latam airlines pet policy

You Need to Know Latam Airlines Pet Policy Before Flying

LATAM knows how valuable your pet is to you. As a result, LATAM enables customers to fly with animals on most LATAM itineraries, as long as they meet the scale and species compliance standards carriage in the cabins or cargo hold.

Airlines pets travel cost

The following costs apply to pets that are authorized and scheduled for passenger compartment journeys:

Flight destination Cost ( R$) Cost ( USD)
Argentina  R$263$75 
Brazil        R$200$57
Chile          R$263$75
Colombia   R$70$20
Ecuador  R$158$45  
Peru      R$158$45
Asuncion and Ciudad del Este  R$263$75
South America   R$701$200
International flights              R$876$250

Pets Age 

Animals that are physically healthy for flying and in excellent health. They should be at least 8 weeks of age or 2 months and have been nursed for at least 5 days beforehand to departure.

Carrier Dimensions 

Pets must be kept in authorized pet travel containers that meet the following requirements:

  1. Dimensions: 14 in x 13 in x 9 in 
  2. Have enough airflow 
  3. Have a watertight foundation 

Restrictions and documents 

The aforementioned places are off-limits for travel:

  1. Galapagos Islands
  2. Australia
  3. United Kingdom
  4. New Zealand

A medical document stating that your animal is in healthy condition is also required. Your physician should approve the application at least 10 days prior to the trip.

Additional paperwork demonstrating valid immunizations and a health certificate may be requested by the health agencies in the countries of your travel destination, as well as any transfers.

Service and emotional support animal 

What do you need to know about flying with a service animal?

• The animal must be able to accommodate in your private spaces, whether at your feet or beneath the row across from you and should not obstruct the aisle.

• Service animals are not permitted to sit on the exit row.

• Service animals are not permitted to sit on the exit row.

• In all circumstances, the animal must be fastened or leashed. 

Emotional Support Dogs are dogs that provide moral comfort to their owners.

If you require your dog’s companionship while flying, it can fly with you in the cabin of the aircraft on trips both to and from Mexico, Colombia, and Colombian internal flights. 

If you’re flying on another route, you may use the pet services to fly with your pet in the cabin or in the aircraft’s cargo hold. 

FAQ

Is Latam airlines pet-friendly?

Animals are accepted in the cabin with LATAM Airlines providing the total weight of the pet and the carriers do not transcend 15 pounds (7 kg). When flying to the U.s, your animal should be at least 8 weeks old or 2 months of age.

Is it possible to bring emotional support animals to Latam?

A moral support animal must be at least 2 months old in order to fly. Once you check in at the terminal, you will be given final authorization to fly. Alternatively, the pet will be expected to migrate in the plane’s cargo hold, in a suitable carrier, at no extra expense to passengers.

How do you travel with a dog in LATAM?

Your animal should fly in a cage that meets the following requirements:
1. The combined weight of the pet and kennel must be no more than 7 kg / 15 lbs.
2. Crates are limited, 33 cm wide, 36 cm long and 19 cm tall.
While carrying bags are limited to 33 cm wide, 36 cm long, and 23 cm tall.

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