Plan Your Trip to Russia: Know Before You Go

RussianVisaFor Russian visas; migration cards; visa registration in Russia; traveling with a minor; U.S. citizen services in Russia, CLICK HERE.

Traveling from Anchorage to Tokyo via Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (PKC), Russia?  Travelers must have all necessary travel documentation and visas to enter/exit Japan, the US and Russia. At the interim stop at PKC, travelers must clear Russian customs and immigrations inbound and outbound. All US citizens must have a Russian visa to transit Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia (PKC).

Baggage Allowances and Fees: For information on baggage rules on Yakutia Airlines and a summary of excess baggage fees, CLICK HERE. Please note that baggage allowances and fees on Yakutia Airlines’ domestic routes may vary.

Traveling with Guns from Anchorage to  Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky:

– Guns should be registered with customs before departure from the US to avoid difficulties when returning.

– Guns should be packaged in TSA-approved cases.

– Ammunition should be in a locked and sealed metal container.

– Up to 10 lbs ammunition are permitted on the international flight.

– Standard baggage rules and fees apply to hunters.

– Intent to transport weapons and ammunition must be declared to the airline at the time of booking and approved by the airline.

 БерингияTransporting dogs on Yakutia Airlines’ Alaska-Kamchatka flights:

– Reservations for transporting dogs must be made in advance.

– All kennels must meet USDA guidelines or the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations.

– All dogs are required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to have appropriate immunization and valid health certificates issued by a licensed veterinarian within 10 days of travel.

– Passengers are responsible for ensuring compliance with US and Russian regulations pertaining to the transportation of animals.

– Passengers with dogs traveling as checked baggage must pay a fee of $120 per dog.


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