Travelling with animals
If you need information on travelling with service dogs, please visit the section on service animal.
If your pet is travelling as check-in baggage, the transportation fee is not covered by your free baggage allowance. Please refer to the below table to calculate the cost.
As not all countries accept pets travelling as check-in baggage, please contact your local reservations office to confirm your pet can travel this way.
To calculate transportation costs, please select your Cathay Pacific flight route:
Note: For flights to and from New Zealand, your pet will need to travel in cargo. Please contact your local cargo office for more information and assistance.
Flight route charges by weight – for all locations except America (Zone 5)
Once you have established which zone your flight covers, please refer to the below table to calculate the cost of transporting your pet. This is determined by the total weight of the pet and its container.
|Per kg||To Zone 1||To Zone 2||To Zone 3||To Zone 4|
|From Hong Kong SAR||USD 13||USD 20||USD 25||USD 45|
|From Zone 1||USD 15||USD 20||USD 30||USD 45|
|From Zone 2||USD 20||USD 35||USD 40||USD 45|
|From Zone 3||USD 30||USD 40||USD 45||USD 65|
|From Zone 4||USD 45||USD 45||USD 65||USD 65|
Flight route charges by piece – for America (Zone 5)
Baggage charges for carriage of an accompanied pet will be assessed on the basis of total weight and size of the pet and its container.
The below table outlines charges for when the total weight and size of the pet and its container is within 23kg (50lbs) and 158 cm (62in).
|Per piece||To Hong Kong SAR||To Zone 1*||To Zone 2||To Zone 3||To Zone 4||To Zone 5|
|From Hong Kong SAR||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||USD400|
|From Zone 1 *||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||USD400|
|From Zone 2||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||USD440|
|From Zone 3||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||USD480|
|From Zone 4||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable||USD500|
|From Zone 5||USD400||Refer to note1||USD300|
Note 1: There is an aircraft change for pets travelling to or transiting in Hong Kong SAR from these zones. Therefore, pets must be carried through cargo. Please contact your local cargo office for more information.
If the total weight/size of the pet and its container heavier than 23kg (50lbs) or larger than 158cm (62in), you may be charged additional fee.
|Total weight and size of the pet and its container||Additional charge|
|Overweight up to 32kg (70lbs), but below 158cm (62in)||USD150 per piece|
|Oversize up to 203cm (80in), but below 23kg (50lbs)||USD150 per piece|
|Up to 32kg (70lbs) and 203cm (80in)||USD300 per piece|
If the total weight of the pet and its container exceeds 32kg (70lbs), and/or the total dimension exceeds 203cm (80 in), you will be charged four times the extra baggage charge (per piece).
Fees are collected in the equivalent local currency.
South East Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Africa: South Africa
South West Pacific: Australia, Fiji, New Zealand