If you would like to travel with a pet: cat or dog, we offer you such option. The place of travel - in the cabin or in the cargo hold - depends on its weight and size.
For your and other passengers’ comfort we can only take a limited number of pets in the cabin, so please make a reservation for your pet as soon as possible by telephone through LOT Contact Center (+48 22 577 77 55). We advise you to do so at the latest within 24 hours after you have booked your ticket, but at least 24 hours before departure. Please contact our Consultant. In Contact Center you can also confirm the possibility to take a pet on a given flight.
There are three travel options of animals:
Please remember that travel option depends on weight and size of your pet as well as regulations of the country of destination.
In case of reaching the limit of the number of pets carried on a given flight – both in the cabin and as cargo – we reserve the right to refuse carriage of the pet (also includes the carriage of guide dogs and other ESAN pets (emotional support animal).
In order to ensure the comfort and safety of carried animals, we apply the standards of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
All custom questions will be considered individually. Please contact us through Contact Center or Facebook Fanpage.
You should prepare for travelling with a pet by remembering about following:
Below you will find some more tips:
During the whole journey the cabin your pet must be transported in a special container (travel bag or kennel) appropriate to its weight and size*. The total weight of pet and travel bag or kennel cannot exceed 8 kg.
If you travel with a pet in the cabin we cannot allocate you in the first row (in case of Boeing 787 it concerns the first row of each service class, whilst in case of other aircraft types it is the first row of lot Business Class) as it is related to safety regulations.
Acceptable container dimensions:
Remember that during the whole flight your pet must stay in the container, while during take-off, landing and in case of turbulence the container must be placed under the seat in front of you.
Guide dogs (seeing-eye/ hearing, assisting dogs) are accepted free of charge in the passenger cabin when accompanying a passenger with a disability. Weight and size limitation do not apply and the animal need not to be caged. The dog should be on a lead , but not wear a muzzle. However the person traveling with the guide dog should have a muzzle with oneself.
If you carry a pet as checked baggage make sure it has comfortable conditions. The container should comply with the requirements of International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animals Regulations.
Remember that the pet container have to be:
Please, note that if the container is too small or does not comply with above IATA requirements we reserve the right to refuse to transport the pet at check-in.
|Category||Size||Domestic flights||Europe/Middle East||USA/Canada/China/Japan|
|Small pet in the cabin (PETC)||up to 8 kg||50 PLN 12 EUR 15 USD 15 CAD||200 PLN 50 EUR 60 USD 60 CAD||280 PLN 70 EUR 100 CAD 100 USD|
|Pet as checked baggage (AVIH)||n/a||280 PLN 70 EUR 90 USD 110 CAD||600 PLN 150 EUR 180 USD 230 CAD||1200 PLN 290 EUR 360 USD 460 CAD 38000 JPY 2290 CNY|
In case of domestic flights there is an extra charge 8% VAT. Prices shown in the table do not include service charge, which may vary depending on the place where the service is ordered.
Note! Above price list does not apply to animal carriage as cargo hold.
If you carry an animal as cargo in the baggage hold, remember it should have:
It is only allowed to carry animals at age of minimum 3 months and when at least 21 days passed since the last important vaccination against rabies.
NOTE! In case of carriage of animals to the United States of America a 30 day-long quarantine since the last vaccination against rabies is required.
Remember that a telephone reservation is required at least 4-7 days before departure: +48 22 606 77 77 or +48 22 606 80 88.
The carriage of animals as cargo in the baggage hold is subject to the same requirements relating to the container as in the case of animals carried in the baggage hold (i.e. as checked baggage).
We charge only fees for the air carriage of an animal in the baggage hold (carriage fee) and do not provide forwarding services. The ticket price for the animal depends on the size of the container, in which the animal will be transported, the weight of the animal together with the container and the route. The carriage of an animal as cargo in the baggage hold is available as a service only directly in our Cargo and Mail Bureau. Irrespective of fees imposed by us remember that you are obliged to pay additional fees relating to terminal, veterinary, customs and other services that are imposed by entities not related to us (lot Polish Airlines).
We will do our best to notify you about additional fees that are not directly related to the carriage of an animal at the time of purchase of cargo carriage service for animals.
Guide dogs (seeing-eye/ hearing, assisting dogs) are accepted free of charge in the passenger cabin when accompanying a passenger with a disability. Weight and size limitation do not apply and the animal need not to be caged. The dog should be on a leash, but not wear a muzzle. However, the person traveling with the guide dog or emotional support dog should have a muzzle with oneself.
For flights to/from the USA, there is also the option of transporting an ESAN dog (emotional support animal) in the aircraft cabin free of charge. For this type of service doctor’s confirmation is required.
For your and other passengers’ comfort we can only take a limited number of pets in the cabin, so please make a reservation for your pet as soon as possible by telephone through Contact Center (+48 22 577 77 55). We advise you to do so at the latest within 24 hours after you have booked your ticket, but at least 48 hours before departure. Please contact our Consultant. In Contact Center you can also confirm the possibility to take a pet on a given flight.
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