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How do I become a flight buddy?
You simply need to fill in our Flight Volunteer Form, letting us know the details of your forthcoming trip. We’ll then be in touch to confirm and arrange everything with you directly.
Will you help me through the process?
Of course, every step of the way. A member of the Jai Dog Rescue team will be there to meet you at the airport in Thailand and will help you through the check in process. Someone will also be waiting at the other end to meet you and your buddy when you land, and they’ll […]
How much does it cost?
Nothing! We sort all the costs and paperwork in advance, so there’s no additional cost incurred for you. Your buddy will simply tag along on the same ticket as you, so once you’ve booked your travel, that’s all you need to do.
Where can I fly to?
UK and Scandinavian regulations restrict the use of flight volunteers, so unfortunately you won’t be able to accompany a dogs as a flight buddy if you’re flying direct to the UK. However, the majority of airports and airlines in mainland Europe support flight volunteer initiatives. Eligible airlines include: Aeroflot, Air France, ANA (All Nippon Air) […]
Where do I need to fly from?
You can fly from anywhere in Thailand: however, Bangkok is the preferred location as it’s easy for the team to get to, and therefore means shorter transit times for our dogs. You can fly from any of Bangkok’s airports, although the majority of European flights go from Suvarnabhumi (BKK).
What is a Flight Buddy / Flight Volunteer?
Flight volunteering is a wonderful way to help a dog make their journey home.If you’re flying from Thailand to anywhere in mainland Europe (even if this is just a stopover on your way back to the UK), you can add an animal to your ticket. We sort all of the paperwork and costs, so it […]
How can I help?
The fastest and most effective way to make a difference is to give a donation. We’re reliant on the generosity of our supporters, and are grateful for whatever you can spare. However small or large, your donation really can transform the life of street dog in Thailand. We’re also grateful for the support of volunteers: […]