Pet Policies


DOGS:

16 pounds and under (Accompanied by owner):

The dog will be transported free of charge and will sit on the owner's lap with a dog harness (either supplied by the owner or by Seair) and a Seair supplied seat belt attachment.

17 pounds and above (Accompanied by owner):

Option #1:

The dog, with a dog harness on (either supplied by the customer or a Seair supplied harness), will have a designated seat beside the passenger. The dog rate (including all taxes) for each route is listed below:

ROUTE RATE
VANCOUVER HARBOUR    NANAIMO $ 78.08 
RICHMOND (YVR)    NANAIMO $ 61.80 
RICHMOND (YVR)    SALT SPRING ISLAND$ 77.60
RICHMOND (YVR)    THETIS ISLAND$ 87.96
RICHMOND (YVR)    GULF ISLANDS$ 88.48  

**Passengers who purchase or own a Prepaid Package for a specific route may use half a ticket (child rate) for their dogs travel on that route.

Option #2:

The dog will be transported in a travelling case (supplied by the owner) and will be secured in the cargo area. The weight of the dog and the case will go against the allotted passenger baggage weight and if over, excess baggage charges will apply.

Rates are as follows:

ROUTE RATE
VANCOUVER HARBOUR    NANAIMO 35 pound baggage allotment and excess is $.50/pound
RICHMOND (YVR)    NANAIMO 35 pound baggage allotment and excess is $.50/pound
RICHMOND (YVR)    SALT SPRING ISLAND35 pound baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/pound
RICHMOND (YVR)    GULF ISLANDS35 pound baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/pound

*Maximum Dimensions for the cargo case are based on the particular aircraft being used and are as follows:

  • Cessna Caravan: 36"H X 36"W X 48"L
  • All other Seair Aircraft: 14"H X 22"W X 30"L

CATS:

All cats must be in a travelling case and will be secured in the cargo area. The weight of the cat and the case goes against the owner's allotted passenger baggage weight and if over, excess baggage charges will apply. See above excess baggage for rates.


UNACCOMPANIED PETS:

Any unaccompanied pets must be in a travelling case and will be charged as cargo and secured in the cargo area. See above for aircraft dimensions.

Cargo rates are as follows:

SIZERATE
PARCELS 1 TO 20 LBS$20 + 5% GST
PARCELS 21 TO 30 LBS$30 + 5% GST
PARCELS 31 LBS AND OVER$30 + $1.00/lb + 5% GST

**Seair customer service agents must be advised of all pet travel prior to the flight in order to have the appropriate seating reserved and necessary supplies ready for acceptance.
**Seair will not be responsible in the event of loss, delay, injury, sickness or death of any pet or animal accepted for transportation.