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Cat Travel

PetAir UK have more than 15 years experience in cat travel by air. We work with airlines who provide pet travel, so we can organise every step of their journey. PetAir UK can offer as much or as little help as you would like for travelling with cats– just ask us.

PetAir UK is registered with IATAIPATA and DEFRA approved. All of the vets at PetAir UK are official veterinarians, and the vets have undergone extra training and can complete the DEFRA export certificates and pre-travel health checks for your pets. This means that we can handle the whole cat travel process without having to send you to different specialists.

Moving with a cat to a new destination can be difficult and stressful, but the team at PetAir UK do all we can to ensure your cats welfare always comes first. The team treat your cats in the same way we would treat our own. By choosing PetAir UK for your cat travel by air, you can be sure that your cat will receive the very best care and service.

The Journey

Moving any pet from their home to a new place can be stressful for owners and the animal. All of our flight routings are based around what is best for that particular pet.

PetAir UK will use the best airlines and the quickest routes for your cat travel, avoiding the cheaper routes where there may be a stop on the way. Where possible, the journey is made shorter to reduce stress when travelling with a cat.

Where in the plane does my pet travel?

Your cat will usually travel in the hold of the aircraft, in a special area which is heated and pressurised. There are some exceptions where pets are allowed in the cabin, however each airline varies.

There are more details about your pets travelling in the hold on our FAQ’s page.

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Relax

Our top priority is ensuring your cat travels to their destination comfortably and securely.

Got more questions? If you have any more questions on your cats’ travel, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our experienced team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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