Whether you are moving your dog or cat to the Caribbean, there is much advance planning required. Each island nation is governed separately by one’s set of import and export requirements depending on the type of animal you are moving or traveling with. Some countries require import permits and only allow designated ports of call if arriving by sea. If by air, some aircraft restrict the size of crates allowed or heat restrictions. There are also breed restrictions when flying as well as when entering a new country. Exporting from the Islands also requires strategic planning. All countries require certain vaccinations, testing, health certificates, and other documentation. Travel is most hassle free when you diligently do your research or work with a specialized pet travel agent. This helps to ensure getting your paws to paradise is a carefree and trouble free adventure.
Today’s society lends to transient travel and relocation. With more available and reliable Internet connectivity and the expansion of airports and flight routes, the Caribbean Islands are becoming an ideal place to spend part of the year or move to permanently. However, with any type of moving there is often much stress involved and even more so when going to a new country. So many details and advance planning are required. People’s love, value, and devotion to their animals is highlighted when it comes to planning an international move. Each family relocation and each pet is unique. To help alleviate problems and worries when shipping or traveling with a pet it is important to throughly research and even employ a professional pet shipping company to help you. Hiring a professional pet mover means that a team of dedicated Pet Relocation Specialists with expertise in every facet of the animal transport process will help you each step of the way and explain the process. As pet lovers and pet parents, it is understandable the anguish faced upon being separated from your pet while you are relocating. Planning, preparation, and research is invaluable in leading toward a relaxing relocation for all involved.
So the tides of change are upon you and you want to either vacation or move to a Caribbean island. Traveling with your pet is a big decision and often depends on several factors.