Direct Line

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#16
16 of 19 insurers by customers

Direct Line Pet Insurance provide all customers access to PawSquad offering live chat and video calls with UK vets 24/7 and their policies are flexible so you can customise your cover to suit you and your pet. There are multi pet discounts and you can submit claims online with Direct Line happy to deal with your vet direct.

They offer 2 types of customisable pet cover with multiple additional options available. Direct Line Insurance is underwritten by UK Insurance Ltd.

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Coverage

The Direct Line Essential Pet Insurance cover is a 12 month Time Limited policy offering up to £4,000 cover per condition in 12 months. Cover is for accident, injury and illness, and complementary treatments per condition. Once the limit is reached that condition will no longer be covered. Individual treatment limits may apply.

Their Advanced Cover is a Maximum Benefit policy offering £8,000 per condition with no time limit and covers accidents, illness, disease, complementary treatments and dental disease up to £1,000 cover, included in the overall cover limit. Once the policy limit is reached for each condition that condition is no longer covered by the policy and becomes a pre-existing condition. Additional cover available for Advertising and rewards if your pet is lost, overseas travel cover, pet boarding fees if you are hospitalised, death cover up to £1,500, lost pet cover, holiday cancellation cover because of your pets urgent needs.

Third Party Liability cover is available for dogs up to £2.5million.

Excess

£80 excess for vet fees for cats and £95 excess for vet fees for dogs. Optional voluntary excess of £160 for cats and £190 for dogs. Third Party Liability cover has a £250 excess.

Age Limits

Cover available from 8 weeks of age to 11 years (up to 6 years for some breeds of dogs).

Waiting Period

14 days.

Additional Policy Information
Can they pay your vet direct?

Yes, this can be arranged.

Please note

Policies are subject to exclusions and conditions so please always consult the insurer's policy documents before you buy. 

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Company info

Direct Line Pet Insurance provide all dog and cat pet insurance customers access to PawSquad offering live chat and video calls with UK vets 24/7 and their policies are flexible so you can customise your cover to suit you and your pet. There are multi pet discounts and you can submit claims online with Direct Line happy to deal with your vet direct. They offer 2 types of customisable pet cover with multiple additional options available. Direct Line Insurance is underwritten by UK Insurance Ltd. 

Direct Line

Insurer: Direct Line
By:
Mark lennards
Posted: 02/01/2015
3

We have had our dog insured with Direct line for the past three years and have not put any claims in. Each year the policy goes up by over 30% so why stay with them.

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