Today I’ll be comparing 3 Airline Approved Dog Travel Carriers without wheels
I’ve Snooped out the following three Models from different Companies to choose from:
- X-ZONE PET – Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier for Dogs On Special for $18.99
- Papagai – Airline Approved Premium Dog Carrier $46.95
- Mr. Peanut – Extendable Premium Dog Carrier $44.99
These are all without wheels contrary to those in my last Post where I was also comparing three Airline Approved Dog Carriers with Wheels for easy Travel.
Let’s get to it!
Name: X-ZONE PET Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier for Dogs and Cats
Price: On Special! for $18.99 Regular Price: $27.99
Overall Rank: 4,7 out of 5
X-ZONE PET Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier for Dogs
- Medium Carrier Measures: 17.5” L x 11” W x 11” H, Recommended max load of 16 lbs (7 kg).
- Large Carrier Measures: 19.5” L x 12” W x 12” H, Recommended max load of 20 lbs (9 kg) Please do not choose your carrier based on weight–please reference your pet’s length and height in selecting a carrier size.
- Fits under seat dimensions of most airlines. Every airline has a specific set of rules and regulations, please contact with airline before flying with your pet
- Mesh windows for ventilation, top and side entry with locking zippers for safety
- The pet carrier comes with a removable base insert, which creates a solid surface for your pet to stand on, along with a removable & hand washable cozy fleece pet bed,which offers a cozy sleeping space for your traveling pet
- Carrying handles, adjustable shoulder strap which can also be used as seatbelt, and back strap can fasten the carrier to your luggage
- Sturdy Pet Carrier
Made of durable Oxford Fabric and Mesh which can effectively prevent tear from claws. It comes with auto-lock zipper sliders and a tether which will prevent your pets from escape.
- Side Entrance & Top Entrance
- Two entrances, easy to access. Unzip top entrance, pet can poke their head out.
- Mesh ventilation on sides and top not only provide adequate airflow, but also easy viewing–perfect for your pet to look out and for you to check on your pet.
Convenient for You to Travel
It is also provides a belt loop on side panel for functioning as a dual seat belt/luggage strap for secure transport.
Sturdy Steel Frame
The top does not collapse because of the sturdy frame. Thicker bottom plate, bring better balance.
Comfortable Fleece Mat
It comes with a Removable Fleece Travel Bed made by cozy fleece and durable oxford fabric.
1. Pets should not be left unattended in this carrier.
2. When traveling in a car, be sure to secure the carrier to the seat of car by seat belt only.
3. Please contact with airline before flying with your pet to avoid needless trouble and affect your trip.
Attention: Before purchasing please measure your pet – LENGTH: neck to base of tail; HEIGHT: floor to top of shoulder.
X-ZONE PET Foldable Soft Airline Approved Pet Travel Carrier
Available in Medium & Large sizes:
Medium Carrier Measures: 17.5″ L x 11″W x 11″H, Recommended max load of 16 lbs (7 kg)
Large Carrier Measures: 19.5″ L x 12″W x 12″H, Recommended max load of 20 lbs (9 kg)
#1 Best Seller on Amazon
The Pros & the Cons
- The Price is very Nice and this Bag is perfectly alright for Dogs who don’t Fly on a regular.
- The Quality is pretty good for the Low Price( The Lowest Dog Travel Bag anywhere)
- Light in weight and easily wash and fold able.
- Airline Approved Weight and Measurements
- Simple, Practical and Functional
- The Mesh is quite strong but depending on your Dogs Temperament or Cabin Fever might not stand under pressure
- No Security for your Dog The Bag is made of soft Materials and Pet could get injured if something was to fall on it.
- Not to Recommend for frequent or long Distance Flights.
- Not to Recommend for very hyper or aggressive Dogs
Who is X-ZONE PET Airline Approved Travel Carrier For?
This Bag is Perfect for short Flights and City Hoppers. I use one of these all the time. You might want to throw an extra Blanket or Pillow down for more comfort. The Bag is perfectly alright for a couple of Flights
The Price is the lowest on Amazon and this Bag is a #1 Best Seller!
Let’s check something a little more Stylish and Durable, of Course it comes with a slightly higher ticket.
Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Our soft-sided pet carrier with extendable sides is TSA approved. TOP EASILY FLEXES DOWN TO 9” TO FIT UNDER ANY AIRLINE SEAT.
