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Pet Airline Guidelines | PetsWeekly

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United Airlines has the following policies on pet-travel:

Pets are allowed as both carry-on and checked luggage.

Fees: $125 each way as carry-on, and $250 each way when traveling as checked baggage.


- Passengers are required to make sure all health and pet travel documents are current and compliant with local, state, federal and international entry requirements and regulations.

- Dogs, cats, rabbits, and household birds are allowed as carry-on.

- Some other pets, including dogs of the pit bull breed, hamsters and guinea pigs, may travel as checked baggage only.

For complete guidelines, check their site at: United Airlines

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Author: stacymantle
About the Author

Stacy Mantle is a freelance writer who currently resides in the southwestern deserts of Arizona with a few dogs, several cats, and a very understanding husband. She is a regular contributor to Pet Age Magazine, Catster, Animal Behavior College, and of course, PetsWeekly. Many of her stories and articles have been translated into several languages, and now reach an international audience. She is also the author of a bestselling urban fantasy/thriller, Shepherd's Moon; a humor book entitled, Conquering the Food Chain: Living Amongst Animals (Without Becoming One), and a line of Educational Activity Books for children.

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