Sun Country

Sun Country Airlines welcomes assistance animals at no charge. The animal must remain seated on the floor at the passenger's feet. Sun Country Airlines also accepts pet cats and dogs (16 pounds or less) in the aircraft cabin on select flights within the United States. Sun Country Airlines does not allow pets to travel on international flights or on flights to or from Anchorage. Only one pet per passenger and carrier is allowed. The fee for a pet traveling in the main passenger cabin is 125 USD per flight segment if booked in advance. A maximum of four pets as carry-on baggage will be accepted per flight, so you should contact Sun Country Airlines Reservations on 800-359-6786 as soon as you're ready to guarantee a spot for Fido. If you fail to do so, walk-up requests may be accepted when the four dog limit hasn't yet been reached. The fee for this service is 199 USD.

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Pet Reservations

Passengers traveling with their pets should make advance arrangements with the airline. Availability is limited, so it is important for you to reserve a ticket for you and your pet as soon as possible after your travel plans are confirmed. Just call Sun Country Airlines Reservations at 1-800-359-6786 and advise the agent that you are traveling with your pet.

Pets in the Cabin

Sun Country Airlines welcomes assistance animals at no charge. The animal must remain seated on the floor at the passenger's feet. Sun Country Airlines also accepts pet cats and dogs (16 pounds or less) in the aircraft cabin on select flights within the United States. Sun Country Airlines does not allow pets to travel on international flights or on flights to or from Anchorage. Only one pet per passenger and carrier is allowed. The fee for a pet traveling in the main passenger cabin is 125 USD per flight segment if booked in advance. A maximum of four pets as carry-on baggage will be accepted per flight, so you should contact Sun Country Airlines Reservations on 800-359-6786 as soon as you're ready to guarantee a spot for Fido. If you fail to do so, walk-up requests may be accepted when the four dog limit hasn't yet been reached. The fee for this service is 199 USD.

Pets in Cargo

Sun Country accepts cats and dogs as checked baggage on select flights in the United States. Before allowing your pet to travel, Sun Country requires a valid health certificate. Pets are not accepted on flights to Anchorage, Laughlin, Miami, New York, San Juan, St. Thomas, or any international flight. Pets are also not accepted on any connecting or multi-stop flights. The kennel and pet must have a maximum weight of 100 pounds combined. A maximum of two pets as checked baggage will be accepted per flight, so you should contact Sun Country Airlines Reservations on 800-359-6786 as soon as you're ready to guarantee a spot for Fido. The fee for a pet traveling in the hold is 199 USD per kennel, per flight segment.

Other Restrictions

For pets traveling in the cabin, carriers must not exceed the dimensions of 16 in x 11 in x 8 in. Your pet must be able to stand up and move around in the carrier comfortably. The carrier must be soft-sided, have a leak-proof bottom, and be well-ventilated on at least two sides. Your pet must remain in its carrier and stowed during the entire flight underneath the seat in front of you. For pets traveling as checked baggage, the kennel must be hard-sided plastic. Your pet should be able to stand and lie in the carrier with ease. The maximum size for kennels in the hold is 34 inches in height or 48 inches in width. Kennels that are too small are also not permitted.

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Sun Country has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 bones by 3 dog owners on BringFido.

  • More than one year ago.
    Reverend

    Just made a reservation. The price to bring pet on board has increased to $125.00 payable at time of reservation. If pet ends up not traveling with you after all, they will give you a travel voucher for $!00.

  • More than one year ago.
    Big Dogs

    That is inaccurate They DO allow dogs in the cargo area if the combined pet/crate weight do not exceed 100 lbs I just looked at their website (today is 8/10/2011)

  • More than one year ago.
    Incorrect info on this site.

    Sun country does allow pets as cargo. It costs 199 each way and it must be a direct flight. Check out their website

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