Spirit Airlines - Pet Information

Does the airline allow pets: Yes

Pets are defined as dogs, cats and domestic birds. The number of pets allowed in the cabin or as cargo is subject to space availability.

Does the airline allow pets as carry-on: Yes

A maximum of 4 pet containers is permitted in the cabin on all domestic flights including San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas U.S.V.I. The animal must be in a container subject to inspection and approval by Spirit. The passenger is responsible for assuring that the container meets all government requirements for safe and humane transport. Dimensions of container must not exceed 18" length + 14" width + 9" height and must fit beneath the seat. Soft-sided containers are allowed in the cabin. One or more similar animals may be in the same container so long as each pet is free to stand in an upright position and freely move about the container. Animals must remain in the container at all times while on board the aircraft.

Does the airline allow pets as baggage: No

Spirit Airlines no longer accepts pets in Cargo.

Does airline allow pets as cargo: No

Spirit Airlines no longer accepts pets in Cargo.

Does airline have an embargo: No


Embargo dates:

Kennel / Pet Carrier Information

Dimensions of container must not exceed 18" length + 14" width + 9" height and must fit beneath the seat. Soft-sided containers are allowed in the cabin.

Documentation Requirements

Restrictions

NOTE: Effective January 8, 2008, The Free Associated State of Puerto Rico, prohibits the entry of domesticated or exotic birds to its territory after discovery of birds infected with the bird flu virus in the neighboring country of the Dominican Republic. Spirit Airlines will not transport any birds to/from Puerto Rico.

Notes

We welcome service animals trained to assist customers with mobility, visual and hearing disabilities, in the aircraft cabin for no charge. Medical documentation may be required stating that the passenger must have the animal with them. The service animal will remain with the passenger, generally in the front row of the aircraft. The service animal must occupy the floor space where the passenger sits and cannot obstruct an aisle or areas that must remain clear in the case of an emergency evacuation.

Airline Fees

$100 USD per container, each way

Spirit Airlines - Web Links

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Spirit Airlines - Contact Numbers

800-772-7117 - Spirit Customer Service
Last updated: April 25, 2009 13:46
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