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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 (please refer to the Domestic Pet Travel Guidelines).

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

Location

Pak Fresh
2 Comley Street, Adelaide Airport SA 5950

(Entrance from rear of building only)

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 8234 4222

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 04:00 - 23:00
Sat: 04:00 - 12:00
Sun: 09:00 - 13:00
Public Holidays: 08:00 - 12:00

Ballina - BNK

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
210 Southern Cross Drive,
Ballina NSW 2478

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

02 6686 7664

Business hours

Mon to Sun: 1.5 hours before and 30 minutes after

Brisbane - BNE

Location

8 Hibiscus Street,
Brisbane Airport
QLD 4008

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 3739 9250

Business hours

Mon-Fri: 0500-2300
Sat-Sun: 0500-2200

Broome - BME

Location


Broome Air Freight
6 Coghlan Street (next door to AVIS car rentals)
Broome, WA 6725

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0418 810 004

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.

Bundaberg - BGB

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Bundaberg Regional Airport
2 Isis Highway,
South West Bundaberg QLD 4670

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 3117 0434

Business hours

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Sun:
1230 to 1530

Canberra - CBR

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 number

02 6247 1157

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 05:30 - 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

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

Darwin - DRW

Location

34 Osgood Drive
Eaton 0820
Northern Territory

Location on Google Maps

Contact Details

Phone: +61 (0) 457 001 247 or +61 (0) 477 313 021
Email:  drw.vacargo@menziesaviation.com  

Business hours

Open 150 mins before departure all Virgin Australia flights closes 90min after arrival of all Virgin Australia flights. Sat / Sun and Public Holidays: Closed

Gladstone - GLT

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Aerodrome Rd, Gladstone QLD 4680

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 4978 7965

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 0515 to 0800, 0930 to 1300 and 1430 to 1800
Sat: 0530 to 0800
Sun: 1115 to 1300 and 1430 to 1800

Gold Coast - OOL

Location

Menzies
20 Eastern Avenue, Gold Coast Airport
Bilinga QLD 4225

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 5599 2333 or 0447 029 209

Business hours

Mon - Sun: 0600 - 2100

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

Karratha - KTA

Location

Karratha Virgin Australia Cargo
 Lot 5 Norman Road, Karratha Airport, WA, 6714

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0439 984 331

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Opens 60 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

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

Mon to Fri : 0430 - 0030
Sat: 0430 - 2230
Sun: 0430 - 0030

Moranbah - MOV

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Aerodrome Road (off Goonyella Road)
Moranbah QLD 4744

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0415 041 629

Business hours

Mon to Fri: 0700 to 1700
Sat: 1200 to 1300
Sun: 1600 to 1800

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

Mon to Fri: 0300 - 2300
Sat & Sun: 0300 - 2200

Port Hedland - PHE

Location

Port Headland Air Freight
Waldron Drive, Port Hedland

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

08 9140 1111

Business hours

Mon to Sun: Opens 60 minutes before first Virgin Australia flight departure and closes 30 minutes after last Virgin Australia flight arrival

Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) - PPP

Location

Virgin Australia Terminal
Lascelles Ave, Proserpine Airport
QLD 4800

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

07 4945 5768

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

Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) - MCY

Please note: Cargo Services are suspended until further notice.

Location

Virgin Australia Cargo
Sunshine Coast Airport
Friendship Ave,
Marcoola QLD 4564

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0435 962 106

Business hours

Cargo Services are suspended until further notice.

Sydney - SYD

Location

Virgin Australia Cargo
273 Eleventh Street,
Mascot NSW 2020

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

02 8985 7532

Business hours

Mon: 0500 - 2300
Tue: 0500 - 2300
Wed: 0500 - 2300
Thu: 0500 - 2300
Fri: 0500 - 2300
Sat: 0500 - 2200
Sun: 0500 - 2300

Townsville - TSV

Location

92 Halifax Street,
Garbutt, 4814

Location on Google Maps

Contact number

0419 849 132

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.