Dropping off your pets

When to drop off your pets

Drop off for your pet closes 90 minutes before your flight's scheduled departure.

If you are travelling on a flight that is scheduled to depart before 7am, drop off of your pet closes between 90 - 50 minutes prior to departure depending on your origin port.

Pets cannot be dropped off earlier than these times.

Flights that will be open for service for animal travel will only be those flights between the defined days of operation listed below.

Drop off and collection locations vary from port to port. To find out where to drop off and collect your pet, check the location list below.

Pick-up and drop-off locations

Adelaide - ADL

Cargo handler

AIRWAY

Location

2 Comley Street, Adelaide Airport SA 5950

(Entrance from rear of building only)

Location on Google Maps

Contact details

08 8234 4222

Adelaide.Domestic@airway.com.au

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 04:00 - 23:00
Sat: 04:00 - 12:00
Sun: 05:00 - 13:00
Public Holidays: 04:00 - 20:00

Brisbane - BNE

Cargo handler

AIRWAY

Location

8 Hibiscus Street,
Brisbane Airport
QLD 4008

Location on Google Maps

Contact details

07 3739 9250

Brisbane.Domestic@airway.com.au

Business hours

Mon-Fri: 0500-2300
Sat-Sun: 0500-2200

Broome - BME

Location


Unit 1
12 Coglan Street
Broome 6725
WA

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0448 250 119

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 0900 - 1600
Sat: 0900 - 1200

Opens 90 mins prior to the flights scheduled departure.· Pet acceptance will be closed 90 mins prior to the flights scheduled departure. Pet Collection will be available 30 mins after guests arrival.

Canberra - CBR

Cargo handler

AIRWAY

Location

Virgin Australia
8 George Tyson Drive,
Canberra Airport ACT 2609

Location on Google Maps

Strictly no pets are to be lodged through the Airport Terminal Building.

Contact details

02 6247 1157

0424 840 922

Canberra@airway.com.au

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 04:30 - 21:00
Sat & Sun: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Cairns- CNS

Location

Building 77, Caudron Av
Cairns International Airport, 4870

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0409 176 111

Business hours

Everyday: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights.
Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Darwin - DRW

Location

34 Osgood Drive
Eaton 0820
Northern Territory

Location on Google Maps

Contact Details

Phone: 0432 958 511 or 0477 313 021 
Email:  drw.vacargo@menziesaviation.com  

Business hours

Mon to Sat: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights. Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Sun: Closed.

Emerald - EMD

Location

Emerald Airport Terminal
Gregory Highway
Emerald QLD 4720

Location on Google Maps

Contact Details

Phone: 07 4987 7317
Email:  emd.airport@virginaustralia.com  

Business hours

Everyday: Lodgement open 125min before Flight Departure.  Collection available up to 60mins after Flight Arrival.

Gold Coast - OOL

Location

Menzies
20 Eastern Avenue, Gold Coast Airport
Bilinga QLD 4225

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 5599 2333

Business hours

Everyday: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights.
Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Hamilton Island - HTI

Location

Great Barrier Reef Airport Hamilton Island QLD 4803

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0478 404 924

Business hours

Mon to Sun: 90min before Flight Departure. 45mins After Aircraft Arrival

Sun: Closed

Hobart - HBA

Location

Swissport
Lot 2 Loop Road,
Hobart Airport
Cambridge  TAS

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0421 053 768

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Lodgement open 2.5hrs from flight departure. Collection available up to 30mins after arrival of flight.