It is designed for small dogs and cats to lay down and features multiple mesh windows for ventilation. It will fit comfortably under the seat in front of you.It meets airline regulations of American, United, Virgin, Southwest, Delta and others.
- TRAVEL IN COMFORT AND STYLE: This amazing double expandable cat carrier or dog carrier by Papagai has a stylish grey exterior as well as brown faux leather trim and is great for long car rides, trips to the vet or for the plane!
- To make flying or traveling with your pet as easy and comfortable as possible, this small animal travel carrier comes with plush fleece bedding on a firm plywood base so that the bottom does not sag under pets up to 15 pounds.
- STRONG AND DURABLE: Our airline pet travel accessories are designed to last through multiple trips, with strong
- SCRATCH RESISTANT mesh windows, high-quality zippers, and rubber feet to protect against wear and tear. Fold this lightweight tote flat for easy storage.
- PLEASE NOTE PET MEASURING GUIDELINES BEFORE PURCHASE. Fits pets up to approximately 16″L x 10″H and up to 15 lbs. It is best to measure your pet while laying down as airline approved carriers are designed for pets lying down during a flight. PLEASE NOTE INTERIOR SIZING TOO – 16”L x 10”H x 9”W. These are approximate as they are measured at maximum inner edges of the carrier. The interior space is smaller than the exterior because of the thickness of the fabric and comfy fleece bedding.
- SECURE AND SAFE: This TSA-approved pet carrier includes a leash tether clip inside to secure your pet, and the bottom panel is waterproof and easy to clean. It also includes a luggage strap, a seat belt attachment, and an adjustable shoulder strap.
- SATISFACTION GUARANTEE & TWO YEAR WARRANTY – if you are not satisfied we uphold a no questions asked happiness guarantee.
Travel comfortably and safely with your pet with this Double Expandable Pet Carrier by Papagai!
Papagai’s luxurious, soft-sided pet carrier offers premium design and style with high-quality materials and attractive faux leather, in addition to an extra-plush fleece pad supported by a plywood base.
This animal carrier is made to fit small dogs and cats as well as guinea pigs, hamsters and ferrets up to 16 inches in length and 10 inches in height, holding up to 15 pounds.
The expandable sides are 10 by 14 inches, ensuring that your pet has plenty of space.
Luxurious and High Quality Construction with a Practical Design
- Sturdy metal connectors and strong quality zippers prevent breakage and ensure that it is a long lasting pet carrier
- Slip resistant rubber feet ensure your pet carrier won’t slide anywhere easily when your pet is moving in the carrier and it also ensures longevity and cleanliness of the carrier by protecting the bottom panel whenever placed on the ground
- Two large pockets with plenty of room for treats, toys, poop bags, medications or even your own essentials
- Comfortable padded shoulder strap and hand carry handle
- A strong wide luggage strap and safety seatbelt buckle attachments designed for a safe journey to the plane and in the car
This is an airline approved carrier bag, designed to fit under the seat in front of you, and includes multiple durable mesh windows for ventilation to keep your pet from overheating.
Additionally, it is perfect for road trips and vacations in the car, featuring a seat belt attachments, luggage strap, and padded adjustable shoulder strap.
Our travel pet carrier for cats and dogs has a padded handle strap, and a leash tether inside to secure your pet. Plus, it has plenty of pockets for all your pet’s essentials – treats, toys, and even medications!
Our travel tote for pets is made with durable, long-lasting materials, so it holds up to many flights and trips and remains comfortable for your animal.
It has a strong metal connector for the shoulder strap, reliable metal zippers, and rubber feet. It also folds flat for storage.
Papagai, ensures strong, dependable pet travel accessories that suit your needs.
If you aren’t happy, or if something breaks Papagai offer 2 years of assurance!
(1) Double Expandable Pet Carrier
(1) Pet Bedding
(1) Shoulder Strap
Size: 18” long x 12” wide x 11” high; when expanded, each side is 10” x 14”
Materials: Polyester, Faux Leather, Strong Metal Zippers, Nylon, Fleece Bedding with Sponge and Plywood base
Colors: Grey Exterior, Brown Faux Leather, Grey Mesh, Grey Interior, White Bedding, Black Buckles
The Pros & the Cons
- Very Nice and Stylish Design
- Expandable to great size
- Airline Approved Measurements
- High Quality, Durable Material
- 2 Years Satisfaction Guarantee
- A little Pricey for non frequent flyers
- When not extended it’s quite small
- Not Overly Ventilated when not extended
- Extensions are useless on Board of a Plane as you won’t get enough space to fully unfold it.
