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Moving your best Mate to Australia’s Beautiful Harbour City? Best tips for Sydney Pet Transport

Sydney Pet Transport

Sydney is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world, attracting students, business people, emigrants, and retirees from everywhere. But how do you manage Sydney pet transport for your furry or feathered friend?

Transporting Your Pet to Sydney

Domestic Pet Transport to Sydney

If you are already in Australia, Sydney pet transport is straightforward. Petflyers offers domestic flights to Sydney from all major cities and most regional towns. Simply visit Petflyers Domestic Quote for more information. We can fly your dog, cat, bird, fish, or rabbit to Sydney. Even if you have a brachycephalic breed, our qualified team can safely transport your snub-nosed dog, thanks to our extensive experience.

International Pet Transport to Sydney

Moving to Sydney from overseas is more complex due to Australian import regulations. Your pet will need to stay at the Melbourne Quarantine Station for either 10 or 30 days. However, with careful planning and the right pet shipping company, you can successfully bring your pet to Sydney. Start by familiarizing yourself with the import conditions for your pet. This link also provides information on importing other animals besides cats and dogs.

Next, choose an experienced pet shipper. The best place to start is the IPATA website, where you can find IPATA-certified pet shippers in your area. IPATA members adhere to strict ethical codes and stay current with live animal regulations through regional and global conferences.

Petflyers can assist with obtaining an import permit, arranging quarantine, and flying your pet to Sydney after quarantine. You can choose to collect your pet from Sydney Airport or have us deliver them to your Sydney residence for a small additional fee. Contact us at +61 7 4729 1399 to discuss your needs.

Dog and Cat Posing in front of Sydney Opera house with an Airple behind Sydney Pet Transport
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Transporting Your Pet from Sydney

Domestic Pet Travel from Sydney

For domestic pet travel from Sydney, visit our website for an instant quote or call us. We have regular airport runs from the Eastern Suburbs, North Shore, Inner West, Cronulla Sutherland, Liverpool, Penrith, and Baulkham Hills areas to the airport. We also offer road services between Sydney Airport and the Illawarra, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, and Newcastle. Get a quote here.

Exporting Pets from Sydney

The veterinary treatment your pet requires depends on your destination country. Contact our office to discuss or refer to this website for country-specific requirements.

Once you know the required treatments, find a vet experienced in exports. We recommend:

  • Eastern Suburbs: Matraville Vet Clinic
  • Inner West: Enfield Vet Hospital or Great Western Animal Hospital
  • North Shore: Cremorne Veterinary Hospital, Turramurra Veterinary Hospital, or Pittwater Animal Hospital
  • Cronulla: Cronulla Vet Clinic
  • Central Coast: Ourimbah Veterinary Hospital
  • Newcastle: Motto Farm Veterinary Hospital
  • South West: Leppington Veterinary Clinic or Rossmore Veterinary Hospital
  • Blue Mountains: Wentworth Falls Animal Hospital
  • North West: Vineyard Veterinary Hospital
  • Southern Highlands: Bowral Veterinary Hospital
  • Wollongong: Illawarra Animal Hospital

We will provide a treatment schedule based on your departure date and destination country.

Direct Flights for Sydney Pet Transport

Petflyers offers direct flights from Sydney to:

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Auckland
  • Bangkok
  • Beijing
  • Bengaluru
  • Christchurch
  • Colombo
  • Dallas
  • Doha
  • Dubai
  • Guangzhou
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Honiara
  • Honolulu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Jakarta
  • Johannesburg
  • Los Angeles
  • Manila
  • Nadi
  • Nanjing
  • Port Moresby
  • San Francisco
  • Santiago
  • Seoul
  • Shenzhen
  • Singapore
  • Shanghai
  • Taipei
  • Tokyo
  • Vancouver
  • Wuhan

For other major cities, we provide one-stop connections for your pet travel from Sydney, often including an overnight comfort stop in an animal transit lounge.

Our most popular destinations from Sydney include Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Europe, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, the UK, and the USA.

Some Airlines only take Pet bookings once a week so be sure to book your Sydney Pet Transport early so you don’t miss out. And remember we must give the Australian Government at least 2 weeks notice of an export.

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