Lufthansa Pet Policy | Add a pet to Lufthansa reservation

Lufthansa has a hassle-free and customer-friendly pet policy, making it easier to carry your pet on your trips. To know the details about the guidelines set by Lufthansa, read the following. The policies differ for cabin and cargo facilities to carry your pet. 
  • To carry your pet with you, you must have a booking confirmation from the Lufthansa Pet transport facility.
  • You must bring all the veterinary documents of the pet. 
  • Please provide the Lufthansa pet transport receipt if it is transported via Cargo.  
  • Take your pet to the check-in counter before 3 hours of your scheduled departure.  
  • You must be at least 18 years old to travel with your pet. 

Carry your pet in Cabin

To carry your pet in the Cabin, read the guidelines needed to be followed: 
  • It will help if you keep your pets at the pace allotted below the seat in front of you. 
  • You can either carry a personal item or your pet. A pet kennel, a personal item, and carry-on are not allowed at a time in the Cabin. To know more about baggage allowance with pets, you must go through the baggage policy of Lufthansa. Each passenger can carry maxim up to 2 animals. 
  • Dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds are the only animals allowed in the Cabin. 
  • The pet carrier must be of the dimension: 17x11x9.5 inches or 55x40x23 inches. 
  • The carrier's weight and the pet should not exceed 17 or 8 kilos. 

Carry pet in Cargo

If your pet is big enough that exceeds the cabin requirements, you can bring along your pet that will travel in the Cargo. To do the same, you should be aware of the policies given below: 
  • The pets must have a medical declaration of being fit to travel. 
  • Each carrier shall carry only one animal. May it be a dog or a cat. 
  • The pet, along with you, must be more than eight months. 
  • The animal must be provided with enough food and water.

How much does Lufthansa pet travel cost?

Under the pet policy of Lufthansa Airlines, you will have to pay a certain amount to carry your pet with you on your travel. To know the Lufthansa pet fee that has to be paid are as follows. The prices are explained below in detail: 
  • For small animals in the Cabin, you will be charged $70 for domestic fights and $100 for international flights. 
  • For medium-sized animals in the Cargo, the airlines charge you $150 for domestic and $200 for international flights. 
  • For large animals traveling in the Cargo, a fee of $300 for domestic and $400 for international fights has to be paid.     

How do I register my pet with Lufthansa? 

To register your pet with Lufthansa, you must check the airline's requirements to meet your pet. There are different guidelines for carrying your pet in the Cargo and others for the Cabin. You must complete a form for bringing an animal on the airplane and submit it with the required documents at check-in time to register your pet with Lufthansa Airlines successfully. 

Final words 

If you are willing to carry your pet along with you, you must abide by the policies to carry your pets along with you. Failing this, you may not be allowed to travel with your pets. Hopefully, the above-provided information will help when you need to refer to it. Please get in touch with Lufthansa's customer service or visit the airline's official website if you need more assistance. 
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