VOLARIS-Flying With Pets to Mexico

Pets are allowed to fly in cabin and in checked baggage

Requirements for Flying with Your Pet on Volaris Airlines.

IN CABIN

A. PETS ALLOWED:  Dogs and Cats

B. ALLOWANCES: 1 pet per passenger. 2 pets per cabin.

C. RESTRICTIONS: No checked pets allowed on flights operated by Frontier Airlines (direct or codeshare). Passengers traveling in cabin with Dogs must choose any window seat except Premium or an Emergency Exit.  Passengers traveling with Cats must choose a window seat in the last row only. No Brachycephalic Breeds.

D. CARRIER REQUIREMENTS: For Dogs, the material must be made of fabric or sturdy plastic.  For Cats, it must be made of sturdy plastic.  Volaris requires a clamp for the carrier which they will provide at the airport, adequate ventilation, sufficient space to turn and lie down.  17.5”/440cm x 12”/30cm x 7.5”/19cm.  Carrier must fit under the seat in front of you. 

Remember, just because there is a seat for you, does not mean there is a spot for your pet. Each flight allows between 2 and 6 pets per aircraft.  Booking the flight directly with the airline is best to reserve a spot for your pet.  If you book through a 3rd party consolidator, call the airline to ensure they booked a spot.

E.       DOCUMENTS, DOMESTIC:

          1) Vaccination Card

          2) Valid Rabies Vaccine

Including: Date and Duration of Application, Product Information.  Pets under 3 months are exempt.

          3) Certificate of Good Health

Issued by Veterinarian (original and copy) on letterhead with license number, name and address of owner, breed, gender, age, and color. Must be valid up to 5 days after the issue date.

F.       INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS:

          1) Vaccination Card

          2) Valid Rabies Vaccine

Including: Date and Duration of Application, Product Information. First Rabies vaccine must be no later than 28 days before entry. Pets under 3 months are exempt.

          3) Certificate of Good Health

Issued by Veterinarian (original and copy) on letterhead with license number, name and address of owner, breed, gender, age, and color. Must be valid up to 5 days after the issue date.

4) Address of Origin and Destination

5) Export Certificate issued by SAGARPA-SENASICA (Except for flights to the US and Canada).

 CHECKING YOUR PET

  1. PETS ALLOWED: Cats, Dogs.
  •  ALLOWANCES: Pets must be 4 months or older. Nursing or Pregnant Pets are not allowed. 
  •  RESTRICTIONS: Temperature may hinder your travel. 4 checked pets allowed on each flight as checked baggage.  One pet per container.  No checked pets allowed on flights operated by Frontier Airlines (direct or codeshare). No Brachycephalic Breeds.

D. CARRIER REQUIREMENTS: Up to 100lbs/45kg combined weight including Carrier. The total dimension must not exceed 62”/157.5cm.  Extra charge will apply if the carrier exceeds 62”/157.5cm.

The carrier must have a sturdy structure, be waterproof, well-ventilated, wheel-free, anti-escape closure and handles for carrying.   

IMAGE PROPERTY OF:  VOLARIS AIRLINES

E. DOCUMENTATION DOMESTIC FLIGHTS:

1) Vaccination Card

2) Valid Rabies Vaccine

Including: Date and Duration of Application, Product Information.  Pets under 3 months are exempt.

  1. Certificate of Good Health

Issued by Veterinarian (original and copy) on letterhead with license number, name and address of owner, breed, gender, age, and color. Must be valid up to 5 days after the issue date.

F. DOCUMENTATION INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS:

  1. Vaccination Card
  • Valid Rabies Vaccine

Including: Date and Duration of Application, Product Information. First Rabies vaccine must be no later than 28 days before entry. Pets under 3 months are exempt.

  • Certificate of Good Health

Issued by Veterinarian (original and copy) on letterhead with license number, name and address of owner, breed, gender, age, and color. Must be valid up to 5 days after the issue date.

  • Address of Origin and Destination
  • Export Certificate issued by SAGARPA-SENASICA  when required. (Except for flights to the US and Canada).

Check the temperatures and forecasts surrounding the origin, transit, and destination of the airports you will fly.  If the temperature is higher than 30 °C and lower than 7 °C, we will not accept your pet as checked-in luggage. 

For Fees on Volaris Airlines with a Pet CLICK HERE

For details and to ensure your furry friend their space on a flight Contact Volaris before you book the flight HERE.

Published by Stephanie Fling

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