A big move with a pet can be tough, and most experts recommend you avoid flying with them if at all possible. If there’s no way around it, though, you want to be prepared, and that means knowing how much the flight will cost. Here’s how much the major U.S. airlines charge for flying with a pet.
Credit.com compiled the list based on their research, and the general range is about $100-$200 per flight. Here are the specific prices for a handful of airlines, though.
- Alaska Airlines They have a “Fur-st Class Care program” and charge $100 each way. The price is the same, whether your pet stays in the cabin with you or in baggage hold.
- American Airlines: The fees vary, but it costs $125 per kennel to have your pet in the cabin. The fee is $200 per kennel in cargo.
- Delta: They charge $125 each way for destinations in the U.S., Virgin Islands, Canada, or Puerto Rico. To Brazil, the charge is $75, and all other international flights are $200.
- Frontier: They charge $75 each way, and you’re limited to one pet per flight.