Kalgoorlie - KGI

Location

Quick As A Wink Couriers
Kalgoorlie Airport, Hart Kerspien Dr,
Broadwood WA 6430

Contact number

0418 934 604

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Opens 90 minutes before first Virgin Australia flight departure and closes 30 minutes after last Virgin Australia flight arrival

Kununurra - KNX

Location

Victoria Highway
Kununurra Airport WA

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 9168 2111

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Cargo will be available for collection +60 mins from flight arrival

Launceston - LST

Location

277 Evandale Road
Western Junction
TAS, 7212

Location on Google Maps
(Entrance from rear of building only)

Contact number

0484 244 823

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 04:00-Until 45 minutes after the last arrival
Sat & Sun: 04:00- Until 45 minutes after the last arrival
Public Holidays: 04:00-Until 45 minutes after the last arrival

Mackay - MKY

Location

Virgin Australia Cargo
Building 11, Roy Steen Street,
Mackay Airport QLD 4740

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0412 058 310

Business hours

Mon to Fri: Lodgement open 150min before flight departure. Collection available up to 90mins after flight arrival.
Sat: Lodgement open 150min before flight departure. Collection available up to 90min after flight arrival on selected flights only.
Sun: Closed

Melbourne - MEL

Location

Menzies Aviation
1 Apac Drive, Melbourne Airport,
Victoria 3045

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

03 7007 4635

Business hours

Everyday: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights.
Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Mt Isa - ISA

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Mount ISA Airport.
Barkly HWY Mount ISA 4825

Location on Google Maps

Contact Details

0458 003 853
Email: isa.airport@virginaustralia.com

Business hours

Mon to Fri: Lodgement Open 120min before Flight Departure. Collection Available up to 45mins After Flight Arrival
Sat-Sun: Closed

Newcastle - NTL

Location

Virgin Australia Cargo
Newcastle Airport, Williamtown Drive,
Williamtown NSW 2318

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0401 814 593

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Lodgement open 90 mins from flight departure. Collection available up to 60 mins after arrival of flight.

Newman - ZNE

Location

Linden Logistics
Newman Airport Freight Shed area,
Newman Airport

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0479 009 402 or 0455 043 276

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Opens 90 minutes before first Virgin Australia flight departure and closes 45 minutes after last Virgin Australia flight arrival

Onslow - ONS

Location

North West Aviation Services
16 Onslow Road,
Western Australia, 6710

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 9466 6532

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Open 90 min before departure of all Virgin Australia flights and will close 20 min after arrival of all Virgin Australia flights.

Perth - PER

Location

Menzies Aviation
4 Anson Road, Perth Airport

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 9479 2186

Business hours

Everyday: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights.
Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Port Hedland - PHE

Location

22 Murray Avenue,
Port Hedland
WA 6721

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 9140 1111

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Open 90 min before departure of all Virgin Australia flights and will close 30 min after arrival of all Virgin Australia flights.

Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) - PPP

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Lascelles Ave, Proserpine Airport
QLD 4800

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 4964 6634

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 0700 to 1000 and 1330 to 1700
Sat: 1230 to 1600
Sun: 1330 to 1700

Rockhampton - ROK

Location

Virgin Australia Freight Facility.
Terminal Drive Rockhampton Airport Rockhampton QLD 4700

Location on Google Maps

Contact Details

0421 618 797
Email:
rockhampton.freight@virginaustralia.com

Business hours

Mon to Fri: Lodgement Open 150 min before Flight Departure. Collection Available Up to 90mins After Flight Arrival
Sat: Lodgement Open 150min before Flight Departure. Collection Available Up to 90min After Flight Arrival on Selected Flights Only.
Sun: Closed

Sydney - SYD

Location

Virgin Australia Cargo
273 Eleventh Street,
Mascot NSW 2020

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

02 8985 7532

Business hours

Everyday: Open 150 mins before departure of all Virgin Australia flights.
Closes 90 mins after arrival of all Virgin Australia Flights.

Townsville - TSV

Cargo handler

AIRWAY

Location

92 Halifax Street,
Garbutt, 4814

Location on Google Maps

Contact details

02 6247 1157

Canberra@airway.com.au

Business hours

Mon to Fri: Open 120 minutes before departure of all Virgin Australia flights. Closes 90 minutes after arrival of all Virgin Australia flights.