Just a reminder that winter restrictions are in effect for pets travelling as checked baggage via Air Canada. Air Canada
and Jazz are not able to transport pets within North America as checked baggage
or via Air
Canada Cargo from December 15, 2010 to January 11, 2011.
Importantly, pets weighing less than 4.5 kg (10 lb) are not
accepted as checked baggage on any Air Canada aircraft from November 1, 2010 to
March 31, 2011 (or when the temperature is 0 °C or less). Also note that at any
time when the temperature is below 7 °C, Air Canada Cargo may not be able to
Holiday embargo dates also apply to pets travelling as checked baggage via WestJet. WestJet will not
accept animals as checked baggage from December 15, 2010 to January 6, 2011.
From December 11 to December 14, 2010 and from January 7 to January 10, 2011 a
maximum of two animals will be accepted as checked baggage.
Restrictions are also imposed by individual countries. Find
out all applicable restrictions and have all required documentation before
travelling with your pet to/from another country, to avoid fines or the
quarantine of your pet. Check out international
destinations for specific requirements or contact the embassy or consulate
of your destination country.