If you cannot move your bird in the family car, shipping it by air is the next best thing. Refer to the airline’s container specifications as a regular bird cage will not be sufficient.
If you are moving birds in the family car, keep them in a covered cage or a special bird-travel case for the length of the trip to keep them calm. The bird’s cage should be secured to prevent any risk of tipping and to keep the perches and dishes firmly attached. Give your bird fresh water at every stop and keep a supply of seeds in the cage. Make sure the cage is kept out of drafts but receives enough ventilation. Avoid prolonged high temperatures.