Petplan is the largest pet insurance provider in the UK, offering comprehensive pet insurance policies for dogs, cats and rabbits. Created 41 years ago, Petplan offers policies to protect many pet conditions, illnesses and injuries and covers 97% of the claims lodged by its policyholders.
The most trusted pet insurance provider in the UK
Part of the Allianz Global Group, Petplan was awarded the Most Trusted Pet Insurance Company in 2017 by Moneywise. The company has two types of covers to help you pay for unexpected veterinary treatment your pet may need:
a 12-month based contract available for dogs and cats for which you can claim up to £3,000 of vet fees related an injury or a temporary illness when it first happens, but then this condition will not be covered any more.
a “covered for life” policy allows you to claim vet bills year on year up to £12,000 if your cat, dog or rabbit is affected by an illness or suffered an injury treatment, as long as you renew your policy annually without a break in cover. Within this comprehensive policy you can select different options
In the recent years, Petplan has added extended its services to equine insurance with three types of cover for horse owners as well as customers who do horse-riding but don’t own their own horse. Exotic pet owners are not forgotten, and Petplan has joined forces with their partner ExoticDirect to offer bird, reptile and small mammal insurance.
Benefits of insuring your pet with Petplan
Petplan has been the market leader in UK pet insurance for decades thanks to perks and unique strengths that pet owners cannot always find with other insurer providers:
Petplan policies cover the basic vet fees in case of accident, vaccination and illness but also dental cover, some complementary treatments, advertising expenses for missing pet, holiday cancellation fess if you pet is sick and emergency repatriation
You get can benefit from a 5% discount if you purchase your insurance plan online, as well as a discount on the premium for each additional pet you add to the policy
Petplan customer can have access to pet care advice, online tips on the Blog section, customer-only offers and discounts on pet care products and food
The veterinary community also trust Petplan and most vets are happy to deal directly with the company which means policyholders are unlikely to have to pay up front and reclaim. If this is not the case, the company processes your claim quickly to pay you back typically within 5 working days.