Dog with goggles leaning out of car window

Before you travel

There are several steps to taking your pet abroad but, once you’ve got everything planned, it’s simpler than you might think.

Essentials to bring

These are some of the most essential items you should bring for your pet to make their journey more comfortable.

  • A muzzle for dogs - they must be muzzled when outside of your vehicle

  • Absorbent bedding for your car, the kennel or your pet-friendly cabin

  • Nappy sacks and tissues in case of accidents

  • Some of their favourite toys to help make them comfortable

  • Water in a spill-safe container that can be attached to a travelling crate or left on the floor of your vehicle/pet-friendly cabin

For pets staying in the car or kennel, make sure the water container is filled with clean, fresh water and that they can reach it throughout the sailing.

Travelling by ferry with your pet