Tesco Bank

Ranked

#4
4 of 19 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
  • 234 reviews
  • Excellent
    22% Complete
    22%
  • Very Good
    3% Complete
    3%
  • Average
    3% Complete
    3%
  • Poor
    16% Complete
    16%
  • Terrible
    56% Complete
    56%
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.

Additional Policy Information
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

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:
KMitchell
Posted: 21/05/2019

Recommended
by reviewer

5

I have nothing but praise for Tesco Bank Pet Insurance. When my renewal premium was raised in April for my elderly cat, I decided to leave Tesco and look for a cheaper option, as my pet had no pre-existing conditions and I thought I could find cover...

Breed

Moggie

Species:
Cat
Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
Lynne Colwill
Posted: 21/05/2019
1

I have paid for the insurance that covers vet fees for 7500 for each new illness....been with them since colin was 8 weeks old ....2 years ago he was diagnosed with serious heart condition and the premium has gone up 40 pounds per month !!!! Total farce...

Breed

Labrador Retriever

Species:
Dog
Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
Jacqueline Ogle
Posted: 19/05/2019
1

I have held a policy with Tesco pet insurance for years now..and its like everthing else...you find out how good these policies are when you to come to claim!! Because I have made a recent claim...for our beloved dog...they have doubled the cost from £71...

Breed

Mixed Breed

Species:
Dog
Insurer: Tesco Bank
By:
alec pink
Posted: 11/05/2019
5

we took out pet insurance for max in october 2018 - in february 2019 he became very ill so quickly, (vomiting etc). Despite two operations in as many days and much care and love from the vets we were forced to put him to sleep 5 days later. he had...

Breed

Labrador Retriever

Species:
Dog