Argos

Ranked

#11
11 of 18 insurers by customers

Argos Pet Insurance claim to settle 99% of claims within 5 days and have insured over 1 million pets since their inception in 2002. Underwritten by RSA.

Reviews

2.4
  • 42 reviews
  • Excellent
    17% Complete
    17%
  • Very Good
    14% Complete
    14%
  • Average
    7% Complete
    7%
  • Poor
    14% Complete
    14%
  • Terrible
    48% Complete
    48%
Coverage

Argos Pet insurance offers 3 levels of cover for dogs and cats. The Silver plan offers Time Limited 12 month cover of £2,500 per condition within 12 months from the first claim for each incident or accident.Once the limit is reached or 12 months elapses the condition is no longer covered and will not be covered on renewal. Theft or straying cover included up to £250. The policy includes third party liability cover for dogs but accidental damage is not covered.

The Gold plan offers Time Limited 12 month vet fee cover of £4,000 per condition within 12 months from the first claim for each incident or accident. Once the limit is reached or 12 months elapses the condition is no longer covered and will not be covered on renewal. Theft or straying cover included up to £750. For dogs Third Party liability cover up to £1.5 million is available with accidental damage cover of £500.

The Platinum Lifetime Cover policy offers total vet fee cover of £7,000 each year. Conditions claimed for under this policy will be covered in any subsequent year up to the total pay out limit of £7,000 each year as long as the policy remains in force with no breaks in cover. Theft or straying cover of £1,500 included. For dogs Third Party liability cover up to £2 million with accidental damage cover of £500 included. All plans also offer 24/7 access to Argos vetfone for help and advice. Cover for Death of your pet, emergency boarding fees and overseas holiday cover with holiday cancellation cover and complementary treatments such as hydrotherapy are included in each plan with varying pay out limits and subject to conditions.

Excess

For Silver and Gold Time Limited policies: £65 for each incident or condition. You can choose to add additional voluntary excess amounts to reduce monthly costs. For Lifetime Platinum policy: £65 for each incident or condition in the period you make a claim. You can choose to add additional voluntary excess amounts to reduce monthly costs.

Age Limits

From 8 weeks old to any age.

Waiting Period

10 days. 

Additional Policy Information
Can they pay your vet direct?

Yes, this can be arranged.

Company info

Argos Pet Insurance claim to settle 99% of claims within 5 days and have insured over 1 million pets since their inception in 2002. Underwritten by RSA they offer 2 levels of Time Limited Cover per condition and 1 Lifetime Pet Insurance policy covering ongoing conditions.

Argos

Insurer: Argos
By:
Andy Swift
Posted: 19/09/2018
2

We just got our renewal through, we’ve been with them 3 years 1st year got online discount £18.00 a month, 1st renewal no claims £30.00 months, 2nd renewal £44.30 month we made a claim of around £400/£500 guess they want there money back. My dog had...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Medium Mixed Breed (31 - 59 lbs)

Insurer: Argos
By:
Miss S
Posted: 21/08/2018
2

I have been with Argos for three years on a multi pet policy for my two cats, aged 6 and 7. Last year my premium was £386. I received my renewal two days ago which has now risen to £582! Pick me up off the floor someone. For one cat, who I haven't made...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Domestic Short Hair

Insurer: Argos
By:
Alison Wells
Posted: 12/08/2018
2

Once you have had a claim, they have you by the short and curlies. You are locked in with a pre existing claim which won’t be covered by insurers. This year our premium has increased from £89 to £125 a month and we haven had a claim for 2 years. I’m going...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

German Shepherd

Insurer: Argos
By:
Louise
Posted: 30/07/2018
1

Renewed with Argos after premium increased for 3 year old yorkie but promised £30 Argos vouchers so I stayed with them. Vouchers haven't materialised after 2 months and numerous calls and excuses. Then last week promised echequegor £20 aling with vouchers...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Yorkshire Terrier