I would recommend this Bag for first and Business Class Flights or long Train or Car Rides and such.
It does look cute and has a nice amount of space inside for your Dog to move freely and comfortably.
Company: Mr. Peanut
Overall Rating: 4,6 out of 5
Mr. Peanut’s Gold Series Expandable model offers a premium design & style combined with upgraded materials all around, with premium brand self locking zippers and a plush removable faux fleece pad with a plywood base insert for additional stability and weight handling.
- AIRLINE REQUIREMENTS – Always keep in mind each airline sets their own specific requirements, and they can even vary from their domestic, international, and shuttle services so it is always advised to check with your airline of choice. All will require your pet to be comfortable in the carrier, and to remain under the seat in front of you.
- STRONG & WATERPROOF – Weighing in at only 2.7 lbs,
- Breathable Mesh on all Sides for Proper Ventilation
- Removable Fleece Travel Bed with Plywood Base for Additional Support
- Padded Shoulder Strap
- Name Tag
- Zippered Mesh Storage for Treats, Med s Papers
- Seat belt Attachments
- Included Mr. Peanut’s Cool Logo Storage Pouch
- Folds to 3″ for storage
- Ventilated Top to meet all airline regulations of under forward seat compatibility including Delta, Southwest, United, American, Virgin and others
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR PET
I always recommend to measure your pet while comfortably laying down as this is the typical position during flight time. Keep in mind all of my airline approved totes are designed with pet safety and comfort as the priority, and then by airline under seat requirements, so sizing is limited by that criteria. For the most part I produce all of my airline capable totes at close to 18 X 11 X 11″ of exterior sizing, as that is the most universally accepted size for under seat requirements on the widest variety of aircraft.
I recommend to also purchase pet potty training pads for flight time or drive time use with the tote, if it’s the first time flying or suffering from Travel Sickness
These pads are designed to soak up and quickly dry liquids and will help protect your faux fleece pad and the tote. Replacement faux fleece pads also available for purchase.
Mr. Peanut’s Gold Series Pet Carrier Features
- Premium Brand Auto Self Locking Zippers for Safety and Eliminating the need for fragile and unreliable clasps as the tote cannot be pushed open from inside
- Recommended for Pets Up to 15 lbs
- Airline Capable 18″ Length x 11″ Width x 11″ Height, best fit for pets approximately 16″ in length while laying down
- Plush Faux Fleece Pad with Plywood Base Insert for Additional Support
- Weighs only 2.9 lbs
- Open Air, Teslin Resin Mesh Windows on Top and Three Sides
- Fabric Roll Away Privacy Cover
- Luggage Strap
- Perfect for short Flights
- #1 Best Selling Item
- TOP Price Offer
“Can’t Go Wrong with this one”! I’d say.
The Only Thing I would consider when buying this one is: There’s a similar one with wheels for the same Price… Read All About it (details here)
- Double Extendable for extra Comfort
- High Quality, Waterproof and Sturdy Material
- 2 Years “Satisfaction Guaranteed” Warranty
- Great Style and Design
Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5
If I was to buy a Dog Carrier for frequent Flights and Travel and was looking for a Carrier that could last for many future Flights, I would definitely pick this Papagai Carrier. The 2 Year Warranty really makes me confident in this decision.
- High Quality Material
- Water Repellent
- Meeting Airline Requirements
Overall Rating: 4,6 out of 5
I would also choose this one , the only thing stopping me is that the Papagai Bag has both sides expandable and 2 Years Warranty at the same Price.Other than that this is also a cute Bag.
I hope my Comparison of Dog Carriers Approved for Air Travel, was helpful to you and made your choice easier.
If you need more information on flying with your Dog and Airlines Rules and Regulations for carrying your Pet in Cabin, I recommend you to check my detailed Post on How to take Your Dog on A Plane
Do You have any Questions, Comments or Experiences you would like to share on this Topic? Just Drop Your Question r Comment Below in the Box and I will make sure to answer as soon as I’m back on the Ground.
Have A Safe Trip and Enjoy Your Flight! Woof Wooof!