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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 Volaris

Airline Pet Policy Volaris Airlines

IN CABIN TRAVEL: FLY WITH A SMALL DOG OR CAT
Volaris does allow small cats and dogs to travel in the cabin of the aircraft. Weight of pet and kennel must not exceed 22 pounds and kennel should not exceed 17.5" long x 12" wide x 7.5" high when compressed. (soft sided carriers are not accepted to transport cats.)

Pets must have proof of current rabies vaccination no sooner than 30 days and not more than 12 months prior to travel. A current health certificate is also required.

Maximum of 2 pets per flight - 1 pet per carrier and 1 carrier per adult passenger.

CHECKED BAGGAGE OR CARGO TRAVEL: FLY WITH A LARGER DOG OR CAT OR OTHER ANIMAL
Volaris may transport your pet as checked baggage 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 dog or cat 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.

Volaris Airlines Pet Policy

HEALTH CERTIFICATE
Many airlines require 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 Volaris Airlines when your pet is traveling as manifest cargo.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
If you are traveling to another country, Volaris 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, Volaris 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, Volaris may require what is called an Acclimation Certificate. Learn more about the pet travel airline temperature restrictions.

ADDITIONAL AIRLINE PET TRAVEL INFORMATION

AIRLINE PET TRAVEL TIPS
TIPS FOR AIRLINE PET CARGO TRAVEL
PREPARING A PET CARGO CRATE FOR AIR TRAVEL

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