Cargo & Pets2020-10-22T19:06:53-07:00

CARGO & PETS

Priority Next Flight Cargo Service

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: $18.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels 1 to 20 lbs: $38.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels 21 to 30lbs: $48.00 + 5% GST
  • Parcels over 30lbs: $48.00 + $1.50/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:

20 POUNDS AND UNDER (ACCOMPANIED BY OWNER):

Upon check-in, the dog will be weighed, and transported free of charge. The dog 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.

21 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 space beside the passenger. The dog rate (including all taxes) for each route is listed below:

ROUTE RATES

VANCOUVER HARBOUR  ↔   NANAIMO $ 97.29

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   NANAIMO $ 85.61

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   SALT SPRING ISLAND $ 79.85

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   THETIS ISLAND $ 106.86

RICHMOND (YVR)             ↔   GULF ISLANDS $ 107.38

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 $1.00/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR)            ↔  NANAIMO 35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/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 $ 97.29

RICHMOND (YVR)
↔ NANAIMO $ 85.61

RICHMOND (YVR)
↔ SALT SPRING ISLAND $ 79.85

RICHMOND (YVR)
↔ THETIS ISLAND $ 106.86

RICHMOND (YVR)
↔ GULF ISLANDS $ 107.38

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 $1.00/lbs

RICHMOND (YVR)
↔ NANAIMO
35 lbs baggage allotment and excess is $1.00/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.

SERVICE ANIMALS:

Seair Seaplanes accepts service animals that are required to assist a person with a disability, provided that the animal is properly harnessed and certified in writing, as being trained by a professional service animal institution. The service animal is permitted to accompany the person with a disability on board and to remain on the floor at the passenger’s seat, or, where there is insufficient floor space at the passenger’s seat, to remain on the floor in an area where the person can still exercise control over the animal. Service animals travel complimentary, however, please notify a customer service agent if you are travelling with a service animal, prior to reserving your flight.