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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on PetTravel.com reflect the current airline regulations. We cannot predict how a given airline may enforce these regulations. Noncompliance may result in the need to deny boarding for your pet. We suggest that you minimize the disruptions that may occur by carefully following the rules of the airline you are using.

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Airline Pet Policy Iceland Air

Airline Pet Policy Iceland Air

IN CABIN TRAVEL: FLY WITH A SMALL DOG OR CAT
Per the requirements of Iceland Air Pet Policy, dogs, cats and other animals are not permitted to fly in the cabin of the aircraft.

CHECKED BAGGAGE OR CARGO TRAVEL: FLY WITH A LARGER DOG OR CAT OR OTHER ANIMAL
If your pet is flying with Iceland Air, if it is an animal other than a dog or cat, or if it is a very long flight, Iceland Air may transport your pet in the cargo section of the aircraft according to its regulations. This section of the cargo department has the same temperature and pressure as the passenger cabin. TIP: Be sure to tell the Captain of the aircraft that your pet is flying in the cargo hold so that they can be sure to keep the temperature at the proper level. Find more tips on airline pet travel in cargo.

If your pet is traveling in the cargo section, whether through the cargo department or as checked baggage, it must be in a pet crate that is IATA compliant. Learn more about IATA compliant pet crates.  We also suggest that you consider crate hardware for your pet's crate as more airlines are requiring it. Once you receive your crate, you will need to acclimate your cat or dog to it before traveling. Our guide for preparing your pet and its crate for travel is helpful, especially for first time pet travelers. Download Preparing Your Pet and Its Crate for Travel.

Iceland Air Pet Policy

HEALTH CERTIFICATE
Many airlines require a a health certificate indicating that the pet is healthy enough for travel, is free of diseases communicable to humans and has been properly vaccinated, especially when traveling in the cargo section of the aircraft. A Health Certificate completed by your veterinarian within 10 days of travel is required by Iceland Air when your pet is traveling as manifest cargo.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
If you are traveling to another country, Iceland Air will want to see that you have the proper documents to enter that country with your pet. Most countries have their own version of a Veterinary Certificate. In addition, some countries require an Import Permit. Find pet passport forms and instructions in the Pet Travel Store.

HOT AND COLD WEATHER RESTRICTIONS
When runway temperatures are above 84F (29C) degrees at the departure airport, Iceland Air may refuse to board your pet as cargo or checked baggage. When the weather is very cold with a runway temperature below 45F (7C) degrees at the time of departure, Iceland Air may require what is called an Acclimation Certificate. Learn more about the pet travel airline temperature restrictions.

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john.nunez.5209
The service you provide includes all the documentation needed to travel from UK to the USA? does it include the documents needed at the point of entry?
Posted on 2015-01-12 18:28:33.0
PetTravel
Yes, our packages include instructions and all forms required. However, entering the US from the UK can be done with an EU pet passport and you will need one to leave the UK.
Posted on 2015-01-17 04:01:21.0

we live in Germany and my parents are bringin our dog with them. they have a layover in Iceland before reaching Germany. We are confused as to what happens at the airport in Iceland with reguards to our dog. Do my parents retreive her and have to go thru Iceland customs or does she just get transfered to the plane taking them to Germany? Any help in this is appreciated. First time having a pet travel!
Posted on 2015-08-08 10:14:55.0