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anyone shipped 2 cats?

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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


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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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.


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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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,


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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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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We shipped four. Pet Air built two sturdy twin crates for them - two separate compartments per crate, wire mesh between. You could specify separate ones but it costs more.

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My daughter shipped both cats with Pet Air from Scotland to eventually Brisbane. She has nothing but highest praise from the time they were picked up (in a larger double cage) to when she picked them up at Brisbane airport.  They even organised the flight, after the short quarantine period, to Brisbane. 

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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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