In-Cabin United Pet Policy

Make sure you follow your rules while you're in the process of boarding your pet.

Pets Allowed

As per United airlines pet policy; Small pets are the only ones allowed when traveling on United as well as United Express journeys. United Airlines pet shipping includes domestic dogs and cats. Animals are allowed to travel on any flight within the Continental United States (not including Hawaii).

Route Restrictions

There are many restrictions on the routes, too. For instance, only the animals which can be treated can be transported in the cabin on flights that are heading towards or toward or towards the United Kingdom. In addition, pets are not permitted from travelling on planes with cabins towards Guam, Hawaii, Austria as well as any other country in which pets are required to enter under forms of baggage manifest.

Nigeria, Lagos, and Dubai do not provide any services at all. For planes that are classified to be Boeing 747 7 7, 757, 767, and 767, pets aren't allowed on first and business-class flights due to the space limitations beneath the seat.

Carrier/Crate Requirements

Before your pet can be allowed to travel with you, it must first be granted approval in accordance with United Airlines' pet policy. Pets must be transported in a pet-friendly carrier accepted by the airline. Bottoms for the pet carrier should be made of material that is water-proof, provides adequate ventilation for pets, and fasteners that are secure (zippers are usually preferred).

The measurements of United Airlines' pet carriers for kennels that have solid sides can be described as follows:

17.5 inches 12 inches 7.5 inches tall (44 cm 30 centimeters 19 centimeters). For soft-sided kennels, the maximum dimensions are 18 inches wide by 11 inches in width and the height is 11 inches (46 centimeters by 28 centimeters and 28cm).


As with that of the United ESA Policy that states you are required to pay to assist animals United Airlines pet fee is $125 USD. Be aware that you'll need to pay additional fees of $125 for any flight with a layover longer than four hours in the US or for longer than 24 hours within the United States. United States.

United Airlines PetSafe (Pet Cargo)

Let's suppose that you don't have a pet that is able to be taken in the aircraft's cabin airplane. It's good news, United Airlines' PetSafe program, specifically created for animals that can't travel in the cabin is in place to help those with larger animals. The first thing you should know is United Airlines PetSafe reviews are mostly favorable.

The service is excellent and customers love the service. You'll be able to access United Airways ' PetSafe monitoring which allows you to monitor your pet's status at all times. Additionally, you'll be able to get 500 MileagePlus reward miles with every delivery that PetSafe delivers throughout the United States. This also includes 1000 miles for all other types of shipping.

Pets Allowed

Guinea rabbits as well as cats, pigs dogs, and Hamsters. birds.


Between May 15th to September 15th, and May 15th to September 15th, all Boston Terriers American Bulldogs, and any combination of these breeds will be excluded from United Airlines pet transport. Also, from September 16th and May 1st Animals are allowed to travel in no manner where temperatures are not higher than 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

Route Restrictions

United Services is restricted to Nigeria, Lagos, and Dubai. Pets that travel to Australia can only travel through Melbourne.

Aircraft Restrictions

The pets that travel in the cabin must be kept in an open-sided or hard-sided dog kennel that is approved by United.

Forms Required

The most crucial document you need is a health certificate which is approved by either the USDA or CFIA in the case of travel to or from both the United States or Canada (must be submitted at least 10 days prior to departure). Additionally, you'll need all of the documents required from the country of destination as well as proof that your pet has been vaccination-free for rabies at least 30 days prior to departure.

Carrier/Crate Requirements

United Airlines has a limited policy for carriers and crates. They'll only allow two kittens or puppies (under 6 months) to travel in the same vehicle provided they meet the following two requirements:

  • They're the same species.
  • There's plenty of space

If the conditions listed above are not fulfilled, only one pet can travel with a pet carrier. Note this: United Airlines will not transport kennels belonging to the 700 Series on the 737 700/800 or 900 aircraft. Take note of United Airlines' pet cargo rules to avoid any issues before traveling.


The cost can differ between the animals. The cost is determined by the total weight of the animal and the dog Kennel.