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    Hi,

    i think by the time you are all done with permits, flights, quarantine and maybe an internal flight to your final destination in Australia you are looking at about £2500-£3000 for both cats.

    If you are going to do this, then make sure you start the rabies work early - it needs starting at least 7 months before the flight, so you dont incur any extra cattery costs in UK before you leave.

    If you want to know anything else then have a look here: https://www.petairuk.com/taking-pets-to-australia/cats-australia

    Cheers

    Bob


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    I have started the process and are shipping mine in October.

     

    For two cats it works out approximately

    Vet Bills: £400 need to get rabies 7 months prior to flying

    Flights £2500. - this does depend on their weight and what box you get - or if you supply your own. I have gone gold with Pet air - you could get cheaper.

    Quartaine fees £1500 - depending on exchange rate - (could increase dramatically if we leave EU)

    So all up using pet air gold service for two cats £4400

     

    Its a big decision to make.

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    Hi,

    i think by the time you are all done with permits, flights, quarantine and maybe an internal flight to your final destination in Australia you are looking at about £2500-£3000 for both cats.

    If you are going to do this, then make sure you start the rabies work early - it needs starting at least 7 months before the flight, so you dont incur any extra cattery costs in UK before you leave.

    If you want to know anything else then have a look here: https://www.petairuk.com/taking-pets-to-australia/cats-australia

    Cheers

    Bob

     

    Does this include the quarentine fees? it's much cheaper than I thought, I was thinking this price per cat.

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    Hi, sorry, i did not include quarantine fees.

     

    Permits, vet checks, crates, flights - approx £2400

    Quarantine (1500AUD per cat) - around £1500 for both cats

    Rabies work - around £150 per cat - £300

    Internal flight (you may or may not need this) around £400

    Total - £4600.

     

    This is a more accurate total cost and The Raillys above has got the same thing. And as they said you can get it a little cheaper if you arrange everything yourself, but you end up saving less than you think.


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    www.petairuk.com

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    I have started the process and are shipping mine in October.

     

    For two cats it works out approximately

    Vet Bills: £400 need to get rabies 7 months prior to flying

    Flights £2500. - this does depend on their weight and what box you get - or if you supply your own. I have gone gold with Pet air - you could get cheaper.

    Quartaine fees £1500 - depending on exchange rate - (could increase dramatically if we leave EU)

    So all up using pet air gold service for two cats £4400

     

    Its a big decision to make.

     

    How did your cats cope?

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    Hi,

    i think by the time you are all done with permits, flights, quarantine and maybe an internal flight to your final destination in Australia you are looking at about £2500-£3000 for both cats.

    If you are going to do this, then make sure you start the rabies work early - it needs starting at least 7 months before the flight, so you dont incur any extra cattery costs in UK before you leave.

    If you want to know anything else then have a look here: https://www.petairuk.com/taking-pets-to-australia/cats-australia

    Cheers

    Bob

     

    How much would it be to have to the 2 cats shipped together as they're inseparable and the older cat gets stressed if he hears the kitten meowing or crying.

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    How much would it be to have to the 2 cats shipped together as they're inseparable and the older cat gets stressed if he hears the kitten meowing or crying.

     

    Hi,

     

    Yes this can be done and comfortably - the cost would be exactly the same as the kennel would be the same size and the requirements as mentioned above. We can build a travel kennel that is separated by mesh - this gives them the best of both worlds. Their own definitive space but also the added benefit of being 'together'.

     

    We have the mesh there as a precaution as it's such a long way that it's not worth risking siblings/best of friends falling out - even if that is unlikely.

     

    Best,


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    Hi Bob, I have two cats I would want to ship, will ask Vet to do rabies blood tests next week.

    Can I ask if they could be in separate crates for travelling? 

    Is there anything else I need to ask VET for? I have proof of injections being up to date, flea and worm up to date and they are both chipped

     

    Many thanks

    Saffy (and her two furr babies!)

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    Hi Saffy

    Sorry for the late reply.

    Have a read of this: https://www.petairuk.com/destinations/australia/taking-cats-australia

    We can fly them in a double crate with mesh divider or two separate crates - it costs the same.

    Key things is to get the rabies work done early, it needs starting at least 7 months before you want them to travel.


    Petair UK - the only pet travel service in Uk to be run by vets. We offer the most comprehensive services to easily and safely transport your pets from UK to Australia

     

    www.petairuk.com

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