Everyone deserves a break - even your four legged friends! Before you travel, please read the information below so you and your pet can be assured of a happy and healthy trip away.
Pets can travel in your vehicle for the duration of the crossing or they can be placed in one of our onboard kennels (subject to availability) but must be pre-booked online. Please note: Certain breeds of dogs are more sensitive to heat/poor air circulation in vehicles. We would advise owners to take extra precautions and to use the kennel facilities where available.
Stena Line is proud to have signed the Guide Dog Travel Charter, a code of ethics for the treatment of Guide Dogs and their owners by the travel industry. In accordance with the charter, guide dogs are entitled to free travel and have full access to the passenger areas on all Stena Line routes, vessels and ports. Hearing and autism assistance dogs also have full access at our ports and onboard our ships.
Brexit Advice: From 1 January 2021, the rules for travelling with your dog, cat or ferret from Britain to the EU (including pets returning to the Republic of Ireland from Britain) and pet travel between Northern Ireland and Britain will change. For more details please visit the links below.
Travelling with Pets from Britain to the EU >>
Travelling with Pets between Britain and Northern Ireland >>
Travelling with Pets from Republic of Ireland to Britain >>