Pet Carriers and Travel Arrangements

Information on how to safely transport your pet into Hungary...

The animal must travel in an approved container big enough for it to stand, sit and turn around in during the journey. The container must also allow adequate ventilation.

If the journey is longer than a few hours, food and drink may need to be supplied.

  • IATA (the International Air Transport Association) provides detailed information on shipping cats and dogs: Click here
  • For details of pet containers complying with IATA's live animal regulations: Click here (PDF)

Several train companies, ferry lines and airlines carry caged animals across borders (a pet travelling by air is usually in the hold). Consult the company for details.

Further Information