The Volotea pet policy for 2023 includes options for flying with dogs or cats in the cabin, but not in the hold. Details of the Volotea pet travel policy for international and transatlantic flights with your cat or dog are included. For a pet to fly in the cabin a puppy or kitten dog must be at least 8 weeks old. When flying with your pet in the cabin with Volotea, your cat or dog must be able to move around within their carrier, and they have to travel with an adult passenger. The price for flying your pet in the Volotea cabin is a flat rate. Also note that Volotea pet travel rules do not permit cats or dogs on certain flights, or to specific international destinations. such as the United Kingdom (UK). Certain dog breeds are not permitted to travel in the cabin, regardless of their weight. Assistance & Service Dogs fly free of charge, including Psychiatric Service Dogs, but Emotional Support Animals aren’t accepted. You can check out reviews for Volotea Airlines by fellow pet travellers, or leave a review if you’ve flown your cat or dog with Volotea! Read on for the full Volotea airlines pet policy 2023.
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|Dogs & Cats in the Cabin of the Plane||✅|
|Dogs & Cats flying as Checked In Baggage||❌|
|Pets flying in Cargo Hold||❌|
|Assistance Dogs in Cabin||✅|
|Psychiatric Service Dogs in Cabin||✅|
|Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in Cabin||❌|
Does Volotea allow cats & dogs to fly in the cabin?
Dogs and cats in the cabin are accepted by Volotea in their travel bag, up to a combined weight of 10kg. The pet in cabin service only applies to cats and dogs.
In addition to the standard EU regulations for pet travel in Europe, you must also adhere to the following:
- Pet cats and dogs must be carried breathable bag, not a hard container
- The pet carrier may be no bigger than 50 x 40 x 20 cm
- Both your pet and the bag together must weigh 10kg or less
- Your cat or dog must be able to stand upright in the bag
- Pets must also be able to turn around and lie in a natural position
- Only one cat or dog is allowed per bag and per person
There is a one pet per passengers rule and only two pets can fly in the cabin on each Volotea flight.
Of course, you can’t fly to the United Kingdom with a pet in the cabin due to regulations, but unfortunately, Volotea doesn’t allow cats or dogs to travel in the cabin on flights from the UK either. However, there are other airlines that offer this option if you’re flying from Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Volotea pet in cabin price
The cost of flying your cat or dog in the cabin with Volotea depends on how you make the booking for your pet:
- Reserve online – €39
- Reserve by phone – €44
- Reserve at airport check-in desk – €60
Does Volotea allow cats and dogs in the hold?
No animals, including cats and dogs are allowed to travel in Volotea’s cargo hold.
Volotea Assistance & Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals (ESAs)
If you’re travelling with an Emotional Support Animal (ESA), your dog or cat will be subject to the Volotea airlines standard pet travel policy. Only certified, professionally trained and registered Assistance & Service Dogs, including Psychiatric Service Dogs are permitted to fly in the Volotea cabin free of charge.
Always protect your pet against vector-borne diseases in a foreign country, and remember to leave a review if you fly your cat or dog with Volotea!