Question: Can You Ship Snakes In The Mail?

Both USPS and UPS Prohibit Shipping Snakes and Reptiles

Unfortunately, USPS doesn’t allow for the shipment of snakes.

UPS also prohibits it.

Before you ask, it doesn’t matter even if the snakes are venomous or non-venomous.

USPS and UPS still don’t allow it.

Is shipping snakes safe?

Shipping a snake through the mail is perfectly safe, provided that it’s done right. If you don’t keep the snake inside a small fabric bag or similar container, it could wriggle its way out of the box. If the package isn’t properly labeled, it could end up going to the wrong place. It could even get stopped by customs.

Does FedEx Ship snakes?

Typically FedEx only allows certified live animal shippers to ship B2B (business to business – no residences). FedEx is hesitant to allow even certified reptile shippers to ship snakes. Reptiles2You is certified to ship all non-venomous reptiles – including snakes – to and from businesses and residences.

How do you ship live reptiles?

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Can you ship a gecko?

Crested geckos, and other New Caledonian gecko species, are considered some of the most hardy reptiles in the hobby and can be shipped overnight for next day delivery in the right conditions rather safely. When shipping these geckos, their health and safety should always be the top priority.

How do you ship a turtle safely?

Transport adult turtles on shredded newspaper, and juvenile turtles on damp sphagnum moss or damp paper towels. 4. After putting the turtle in the container, securely tie or tape the container shut. Be sure not to cover the ventilation holes!

Does FedEx or ups ship live animals?

Pets in Cargo

FedEx Express transports live animals all over the world. You can find out more information by contacting the Customer Service Team at (800) 463-3339.

Can FedEx Ship dogs?

FedEx. However, FedEx Express does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular-scheduled service and does not transport household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and hamsters.

Can you ship snakes ups?

Both USPS and UPS Prohibit Shipping Snakes and Reptiles

Unfortunately, USPS doesn’t allow for the shipment of snakes. UPS also prohibits it. Before you ask, it doesn’t matter even if the snakes are venomous or non-venomous. USPS and UPS still don’t allow it.

Does FedEx Ship cats?

Pets in Cargo

FedEx Express transports live animals all over the world. You can find out more information by contacting the Customer Service Team at (800) 463-3339.

How much does it cost to ship a cat one way?

The cost to transport a cat depends on the distance and the needs of your pet. On average, it costs $1.54 per mile to ship your cat less than 100 miles, but costs $0.42 per mile to transport your cat less than 1000 miles.

Can you mail a lizard?

Both UPS and FedEx ship lizards, but they only accept live animals from certified shippers. The U.S. Postal Service’s Express Mail option also handles live lizards. If they can lump a lizard in the same fragility category as a mammal and get paid more for delivery, it’s easier and more profitable for them to do so.

How do I ship a live animal FedEx?

FedEx Express does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular-scheduled service and does not transport household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and hamsters.

Can you send a turtle in the mail?

USPS does not ship turtles. They will ship some live animals, but turtles is not one of them. If the turtle is packed correctly it will arrive fine. So always be sure the turtle is packed comfortably and for the weather and never, ever ship if the weather is questionable, nor around a holiday.

Can I fly with a turtle?

Pet Travel: Traveling by Air with Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Rats, Turtles and other Exotic Animals. Pets must be in an airline approved crate or carrier. As a bonus Delta will transport two pets of the same type in one kennel as long as they meet the requirements for acceptance.

How much does it cost to mail an animal?

The cost to ship an animal is dependent on how far the animal is being shipped, any special needs the animal may have, and what kind of preparation you may need from the transporter. The average cost to ship an animal is $2.00 per mile for shorter distance transport and $1.30 for longer distance transport.