving my dogs to Australia?

Hi Ron,
Thank you for your questions!
Australia is very strict about importing pets, and one of their rules states that pets must enter the country via manifest cargo in order to allow for traceability. According to the official website, only assistance dogs may arrive in cabin. (Please find more information here.)
This might not be the news you wanted to hear, but it may help to learn more about the Australia pet travel process as well as cargo travel in general. This is how we transport our clients' pets and we consider it extremely safe -- especially when you take care to crate train your dogs in the weeks before the move and choose a pet friendly airline.
As you'll see when you look over the above resources, it takes several months to plan a smooth pet move to Australia so we recommend giving yourself  plenty of time. Finally, here are a few basic pet travel tips that may help you with any other general travel questions you may have.
Hopefully this helps! Let us know if you'd like to find out more about our door-to-door services, and good luck with your pet travels. 
Pet Travel Details:
Name: Ron
Estimated Move Date: Dec 2016
Reason: Personal
From: San Francisco, CA, USA
To: Sydney, Australia
Pets: 3 Miniature Schnauzers: Lotti (11), Adam (11), Dior (7)


PetRelocation Team




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