Tesco Bank

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#4
4 of 18 insurers by customers

Tesco Pet Insurance offers 3 levels of cover to choose from: Premier Cover, a Lifetime Pet Insurance policy with 2 levels of cover available that isn't time limited; Extra Cover offering lower pay out limits that aren't time limited and Standard Cover offering accident only or accident and illness cover options. Cover has variable excess level options and all policies except accident only offer cover for dental money to advertise your pet if they go missing and help if you fall ill. Tesco Pet Insurance is underwritten by Royal Sun Alliance plc and give all customer access to a 24 hour Vetfone helpline for advice and support. Vetfone provided by vetsdirect Ltd.

Reviews

2.2
  • 221 reviews
  • Excellent
    21% Complete
    21%
  • Very Good
    3% Complete
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  • Average
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  • Poor
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  • Terrible
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Coverage

Policy types available include an Accident only policy offering £3,000 vet fee cover for accidents and injuries for 12 months from the date the injury happened. Tesco offer a Time Limited policy Standard Cover offering £3,000 vet fee cover for accidents and illnesses for 12 months from onset of the illness or injury. They also offer a maximum Benefit policy Extra Cover with a choice of £4,000 or £7,500 vet fee cover per condition that is not time limited. Once the limit is reached that illness or injury is no longer covered.

Their best cover is provided by their Lifetime cover policy, Premier Cover which offers vet fee cover options of £7,500 or £10,000 per year, reinstated annually if you renew your policy with no breaks in cover. Cover includes dental treatment and help to advertise if you lose your pet. 

Excess

Choose from £60, £120 or £200 excess for each illness or accident. Dog Third Party liability claims for damage to property excess is £250.

Age Limits

Cover pets from 8 weeks of age with no maximum age limit.

Waiting Period

4 days from the inception date of the policy.

Company info

Tesco Pet Insurance offers 3 levels of cover to choose from: Premier Cover, a Lifetime Pet Insurance policy with 2 levels of cover available that isn't time limited; Extra Cover offering lower pay out limits that aren't time limited and Standard Cover offering accident only or accident and illness cover options. Cover has variable excess level options and all policies except accident only offer cover for dental money to advertise your pet if they go missing and help if you fall ill. Tesco Pet Insurance is underwritten by Royal Sun Alliance plc and give all customer access to a 24 hour Vetfone helpline for advice and support. Vetfone provided by vetsdirect Ltd.

Tesco Bank

Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
madalaine anthony
Posted: 14/01/2019

Recommended
by reviewer

5

We have claimed around 5000 already this year from tesco bank for a slipping patella.
tesco have always paid the claims with in 2 to 3 days too!
So thank full to all the staff for there constant help and advice, With out the insurance I would of been in...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Irish Setter

Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
Sands
Posted: 06/01/2019
1

After paying cover for 12 years, final payments being £49 per month and never having claimed. Tesco pet insurance refused to pay out £136 claim.....
Furious I cancelled policy....

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Small Mixed Breed (11 - 30 lbs)

Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
Romany
Posted: 05/01/2019
1

Just found out that although we've paid for last couple of years for our dog they have refused our claim. We are now left with a bill in thousands for our insured dog that they will not pay. DO NOT TRUST THIS COMPANY!!!!!

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Small Mixed Breed (11 - 30 lbs)

Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
Ellen Jackson
Posted: 02/01/2019
1

I have just received my renewal details to discover that the premium has risen by over 50% for no reason. I have not made a claim on a 6 year old cross-bred dog. I recall having gone through all this performance last year also when, having spent half a...

Species:

Dog

Breed:

Large Mixed Breed (60+ lbs)