France

Christmas crackers for six cats in Carcassonne

Almost the final special delivery of the year, Animalcouriers delivered six cats in Carcassonne. It was just in time for a happy Christmas reunion with their owners, who've relocated to France from Colchester in Essex. A lovely, laid-back group, the cats travelled well. Once settled in, their owners sent us some splendid photos of their so-called 'little monsters'. Pandemic-related restrictions have made it a challenging year for everyone — and uncertainty around the implications of Brexit has added to the complexity for many people. We've been impressed by our clients' patience, fortitude, and determination to do the right thing by [...]

By |2020-12-24T12:30:52+00:00Thursday, December 24, 2020|animal transportation, Merry Christmas, pet travel|22 Comments

Trips with gorgeous puppies and kittens

Over the past few weeks we've made a number of trips with gorgeous puppies and kittens, as lockdown-related travel restrictions made it difficult for owners to do their own collections. Bella, a puppy from Swansea to London Nicki contacted us when Wales entered lockdown, which prevented her from collecting new puppy Bella herself. Courier Richard did the honours and delivered Bella to her happy family in London. Beautiful Bella at her new London home Yitzhak, a kitten from France to the UK Erhi was on the waiting list for a kitten from a breeder in France, and asked [...]

By |2020-12-16T11:33:58+00:00Wednesday, December 16, 2020|Covid-19, kittens, puppies, puppies and kittens|24 Comments

Pet travel trips with dogs, cats, cockatiels and a rabbit

Courier Ricardo has been out and about, making a number of pet travel trips with dogs, cats, cockatiels and a rabbit to France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Here you can meet some of his passengers. Mary and Mungo, 2 cats from the UK to Italy This duo of cats belong to Corinne, who's relocated to sunny Monte Urano in Italy. Passing by Mont Blanc Bonded pair Mary and Mungo A warm welcome for Mary and Mungo at their new Italian home Chicco, a dog from Milan to London Darling Chicco joined us in Milan, [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:29:58+00:00Wednesday, November 11, 2020|animal transportation, pet travel|15 Comments

Travels with rabbits, cats and puppies — and 24 show pigeons

We felt it was time for news about some of the pets who've travelled with us recently: rabbits, cats and puppies — and 24 show pigeons! We were also pleased to receive welcome news about past passenger Emilio. Mash, Raisin and Popcorn, 3 rabbits from South Africa to the UK With the help of Dominyc at Animal Travel, this splendid trio of rabbits flew from Cape Town to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, where our courier Ryan was waiting to collect them. He drove them the last leg of their journey from the Netherlands to the UK for a reunion with owner [...]

By |2020-10-27T11:48:07+00:00Tuesday, October 27, 2020|pet transport, pet travel, updates from previous passengers|27 Comments

Tandem trips to France, Spain and Portugal

With many pets' trips having been held up owing to the pandemic, we had couriers setting off in two vans on tandem trips heading to France, Spain and Portugal. Courier Glenn headed straight off, while couriers Ricardo and Paul made an early detour to the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey. To Jersey with puppies We took the ferry from Poole to Jersey, where we delivered two puppies to their families. Leaving Poole harbour Approaching St Helier port, Jersey. In the distance you can see Elizabeth Castle, which dates back to the 16th century. This [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:35:06+01:00Monday, September 28, 2020|pet transport|25 Comments

Meet pets who travelled with us in July and August

Join us today to meet pets who travelled with us in July and August between the UK and mainland Europe. While couriers J and M made the return journey to Scandinavia, couriers Paul and Ricardo travelled around in more southerly parts of Europe. Here are some of the delightful pet passengers who kept them company. Kashi and Diego, 2 dogs from Singapore to Portugal via Paris Kashi and Diego flew from Singapore to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, where courier Ricardo collected them for their onward journey to owners Rebecca and Nick in Cascais in Portugal. Once the dogs were [...]

By |2020-09-16T15:36:55+01:00Friday, September 11, 2020|frequent travellers, pet transport|28 Comments

Pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece

Couriers Glenn and Ainslie travelled with pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece, with a brief stop-off in France. A few days later Courier Mike set off for Naples to collect pets bound for the UK and Belgium. Ernie and Barney, two dogs from London to France Adorable Pugs Ernie and Barney, who belong to Ramzi, were our first delivery, travelling with us from London to Grasse in France. Ramzi's mum was waiting to welcome Barney and Ernie to Grasse Tractor, a cat from the UK to Bologna Gorgeous tabby cat Tractor (what a great name!) [...]

By |2020-08-06T17:27:10+01:00Thursday, August 6, 2020|pet transport|15 Comments

Tales of recent passengers travelling in France, Spain and Portugal

Our couriers have been on the road with passengers travelling in France, Spain and Portugal. Tinky, a dog from Montpellier to the UK via Paris Courier Sarah collected adorable Tink in sunny Montpellier and took her to Paris, where courier R took over for the last leg of Tink's journey to the UK via Eurotunnel. Such an irresistible face! Courier Sarah sneaked one last cuddle with Tink before saying goodbye Pets travelling from the UK to France, Spain and Portugal Courier Ricardo set off with pets on board travelling from the UK to join their families [...]

By |2020-07-28T11:58:44+01:00Tuesday, July 28, 2020|pet transport|27 Comments

A journey to Malta via the island of Sicily

Two Animalcouriers vans set off in convoy as far as Milan, where couriers Paul and Ryan headed off to Malta via the island of Sicily, while courier Glenn made his way to Greece. Here you can meet the pets who travelled with couriers Paul and Ryan. Approaching Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island Reggie and Pinipom from England to Malta Bloodhound Reggie and his feline chum Pinipom, our only outbound passengers, travelled with us from Staffordshire to Malta. We love European Sealpoint Pinipom's markings! She started out rather nervous but soon became a very relaxed passenger. [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:17:47+01:00Thursday, July 2, 2020|pet transport|30 Comments

Recent pet travel trips to France, Monaco and Spain

Courier Ricardo made recent pet travel trips to France, Monaco and Spain, reuniting cats, dogs and guinea pigs with their families. Given the pandemic-related restrictions in place, some had been separated for a while, which made the reunions all the sweeter. Filou, a dog from London to the Alpes Maritimes Adorable Filou, a Cocker-Labrador cross, made the repatriation trip with us from London to the Alpes-Maritimes in France. Filou and family had been apart since the start of the lockdown, so everyone was delighted to be back together. Filou a bit too keen on coming in for her close-up! [...]

By |2020-07-01T10:11:17+01:00Monday, June 29, 2020|pet travel|16 Comments
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