Can you bring an emotional support animal to Hawaii?
Under ADA and Hawaii law, landlords of public accommodations are not required to allow emotional support animals, only service animals. These laws also do not apply to pets. Public accommodations in Hawaii must comply with both state and federal laws.
Can I take my emotional support animal on a plane?
To travel with an emotional support animal on participating airlines, you will need a letter from ESA from a licensed mental health professional. The LMHP will also need to complete forms provided by the airline. Most airlines require ESA documents to be submitted at least 48 hours prior to departure.
Can emotional support dogs fly in the cabin?
What animals are allowed to fly freely in the cabin? Those who were considered “comfort” or “emotional support” animals – dogs, ducks, rabbits or others – will no longer be allowed on planes without charge or without being on a carrier. Some may be brought in under existing pet policies.
Which airlines still allow emotional support dogs?
According to ESA Doctors, an organization that serves people with emotional support animals, LATAM Airlines, Volaris and WestJet are the only carriers in the Americas that still allow ESAs in the cabin, although WestJet only allows dogs, and each airline airline has specific guidelines that must be followed.
Does my dog need to be quarantined if I move to Hawaii?
Additionally, the law requires that dogs and cats that do not meet all specific program requirements 5 days or less be quarantined for up to 120 days upon arrival in Hawaii. Please carefully read the following documents containing details of rabies quarantine programs for the importation of dogs and cats.
Can you move to Hawaii with a dog?
Yes, you can bring your dog to Hawaii, but to avoid the six-month quarantine, you will need to request a direct airport release (DAR). You will need to begin this process months before you arrive in Hawaii. We’ll cover exactly how we navigated the process and what we learned.
Can a service animal be carried on Hawaiian Airlines?
Effective January 11, 2021, Hawaiian Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals as service animals, per updated U.S. Department of Transportation regulations (14 CFR Part 382). Emotional support animals may be transported as pets, if all pet requirements are met.
Can you fly with an emotional support animal?
Editor’s Note: This is a recurring article, regularly updated with new information. Emotional support animals (ESAs) have become frequent travelers and created significant problems for airlines, from stolen seats to federal legislation. The massive increase in the number of passengers traveling with their ESAs has prompted reactions from everyone.
Can you fly with a dog in the hold?
Yes, but note that this airline does not accept dogs in the business cabin on intercontinental flights. The dog must travel in the hold. Each passenger can only travel with 1 pet. Under no circumstances should your pet leave their travel bag during the flight. Only one animal is allowed per container.
How tall do you need to be to fly with a dog on Hawaiian Airlines?
(Subject to applicable fees and seat availability by calling Hawaiian Airlines Reservations.) For more information and requirements regarding traveling with your pet in the passenger cabin, please see our Pets Help Page traveling in the cabin. • Combined weight of pet and kennel must not exceed 70 lbs.