Tesco Bank Pet Insurance

Ranked

#5
5 of 19 insurers by customers

Read customer reviews for Tesco Bank Pet Insurance who offer 3 levels of cover: The 5 star defaqto rated Premier Cover providing Lifetime Pet Insurance cover with 2 levels of annual payout that isn't time limited; the 5 star defaqto rated 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
  • 274 reviews
  • Excellent
    22% Complete
    22%
  • Very Good
    3% Complete
    3%
  • Average
    3% Complete
    3%
  • Poor
    14% Complete
    14%
  • Terrible
    58% Complete
    58%
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 Pet Insurance Reviews

By:
Mrs h mellor
Posted: 21/01/2020
1

With Tesco pet insurance for years when Bailey got to 9yrs his premium went up £100 per year and excess to £120 although we never claimed. This year 2020 it again went up so I called to be told it’s not regulated and they can charge what they want. It was...

Breed

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Species:
Dog
By:
Stephen Tiney
Posted: 19/01/2020
1

After paying £6000+ in to TESCO pet insurance for over 10 years and never claimed once, when my dog became ill, and had to have an operation but sadly passed away the £1500 spent on her treatments was dismissed by one letter saying she wasn’t covered...

Breed

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Species:
Dog
By:
Ingledew
Posted: 13/01/2020
1

Had my dogs with Tesco Pet Insurance for a few years and every year it was getting more but this year it went silly put it up to a extra £25 per month when tang to see if we could get a better price they was not interested , took are money for years...

Breed

Chihuahua

Species:
Dog
By:
Richard Quirk
Posted: 06/01/2020
1

Just had a renewal quote from Tesco Pet Insurance for our dog and the requested premium has increased by 88.45%. We have made no claims on the existing police. I telephoned Tesco Customer Services. The operator was very "matter-of-fact" and seemed...

Breed

Mixed Breed

Species:
Dog