To access the ship, all animals must have a reservation and have obtained a boarding pass, whether traveling in kennels supplied and equipped by Baleària Caribbean on the ship or in their own pet kennel or carrier. Pets will be charged as an additional passenger. Please, contact Baleària Caribbean to confirm the rates.
Currently, Baleària Caribbean only allows dogs on board. Dogs under 6 months of age are not allowed to travel. While on board, all dogs must be carried in their own approved pet carriers or restrained by a harness and leash, and never on the passenger seat. Owners are also requested to ensure that their pet does not bother other passengers.
During the crossing: Dog would need a kennel and muzzle during the trip.
- Small dogs (less than 11 lbs.) During the crossing, they will be located on the deck or in the place indicated by the crew.
- Large dogs (over 11 lbs.) Must travel in a kennel; these are available on the ship for your convenience. Kennels are installed on the deck, properly ventilated and located in a suitable place, protected from rain and cold (except in the case of "service dogs" which may remain in the passenger area). While on board, out of the kennel, all dogs must be restrained by a harness and leash.
Pet owners are required to sign a liability waiver form releasing Baleària Caribbean of all responsibilities that may arise for the injury or death of an animal during travel.
Baleària Caribbean reserves the right to refuse to transport an animal for reasons deemed appropriate, such as: illness of a pet or an animal that demonstrates aggressive or violent behavior.
To enter the Bahamas, pets must travel with the proper documents. Pets must have a valid document certifying that it has been vaccinated against rabies within not less than 1 month and not more than 10 months prior to import for the 1-year vaccine. For the 3-year vaccine, it must be within no less than 1 month and no more than 3 years prior to import to the Bahamas.
All pets must have a Veterinary Health Certificate presented within 2 days of arrival in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas before a licensed veterinarian for an examination.
An import permit is required from the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade and Industry for all pets brought into the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
All pets entering the United States must have an APHIS Form 7001 completed by a registered Vetinerarian.
The cost per dog is $100 each leg of the voyage. Reservations for them must be made in advance and may be done by emailing our customer service department at least 72 hours prior to departure to firstname.lastname@example.org.