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Srilankan Airlines Pet Policy

If you are planning to travel with your furry friend, it's important to familiarize yourself with Srilankan Airlines' pet policy. Keep in mind that air carriers can change these policies at any time, so you should always check directly with the airline you are traveling on, before you book, for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Not all of the aircraft in Srilankan Airlines' fleet are compatible to carry live animals, so it's crucial to inquire about the availability when you contact the representative. For travelers flying to and from the USA, different local rules may apply. To get detailed information on the rules applicable for travel to and from the USA, you can reach out to the Reservations Department at (+941) 1777-1979.

If you wish to transport your pet as checked baggage, Srilankan Airlines allows animals such as dogs, cats, household birds, and other pets to travel in the cargo hold. However, it is essential that they are properly contained in an appropriate carrier that is suitable for their size. Additionally, traveling pets are required to provide valid health and vaccination certificates, entry permits, and any other documents that may be required by the countries of entry or transit.

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It's important to note that pets carried as checked baggage will be charged at the normal excess baggage rate for both the pet and the carrier. So, make sure to factor in this additional cost when planning your trip.

For pets traveling as checked baggage, the carriers must not exceed the combined dimensions of 62" (158cm). If you have a larger carrier, it is advisable to contact the airline directly to inquire about any specific requirements or arrangements that may need to be made.

For more detailed information about Srilankan Airlines, including flight check-in, baggage policies, corporate information, and more, you can check out our Srilankan Airlines Guide.

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