Due to chilly temperatures and increased passenger and cargo loads expected over the holiday season, winter restrictions are in effect for the transportation of pets travelling by air.
Please note that WestJet
holiday embargo dates apply to pets travelling as checked baggage
. Therefore, WestJet is unable to accept animals as checked baggage from December 15, 2016 to January 6, 2017. From December 11 to December 14, 2016, and from January 7 to January 10, 2017 a maximum of two animals will be accepted as checked baggage. Also note that WestJet Cargo
is unable to transport pets from December 15, 2016 to January 6, 2017.
is unable to transport pets within North America as checked baggage or via Air Canada Cargo
from December 15, 2016 to January 12, 2017. This restriction applies to flights within North America, or on international flights with a connection in North America during this time.
As many countries place restrictions
on the entry of animals, be sure to contact the embassy or consulate of your destination country for specific requirements.