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How to prepare your bird travel crate for air transport

How to prepare your bird travel crate for air transport Our birds are part of our families too!   They have a very special bond with their families and need that connection.  Traveling with your birds can be quite stressful on your bird and you.  Import and Export requirements vary and some countries don't even allow [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:04:52+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to prepare your bird travel crate for air transport

UK ToR-Transfer of Residence

As of April 1st, 2017, the UK now mandates that you file a UK Transfer of Residence (TOR) to exempt your household goods, including pets from VAT (value added tax) also known as Goods and Services Tax (GST). Why should you complete this form? Well VAT is applied to the shipment cost and value of [...]

By | 2017-04-26T19:36:31+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UK ToR-Transfer of Residence

5 Tips for Holiday Pet Travel by Car or Plane

Holiday Pet Travel Your traveling for the holidays and you don’t want to leave your furry friend behind!  Don’t fret, follow these 5 easy holiday pet travel steps for taking your pets with you via car or air. Pets in Car Make sure your pet is well secured either in a kennel (suggested for cats) [...]

By | 2016-12-01T11:14:01+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Holiday Pet Travel by Car or Plane

New Restrictions coming out from Airlines

Pet Travel Restrictions A big change was just announced this week which will will go into effect October 1st, 2016 with Delta (yes with less than 2 weeks notice) for pet travel.   Delta will no longer accept pets where any leg of the flight is longer than 12 hours.   They have also decided [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Restrictions coming out from Airlines

Using a Pet transportation Specialist

USING A PET TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST We provide pet transportation service.  In some instances, the airlines require you to use our  pet transportation services and many countries recommend using a pet relocation specialist.  We have had clients say to us, wow, your fees are expensive, but I can do this myself, all you are doing is booking my [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Using a Pet transportation Specialist

Interesting perspective on Pet Air Travel Incidents

Earlier this month the US department of Transportation released 2014 data on pet incidents with the various domestic airlines (this is not for airlines outside of the US).  While we would love to see 0 incidents for our furry friends, any travel holds some risk ground or air.   We ran across an article last year that [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interesting perspective on Pet Air Travel Incidents

Long distance moving

In a recent feature on Public Storage we were interviewed to identify advice on how to travel with your pet safely.   As pet safety is important to us, we thought we would expand a little on the post. First and most important for your pet to travel is their health.   Even if your travel is months [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Long distance moving

Traveling with Snub Nose Breads

  If only we could travel like this with our snub nosed breeds!   As a fellow owner of a snub nosed breed (boxer in my case), I can sympathize with you as the owner and lover of a snub nosed dog.   The medical term is brachycephalic, but owners can easily identify them as any breed [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Traveling with Snub Nose Breads

Is a Pig considered an Emotional Support Animal?

According to the Air carrier access act (ACAA) , it can be.   Now if you want to take your rodent, reptile, or spider, not so fast!  These pets are considered potentially harmful to passengers. The ACAA designates the difference between service animals and emotional support animals, but requires the airlines to allow them on the planes.   The [...]

By | 2014-12-02T21:36:25+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is a Pig considered an Emotional Support Animal?

Updates to EU regulations and Alaska Airlines

It's our job is to keep our customers informed of the ever changing regulations and policies with respect to pet travel.  Here are a couple changes that will have a pretty broad impact. EU REGLUATION CHANGES AND IMPACT One big change sneaking up on us quietly, which is under great debate, is the new regulations [...]

By | 2014-11-14T00:29:20+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Updates to EU regulations and Alaska Airlines