The Quantas Airlines pet policy is as follows:
July 2020: Qantas has pulled inventory on all international flights through March 28, 2021.
Pets are not accepted in the aircraft cabin.
Only service dogs can be carried into the passenger cabin of the aircraft.
Pets may travel in the baggage and cargo compartments.
Qantas Freight also offers a service for unaccompanied pet travel.
Animals that demonstrate aggressive behaviours or show excessive chewing or cage destruction are not permitted on any Qantas or QantasLink service.
Brachycephalic (snub nosed) dogs (full bred only) are permitted on flights no longer than 5 hours in length and no more than 2 sectors per journey; and may be permitted on flights greater than 5 hours (international only) where a Form of Acknowledgement and Indemnity is completed by the owner and submitted on lodgement with the Shipper’s Certificate and other transport papers.
Guard or racing animals, animals that are a part of the police/defence forces and fresh water live fish (aquarium type) are not permitted to travel as an accompanied pet and must be sent as live animal freight.
Specialized zoological, native or other exotic pets ar not permitted to travel as an accompanied pet and need prior approval to travel.
Taking a pet to a foreign country involves preparation and planning far in advance of your departure date. Requirements for pet travel to a foreign country are set by the destination country. If you are you traveling to another country and bringing along your pet you’ll need to meet the animal health requirements of the country you are visiting.
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