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Pet travel with DFDS

Travelling with your pet

Travel With Your Pet

Travelling with your pet with DFDS

Here at DFDS we know your furry friends are family, so why not bring them along for the adventure too? You can set sail alongside your pet across our 5 routes, where our long sea crossings even offer pet-friendly cabins, pet hotels & dog friendly outdoor areas too!

We know travelling with your pets can sometimes be challenging, but with our handy pet travel guide below, we are confident you and your furry friend will have a smooth and stress-free journey!

For extra peace of mind, DFDS are a part of the DEFRA Pet Travel Scheme (PETS), we pride ourselves on providing safe transportation for your pets onboard our ferries. Kick back & relax knowing we have done all we can to provide a calm and stress-free journey for your pets.

Please note: We do not accept the carriage of birds on our Newcastle - Amsterdam route. This applies to all types of birds.

Travelling with a pet on the UK-France Routes

Travelling with a pet on Newcastle - Amsterdam route

Travelling with a pet on Dunkirk - Rosslare route

Travelling with a pet on the Baltic Sea routes

Travelling with a pet on Copenhagen-Frederikshavn-Oslo route

DFDS Passenger App

DFDS ferry mobile app

The DFDS app is your ideal travel companion.

  • View live departures and arrival times
  • Access your booking pass
  • Keep up to date with the latest travel announcements
  • Follow your journey with your personalised itinerary
  • Find information about onboard facilities
  • Find directions to your DFDS terminals

Simply log into the app using your booking number to access these great features.

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Passenger Information

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