Accompanied pets

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Accompanied pets

If you are travelling with your pet, you can embark using the foot passenger or vehicle entrance, at which point you will be accompanied by our staff to the pet-friendly area on board. You can keep your pet with you and if your pet gets too excited, we might ask you to put on the muzzle or even use one of our cages until they calm down.

Please note that once outside the cage, pets have to be on a leash at all times, this for the benefit of all those using the pet area.

Pet cats, dogs and rabbits may travel onboard the vessel as long as you inform us during the booking process. This is when you will be asked whether your pet will be joining you in the pet area or remaining in your vehicle throughout the crossing.

Some restrictions might be applied on large breed dogs. Please contact us on 27998989 for further information.

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What you'd need

If your furry friend will be joining you on your travels, you will need the following documents:

  • A valid pet passport
  • All necessary vaccination certificates
  • Any other documents required by law for your pet to travel

A couple of things to keep in mind:

  • All dogs are to wear a muzzle
  • Cats and rabbits shall travel in a carrier

If you need more information about pets travelling to or from Malta, please visit the Veterinary Regulation Department site here. In case of any queries, kindly contact the Directorate on +356 2292 5172(Monday-Friday from 7am to 3pm). In case of delays or emergencies, contact the emergency line +356 9917 0532 (available 24/7). Alternatively, email the Directorate on before booking your tickets.


For further information regarding pet travel to Augusta, kindly contact ‘Servizio di igiene degli allevamenti’ Siracusa, Telephone: +39 0931484092-4077, 4618 Email: The Veterinary Authorities in Malta are to be contacted directly by passengers prior to arrival / departure Malta.


1 cage 80 X 120 X 120cm
2 cages 60 X 120 X 120cm
2 cages 50 X 120 X 120cm
4 cages 40 X 60 X 120cm       





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