New to travel by ferry with your 4-legged friend
Travelling by ferry with your 4-legged friend in tow is no longer a problem.
Thanks to the initiatives of Moby, Tirrenia, Grandi Navi Veloci and Sardinia Ferries , all companies that offer connection to Sardinia or Sicily , are now equipped with specific cabins for animals access. The last initiative in time was of the company Moby that launched: I want a cabin ... yes you CANe !! In the ticket price the company gives an nice mat and a bowl to keep in the cabin booked for the crossing. The cabins are available for departures from Livorno, Genoa and Civitavecchia to Olbia always in a limited number. Tirrenia, as well as Sardinia ferries, offers a limited number of cabins without carpet within which you can access with your favorite animal for departures from
Grandi Navi Veloci, offers the service of Pets welcome on board , for connection to Sicily from Genoa, Civitavecchia and Naples , with cabins with linoleum floor and a daily sanitizing service to ensure maximum hygiene to their travelers.
Minoan Lines has pets cabins on the crossings from Italy to Greece from Ancona to Patras and Igoumenitsa .
In the internal connections of Spain with
Trasmediterranea and Balearia , to Balearic Islands or to Canary Islands, there are no cabins with animals access allowed. All animals will be accommodated in kennels on board in special cages of two dimensions, where you can go to find your 4-legged "friends" during the navigating, but until the destination you can not take them out the cages.
Before you leave for your trip by ferries, we suggest you not to forget:
• health card
• supply of food
• bowls for water and food
• shovel and toilet bags
And remember to make a trip to the vet to check vaccinations and any health problems before starting the journey, the visit will be helpful for you to talk about any conditions that may be present at the destination of your holiday. For some destinations it is also required rabies vaccination in addition to health passport and since the international provisions vary continuously, you should contact your veterinarian, who will provide you all the necessary information.
Before boarding, it is recommended that the dog is on an empty stomach and with plenty of spare WATER especially in summer.
When booking our system, if there is a pet, assigns a cabin with animals access. If the sentence "cabin with animals access " doesn`t appear, you should check if between the cabins available there are those with access to animals or contact us to see if there is more availability of cabins with animals access. Some ferries may not be equipped with this kind of cabins. It is not allowed to carry Exotic Pets.
Ferry with your 4-legged friends is comfortable, so for your next departure not forget to book in advance on our website www.ferriesonline.com a cabin with animals access. So ready to go with your friends and do not forget to bring the paddle !!
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