If you’ve recently learned (or decided) you will be moving to a foreign country, your mind is undoubtedly swirling with thoughts about what you need to do before you leave. If you have pets, there is even more to think about. But there’s no reason to worry. We’ll help you pull it all together.
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Pets are important members of the family, and the whole world knows it. So there is nothing unusual about pets traveling internationally with their people. Even when families have multiple pets. However, organizing pet travel for more than one animal can be exponentially more complicated than simply multiplying by two. Or three.
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Are you moving to the British Isles with your pet? You should be aware that British law requires you to use professional animal pet transportation to import your pet. The only exception is if you are travelling “locally” – coming from Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands or another UK country. So for the vast number of arriving pets, a professional pet shipper is a must.
If you are planning an international move and you have one or more pets, it’s important to work with a pet transport company. Shipping your belongings overseas is complicated enough, and those are just things. When it comes to your pet, you have an entirely different standard for safety and comfort. A professional pet transport company can smooth the way, for you and your pet.
When it comes to planning an overseas move, there is no such thing as starting too early. There is more to do and think about than you may realize at first, and the list grows significantly if you are moving to a new country with a pet. You can’t just hand your cat or your golden retriever over to the movers along with your furniture. And you wouldn’t dream of doing that anyway.