Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia and their largest airline by fleet size, international flights, and international destinations. Qantas is now arranging all of their pet travel through Qantas Freight. Visit Website

Or call (800) 227-4500 for more information. You can use BringFido to find a pet friendly place to stay at your destination.

Pet Reservations

The number of pets allowed as cargo on Qantas flights is limited, so they advise you booking Fido a spot on board as soon as your travel plans are confirmed. You can do this by contacting the Customer Service Team at (800) 227-4500. If you are booking more than 1 animal crate, you need to contact the Cargo Department in Australia at (+61) 13-12-13 for more information.

Pets in the Cabin

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted to travel in the cabin on any Qantas flights.

Pets in Checked Baggage

Pets as checked baggage is currently suspended.

Pets in Cargo

If your pet is travelling on their own, internationally, or within 24 hours of departure, you can call Qantas Freight in Australia at (+61) 13-12-13 for more details and prices. More than 1 pet may travel in the same carrier if they are from the same species, are similar in size and weight and are used to cohabitation. Each pet must weight less than 30 lbs (14 kg).

Carrier Guidelines

For pets traveling in the hold, the maximum carrier size is 50" x 24" x 32" (129 cm x 62 cm x 82 cm). Your animal will need to have enough room inside the crate to sit comfortably, stand up, and turn around easily without touching the sides or roof. Pets must be provided with water that is accessible to them from inside the carrier.

Other Restrictions

The following breeds are not accepted to travel with Qantas: Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, American Pit Bull Terrier, Perro De Presa, Canario and Presa Canario. Additionally, kittens and puppies under 8 weeks of age and animals that demonstrate aggressive behaviors or show excessive chewing or cage destruction will not be allowed to travel. Brachycephalic (snub-nosed) dogs (full bred only), such as French Bull Dog, Bull Dog British/English, Pug, Pekingese, Boston Terriers, American Terrier, and Staffordshire Terrier, and Japanese Chin are permitted on flights no longer than 5 hours in length and no more than 2 sectors per journey.


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