Do you want to bring your pet along with you when you travel? Here, you'll find all the information to better plan your trip, from transport rules to rates to animals not permitted to travel.
Starting July 14 2021, U.S. health officials are implementing new restrictions on animal transportation. Any dog that has been in one or more of the countries identified as high risk for rabies in the last 6 months and that does not have a waiver issued by the U.S. administration will not be accepted on U.S. territory. Failure to comply with these measures will result in additional fees related, but not limited to, the dog’s rerouting, transfer, and care. The person traveling with the animal will be held financially responsible. 

Animals can be transported in the hold on direct flights, including within the European Union, to and from Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Paris-Orly. It is also permitted on flights with connections, at Paris-Orly only.

Please note, until further notice:
- The transport of animals in the hold and in the cabin is prohibited on flights to China. 
- From Moscow to Paris, animals may be transported in the cabin only.

This information is subject to change depending on the health situation and any restrictions imposed by the authorities.

Rates for transporting animals
in the cabin or hold

The ticket fare does not include the fee for transporting an animal. You must pay an additional fee at the airport. The amount varies depending on your destination.

  • Flights in metropolitan France
    - carriage in the hold: €80
    - carriage in the cabin: €40

  • Flights within the Caribbean*
    - carriage in the hold: €75
    - carriage in the cabin: €30 (excluding flights from and to Miami €55)

  • Flights in Europe or between Europe and North Africa**
    - carriage in the hold: €200
    - in the cabin: €55

  • Flights between metropolitan France and Cayenne, Fort-de-France,
    Pointe-à-Pitre, Saint-Denis de la Réunion)
    - carriage in the hold: €75
    - in the cabin: €55

  • Other flights
    - carriage in the hold: €400***
    - in the cabin: €125***

These fees are calculated based on a departure flight and for a single bag (or travel container). If your trip includes one or more connecting flights, the fee is calculated based on your departure country and your final destination.

* Flights between Atlanta, Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Miami, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port-au-Prince and Santo Domingo.
** North Africa comprises Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
*** Amounts shown in € for flights departing from Europe, in CAD for flights departing from Canada, in USD for flights departing from the United States and all other countries.

Purchase a travel container for your pet

On Air France flights, only containers made of hard plastic or fiberglass, fastened together by rivets and approved by IATA (International Air Transport Association standards), are accepted in the hold. These conditions are set out in the “Conditions for transporting a dog or cat in the hold” form, which must be printed and presented at the airport upon departure.

You can purchase a travel container on Air France Shopping website. Flying Blue members earn Miles with each purchase or can choose to pay with already accumulated Miles.

Purchased items are available for delivery to the following countries: Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, metropolitan France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States.

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