Your pets travel crate is one of the most important parts of the entire process. We keep the safety and comfort of your pet at the forefront of our minds during the travel process.
This is why is it imperative to size your pet correctly to the correct crate. We are extremely experienced in sizing pets to the correct crate, however, if your pet is not local and you are not sure on how to size your pet, we have an easy to follow guide on 'how to size your pet' which will allow us to assign the most appropriately sized crate for your loved one. Click here to check out the guide!
Departure Pets carry a full range of I.A.T.A compliant travel sky crates to suit every pets travel needs. From the smallest of kittens to the biggest of dogs (and everything in between), Departure Pets will be able to provide a suitable travel crate. Most of our airline approved sky crates are pre-made to a range of different sizes, but we also understand that not everyone's pet is the 'usual size', so we can custom build airline approved travel crates to fit any 'odd' shaped fur baby. Our entire range of airline approved sky crates are proudly Australian made.
PP20 suited for kittens and small breed cats measuring 53 x 37 x 37cm
PP80H suited for larger dogs measuring 115 x 60 x 90cm
IATA compliant wooden crates, custom built to suit your traveling loved ones needs. Departure Pets can manufacture any size wooden crate that meets IATA compliant standards and your pets standards.
Below are images of the Pet Travel Carriers and Crates that
are NOT Airline Approved and that your pets will NOT be allowed to travel in.
Collapsible Crates are NOT airline approved
Soft Crates are NOT airline approved
Top Loading Crates are NOT airline approved
Crates with clips securing the top and bottom together are NOT airline approved
Crates with wheels are NOT airline approved
Below is an image of the Pet Travel Crate that is Airline Approved
and that your pets will be allowed to travel in:
Suitable Airline Approved travel crate points to note:
- Made of a hard plastic material
- Metal bolts on the perimeter joining both the top and bottom together securely
- Single entry/exit door (front loading only)
- Affixed water bowl to the door of the crate (as seen above)
- Adequate ventilation
- Door that can be cable tied closed for safety during travel (to prevent door from
- YOUR PET NEEDS TO BE ABLE TO STAND UP, TURN AROUND, SIT UP AND LAY DOWN COMFORTABLY.
- IF YOU ARE USING YOUR OWN CRATE FOR YOUR PETS TRAVEL, IT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE YOUR CRATE IS OF AN ADEQUATE SIZE.
Below are suitable water bowls (they must be affixed to the door of the travel
crate) as seen in above image.