Small Dog on Airplane in Carrier

Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines, also known as PAL, is the flag carrier airline of the Philippines. They welcome pets on board as checked baggage on many of their flights.

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Pet Reservations

On Philipines Airlines, animals must be accompanied by passengers who are at least 12 years old. For pets traveling to Japan as check in or cargo, Animal Bureau Quarantine of Japan must be notified at least 40 days prior to the arrival of the pet. You must contact the airline within 48 hours of your travel departure by phone at (800) 435-9725 to guarantee Fido a spot on board.

Pets in the Cabin

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted to travel in the cabin with their owners.

Pets in Checked Baggage

Animals are welcome to travel as checked baggage on a number of different flights. Fees for international flights to Guam, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, or Japan are not included in the free baggage allowance, and are charged as excess baggage. Pets and carriers measuring 80" (203 cm) or less, and weighing less than 50 lbs (23 kg) are charged at double the excess baggage fee. Pets and carriers measuring over 80" (203 cm) and weighing more than 50 lbs (23 kg) are charged triple the excess baggage rate. For each additional 20 lbs (10 kg), another excess baggage fee will be charged. Fees for domestic flights range from 1000-10,000 PHP depending on the size of your pet.

Carrier Guidelines

For pets traveling as checked baggage, carriers must be secure and leak-proof.

Other Restrictions

The following breeds of snub-nosed animals are not permitted to travel on any PAL flights due to health risks: Affenpinscher, Chow Chow, Pug (all breeds), Boerboel, Dogue de Bordeaux, Rottweiler, Boston Terrier, English Toy, Shar Pei, Boxer, French Bulldog, Shih Tzu, Brussels Griffon, Griffon Bruxellois, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Bulldog, Japanese Chin, Tibetan spaniel, Bullmastiff, King Charles Spaniel, Tosa, Cane Corso, Lhasa Apso, Valley Bulldog, Cavalier King Charles, Mastiff (all breeds), Yorkshire Terrier, Chihuahua (appleheaded), and Pekingese.


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