Long term travelling with my Hermann

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JasmineM
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Long term travelling with my Hermann

Post by JasmineM » 01 Mar 2019, 12:38

Hello All;

Just looking for abit of advise if possible?

My partner and I are currently in the process of converting a van to travel around Europe in (No set time scale) and we have always known we want our 6 year old Hermann, Mufasa with us. We have a purpose built tank being created and secured for her.

When enquiring about pet passports and information, including several costly vet appointment we are not getting very far and a lot of the time we are being told this is not possible............Surely this cant be the case?

Any information or a point in he right direction would be so helpful.

Thanks in advanced :)

Jasmine
Cornwall, UK
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Nina
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Re: Long term travelling with my Hermann

Post by Nina » 01 Mar 2019, 12:55

Hi Jasmine,

Hmm, this is a difficult question, and as it seems you are planning to travel after Brexit (if that ever happens), it might get more complicated. I found this on the European Union site:
https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/t ... dex_en.htm
and while reptiles aren't mentioned, it seems that the rules might change from country to country, and that the animal you take might have to be microchipped (is Mufusa microchipped)? I wonder if it would be worth contacting them directly (there are links for contacting them further down the page).

Hopefully someone else will have more information, but I hope this helps. Your plans for European travel with Mufasa sound really exciting, and I hope it is not to difficult to do.

Nina

JasmineM
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Re: Long term travelling with my Hermann

Post by JasmineM » 01 Mar 2019, 16:13

Thanks so much Nina, Ill have a look in to this properly tonight.

From what I have found out so far, she would need to be micro chipped as she isn't just yet, and then like you said it sounds like we have to contact each country directly before entry but as we aren't planners this is going to be a pain and I do not want the risk of her being taken as she is so precious to us.

Hopefully there is a nice simply option that will come out after Brexit..............Said no one ever :P

Thank you again :)

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