Frontier Airlines Pet Policy

Frontier Airlines

Frontier Pets in the Cabin

  • Only certain animals are allowed in the cabin. Dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, small household birds may be carried on Frontier Airline flights within the United States.
  • Large birds, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, insects and other wild animals are not allowed in the cabin.
  • In the case of international flights, only domesticated dogs and cats are allowed in the cabin.
  • A passenger may not sit in row one or an exit row while travelling with a pet.
  • Pet must remain in the travel container throughout the journey.
  • Frontier Airlines do not allow you to offer food or any eatable item to your pet during the flight.
  • Pet travelling with Frontier Airline flights must be harmless, not disruptive, odourless.

Frontier Pet's Travelling Container

  • The pet’s travelling container must be large enough allowing your pet to stand, turn around and lie down in a natural position.
  • The carrier must fit under the seat in front of you.
  • The pet container should not exceed the dimensions of 18*14*8 inches (length+ width+ height).
  • Pet must stay in the container during the whole flight journey.

Pet Reservations With Frontier Airlines

Customers can easily make Frontier Airlines Reservations for pets online through Frontier Airlines Official site. A pet carrier is not included in the carry-on baggage. The fare for pet reservations is $99 each way. A health certificate is not required when travelling with a pet within the United States. Customers require a health certificate for international flights according to the country’s requirements.

Frontier Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals are animals that are used to support a customer with a physical or mental disability or illness, as certified by a medical professional.

Frontier Pet Health

  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the transport of pets within the United States. The pet’s health certificate is not required for domestic flights whereas, for international flights, a health certificate is required.
  • A pet’s health certificate must be dated based on a country on entry like within 30 days of entry into Puerto Rico, within 10days of entry into the U.S., within 5 days of entry into Mexico, etc.
  • Pet’ health certificate must include name, address of the owner, animal species, destination.
  • All dogs and cats being transported to/from Canada require having both rabies vaccination and a health certificate.

Important Guidelines for Pet Health and Wellness on Frontier Airlines flights:

Pet travel may be a bit challenging when it comes to going on a flight. It may invite some confusion related to the proper guidelines to be followed while doing an air trip. Worry not! Frontier Airlines pet policy helps you to make your flight journey perfect in every sense.

A pet health certificate is required for every international travel. Each country has a certain set of vaccination requirements and guidelines listed here. You may get necessary information regarding other diseases for which your pet must be vaccinated through consulates.

  1. You can carry domesticated pets including dogs, rabbits, cats, hamsters, and domestic birds, on a flight for one way at an affordable cost.
  2. You are required to carry a vaccination certificate of your pet and make sure that you have recently checked the health of your furry buddy.
  3. The pet health certificate must be dated based on the country on entry:
    • Within 30 days into Puerto Rico
    • Within 10 days into the U.S.
    • Within 15 days in the Dominican Republic
    • Within 14 days into Costa Rica
    • Within 5 days into Mexico
  4. The pet health certificate must include:
    • Name and address of the owner
    • Animal species
    • Country/airport of origin/destination
    • Immunization against rabies within 12 months for adult pets at least 3 months of age for all destinations except Costa Rica and Puerto Rico.
    • Costa Rica defines adult pets as at least 4 months of age. Puerto Rico also defines adult pets as at least 4 months of age and requires immunization against rabies within 6 months
    • Also, note that the immunization must be administered within one year and no less than 30 days prior to international travel. If a pet is administered with a rabies booster less than thirty days before an international flight, proof of the prior rabies shot is required.

Frontier Airlines flight booking offers a simple and generous pet policy. It assures a quality and convenient flight experience while traveling with a pet animal. To avoid confusion and unnecessary hassles on a flight journey with your pet, go through the above guidelines for pet travel.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ's)

Frontier allows small and domesticated dogs, cats, hamsters, and small household birds to travel on its flights. The airlines charge $99 as Frontier pet fees. After paying this pet travel fee, you will be allowed to travel with your pet on Frontier flights.

  • The pet carrier must be large enough for the pet to stand and lie down comfortably.
  • It must fit smoothly underneath the seat in front of you.
  • Maximum dimensions allowed for a pet container are 18" (L) x 14" (W) x 8" (H).
  • You are allowed either a personal item OR a carry-on bag on the flight, but an additional fee will be applied for the carry-on bag.

  • Frontier Pet travel must be complying with applicable laws, customs, and other governmental regulations or restrictions of the country or state to which the animal is being transported.
  • Must have required health documents.
  • Make reservations in advance as more than ten pet containers will not be accepted per flight, and no more than one pet container must be carried per person.

  • The Service Animal Air Transportation Form must be submitted to the airport authority before traveling (to validate the dog's training, behavior, and health) on Frontier flights.
  • The form should be submitted online within the minimum time of 48 hours prior to scheduled departure. You can also hand over a copy to a Frontier Customer Service Agent at the airport.
  • For flights exceeding traveling duration 8 hours, you need to submit a U.S. DOT Service Animal Relief Attestation Form.

Frontier has stopped free flight bookings for emotional support animals (ESAN) following the U.S. Department of Transportation's guidelines from February 1, 2021. If you want to travel with an emotional support animal, you will have to pay for the travel complying with Frontier Airlines' Pet policy.

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