Cargo & Pets 2018-03-21T10:58:54-07:00

CARGO & PETS

Cargo

Seair Seaplanes freight service is fast, easy, and reliable. We provide scheduled counter to counter service to Nanaimo, Vancouver Harbour, and Richmond (YVR) and counter to dock service from Richmond to the Southern Gulf Islands.

We ship envelopes, packages, as well as, pets ranging in size and weight.

Our freight rates for scheduled flights are as follows:

  • Envelopes: $10.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels 1 to 20 lbs: $20.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels 21 to 30lbs: $30.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels over 30lbs: $30.00 + $1.00/lb + 5% GST

The maximum dimensions for the cargo 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

We will do our best to fit irregular shaped items. Please call our office for specifications.

We can also fly cargo to any location in BC on a charter flight (charter rates apply)

Our freight terms and conditions are as follows:

  • Seair Seaplanes reserves the right to verify the contents of cargo presented for shipping.
  • Third parties dropping off cargo are required to know the contents of all packages they are presenting to have shipped.
  • Seair Seaplanes does not ship Dangerous Goods. If you are unsure about an item, please ask our staff.
  • Seair Seaplanes reserves the right to deny the shipment of any cargo.
  • Photo ID is required by the Consignee for pick-up of cargo.

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 Seaplanes), as well as, a Seair Seaplanes supplied seat belt attachment.

17 POUNDS AND ABOVE (ACCOMPANIED BY OWNER):

Option #1:Option #2:
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 RATES

VANCOUVER HARBOUR  ↔   NANAIMO $ 79.49

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   NANAIMO $ 63.20

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   SALT SPRING ISLAND $ 79.15

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 pre-paid ticket for their dog’s travel on that route.

The dog will be transported in a hard shell, travel 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.

ROUTE RATES

VANCOUVER HARBOUR ↔  NANAIMO 35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $.50/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR)            ↔  NANAIMO 35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $.50/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR)            ↔   SALT SPRING ISLAND 35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR)            ↔  GULF ISLANDS 35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/lbs

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

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 RATES

VANCOUVER HARBOUR 
↔ NANAIMO $ 79.49

RICHMOND (YVR) 
↔ NANAIMO $ 63.20

RICHMOND (YVR) 
↔ SALT SPRING ISLAND $ 79.15

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 pre-paid ticket for their dog’s travel on that route.

Option: #2

The dog will be transported in a hard shell, travel 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.

ROUTE RATES

VANCOUVER HARBOUR
↔ NANAIMO
35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $.50/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR) 
↔ NANAIMO
35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $.50/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR) 
↔ SALT SPRING ISLAND
35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR) 
↔ GULF ISLANDS
35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/lbs

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 & BIRDS OR OTHER PETS:

All cats must be in a hard shell, travel 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 chart for rates.

UNACCOMPANIED PETS:

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

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.