Pets

Pets are allowed on regular trips (except Viking Cinderella), but not cruises.

Travelling with pets

Information on all travel documents for animals are found at the Swedish Board of Agriculture and Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira websites.

Pets are allowed in the cabins onboard if the owner bought a ticket for the whole cabin, but not in the beds. Pets may not be taken into restaurants with the exception of service dogs.

Responsibility for the pet lies with the owner and dogs must always be on a leash when outside the cabin. Dogs may only be walked on the outside deck.

There is a fee for each pet (cost varies depending on boat/route). See exceptions below regarding guide and assistance dogs. Prices are specified in the online booking.

Animals on the car deck on short routes

Pets may not be left in the car on the car deck during the trip, with the exception of the short distance (2.5 hours) Helsinki–Tallinn October 1st–April 30th. The animals are included free of charge, with booking in advance. Pet owners who leave animals in vehicles during the voyage do this on their own responsibility. Under certain circumstances (eg, if the weather is unusually hot or cold) Viking Line can prohibit passengers to leave the pets in the car.

The car deck is closed during travel. The car deck doors are locked shortly after departure and opened before arrival to port. Visits to the car deck during the trip is only allowed with the permission of the captain.

Guide and assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs travel free with Viking Line and should wear a harness or quilt intended for the service.

Guide and assistance dogs may also travel on the cruise with Viking Cinderella, where other pets are not allowed. Guide and assistance dogs on duty is allowed in almost all areas on board, even in restaurants, but not allergy-free cabins. There's a rest area for animals on board. Guide and assistance dogs are not currently possible to specify in the online booking, please call +358-(0)600-41577 to let us know that you have a guide dog with you (no fee applies).


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