Sainsburys Bank Pet Insurance

Ranked

#11
11 of 18 insurers by customers

Read customer reviews for Sainsbury's Bank Pet Insurance who offer flexible pet insurance and claim to pay 97% of claims within 5 days, often direct to your vet. They offer 24/7 access to vet nurses to answer your pet health queries and Sainsbury's Bank Pet Insurance is underwritten by Pinnacle Insurance plc.

Reviews

1.8
  • 184 reviews
  • Excellent
    15%
  • Very Good
    3%
  • Average
    1%
  • Poor
    7%
  • Terrible
    74%
Coverage

Single pet and multi Pet Insurance is offered. Time Limited £3,000 cover is offered where each condition and illness will be covered from 12 months since the pet first started showing symptoms. Once the limit is reached for a condition that condition will no longer be covered. 2 Maximum Benefit cover levels are offered (£3,000 and £6,000) which provide cover up to the maximum amount per condition. 4 Lifetime cover levels are offered (£2,500, £5,000, £7,500 and £10,000) which provide cover up to a maximum amount each year.

Access to 24/7 Vet Nurse helpline available and you can manage your policy online with My Pet Portal.

Cover for the death of your pet, loss or theft cover to help with advertising, emergency boarding fees and holiday cover are all included as standard.

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

Excess

A fixed excess per condition is deducted from the first claim for each separate illness, injury or condition. Under certain conditions you also pay a percentage of the remaining claim amount in addition to the excess.

Age Limits

From 8 weeks to 9 years of age. If insurance is purchased before your pet's 9th birthday there is no upper age to renewals if there are no breaks in cover.

Waiting Period

14 days.

Additional Policy Information
Can they pay your vet direct?

Yes, it is possible to arrange this.

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

Sainsbury's Bank offer flexible pet insurance and claim to pay 97% of claims within 5 days, often direct to your vet. Sainsbury's Bank Pet Insurance is underwritten by Pinnacle Insurance plc and they offer 7 levels of cover: 1 time limited policy, 2 levels of Maximum Benefit cover and 4 levels of Lifetime cover. They offer 24/7 access to vet nurses to help with pet health queries. 

Sainsbury's Bank Pet Insurance Reviews

By:
Steve
Posted: 08/12/2021
1

Wish I could give no stars. Only registered my dog in August 2021 and had to make a claim in November 2021 for a tumour found on my dog’s chest. My vet has had many problems using their portal after I had registered my claim. I have had problems using...

Breed

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Species:
Dog
By:
Wendy Milburn
Posted: 25/10/2021

Recommended
by reviewer

5

Highly recommend Sainsbury’s Pet Insurance. I have had the policy for just 2 years and unfortunately had to claim twice in a short period of time., claiming is extremely straightforward on the Pet Portal. Updated quickly. My claims were settled within 5...

Breed

Domestic Shorthair

Species:
Cat
By:
Mark Adams
Posted: 04/10/2021
1

Have been with Sainsbury’s for 9 years. Luckily for me and then my boy was never ill. 
Well he died suddenly at the age of 9 years 3 months. Couldn’t get any financial help with cremation or vets due to him being over 9. 
Told them he had gone and...

Breed

Dogue De Bordeaux

Species:
Dog