Vietnam Airlines: Pet Policy

What methods of transport does Vietnam Airlines provide for my pet?

Vietnam Airlines allows dogs, cats, and birds to travel in the cabin or as checked baggage according to specific regulations.

Does my pet qualify for travel in the passenger cabin?

Pets are only allowed in the cabin if the passenger is travelling in Business Class, or Platinum/Elite Plus Skyteam passengers on direct flights from Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat to Charles De Gaulle (France), Shremetyevo 3 (Russia), Incheon, Busan (Korea), or Canton (China).

Does Vietnam Airlines limit the number of pets allowed in the cabin per flight?

Yes, reservations must be made at least 36 hour prior to flight departure.

Does my pet qualify to travel as checked baggage?

Yes, animals that do not meet the cabin requirements may travel as checked baggage.

Does my pet qualify to be shipped as cargo?

No, Vietnam Airlines does not provide a service to ship animals as cargo.

What are the fees associated with pet transport?

Animals that travel in the cabin are charged at a rate of 150% of the normal excess baggage charges. Animals that travel as checked baggage are charged the normal excess baggage charges.

What are the kennel requirements?


What health documentation is required?

All animals must have valid health and vaccination certificates, entry permits, and other documents required by the destination countries.