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Pet Insurance in Australian Capital Territory Canberra–Queanbeyan

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If your dog or cat becomes sick, pet insurance can help get the treatment they deserve. For a better idea of how pet insurance works, continue reading so you can make an informed choice.

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Pet Insurance Australia
  • Award Winner 2021

Pet Insurance Australia · includes 3 listings

4.1 from 1,462 reviews

With over 40,000 people signed up with Pet Insurance Australia, it’s clear that the insurer’s outstanding customer service, transparency, and value for money have hit a chord with reviewers.

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  • 3 types of insurance to suit a range of budgets

  • Impressive customer service

  • Saves money on vet bills

  • Some services are excluded

  • Transparency
    4.3 (381)
  • Customer Service
    4.3 (439)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (433)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (404) · No (29)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$8,000 to $15,145
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,200 and Not Included
Pet Insurance Australia
  • Award Winner 2021

Pet Insurance Australia · includes 3 listings

4.1 from 1,462 reviews

With over 40,000 people signed up with Pet Insurance Australia, it’s clear that the insurer’s outstanding customer service, transparency, and value for money have hit a chord with reviewers.

  • 3 types of insurance to suit a range of budgets

  • Impressive customer service

  • Saves money on vet bills

  • Some services are excluded

  • Transparency
    4.3 (381)
  • Customer Service
    4.3 (439)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (433)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (404) · No (29)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$8,000 to $15,145
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,200 and Not Included
RSPCA Pet Insurance

RSPCA Pet Insurance · includes 4 listings

4.1 from 4,096 reviews

Latest review: Just purchased, so will need to wait and see before saying much. However, the young man I spoke with on the phone to take out the pet insurance was very polite and helpful

  • Transparency
    4.4 (2,711)
  • Customer Service
    4.4 (2,935)
  • Value for Money
    4.2 (2,919)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (1,762) · No (168)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$11,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 60% to Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,200 and Included
Knose

Knose

4.7 from 78 reviews

Latest review: Emma was a total angel. She was a pleasure to deal with over the phone, and went over and above the call of duty in assisting me with my five policies. I am a very happy Knose policy

  • Transparency
    4.5 (71)
  • Customer Service
    4.6 (75)
  • Value for Money
    4.7 (73)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (40) · No (2)
  • UnderwriterAllied World
  • Annual Benefit Limits$25,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 90%
  • Minimum Pet Age 8 weeks
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included
Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance
  • Award Winner 2021
  • 2020

Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

4.2 from 2,167 reviews

Latest review: I signed up my puppy to Bow Wow pet insurance as you never know what can happen. So far I have submitted 2 claims which was really easy and was processed quickly. I’m very satisfied and I am looking a

  • Transparency
    4.3 (473)
  • Customer Service
    4.4 (538)
  • Value for Money
    4.2 (543)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (482) · No (32)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$10,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,200, $2,000 and $3,000
Woolworths Pet Insurance

Woolworths Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

2.4 from 436 reviews

Latest review: Took this insurance because it was good value and from a reputable company. Premium increased over 30% after the first year, there was no reference to the initial premium or the premium % increase,

  • Transparency
    2.3 (106)
  • Customer Service
    2.5 (123)
  • Value for Money
    2.2 (122)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (50) · No (42)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$5,000 to $24,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverOptional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000 and $1,500
Seniors Pet Insurance
  • Award Winner 2021
  • 2020

Seniors Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

4.4 from 237 reviews

Latest review: Resolving claims is very fast. I have never had pet insurance before and i am so happy i went with Australian Seniors, such good service, thank you! It was also very easy to setup, with direct

  • Transparency
    4.5 (144)
  • Customer Service
    4.5 (168)
  • Value for Money
    4.2 (165)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (84) · No (12)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$12,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 60% to Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Tick Paralysis75% of Vet Expenses, 80% of Vet Expenses and Included
Petsy Pet Insurance

Petsy Pet Insurance · includes 9 listings

5.0 from 21 reviews

Latest review: I've been a customer with them for a few years and I have had to make two claims and got both paid very quickly. I am also a customer of greencrossvets so I was actually $0 out of pocket with petsy

  • Transparency
    5.0 (17)
  • Customer Service
    4.9 (18)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (18)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (7) · No (0)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$6,000 to $25,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80% to Up to 100%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included and Not Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1500, Included and Not Included
Bupa Pet Insurance

Bupa Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

3.7 from 120 reviews

Latest review: I’ll start by saying that pet insurance is not great value overall and doesn’t work like health insurance. For instance, you can’t transfer between providers without starting new waiting periods. That

  • Transparency
    3.2 (31)
  • Customer Service
    3.5 (44)
  • Value for Money
    3.5 (40)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (33) · No (6)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$6,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,500 and Not Included
Medibank Pet Insurance

Medibank Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

2.1 from 338 reviews

Latest review: I thought the policy was quite good value, however when I made the claim for a new condition I was asked to provide a full clinical history of my cat. This seems to be an unnecessary

  • Transparency
    2.2 (75)
  • Customer Service
    2.4 (82)
  • Value for Money
    2.2 (81)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (42) · No (21)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$4,000 to $15,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 70% to Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000 and $1,200
Trupanion

Trupanion

5.0 from 16 reviews

Latest review: TP is the new kid on the block and I'd be the first to admit leaving a provider that you've been with since 1990 (here and the UK) was hard. I spent a lot of time analysing the offerings and for a

  • Transparency
    4.9 (15)
  • Customer Service
    4.9 (15)
  • Value for Money
    4.9 (15)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (14) · No (0)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included
  • Tick ParalysisNot Included
RACQ Pet Insurance

RACQ Pet Insurance

2.4 from 53 reviews

Latest review: Policy entrapped me. Poor value because the hiked the premiums up on renewal. I lodged a claim with them and I was forced to enter into a complaint. Rubbish

  • Transparency
    2.5 (17)
  • Customer Service
    2.7 (20)
  • Value for Money
    2.7 (18)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (9) · No (8)
  • UnderwriterRACQ Insurance Limited
  • Annual Benefit Limits$12,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Minimum Pet Age 8 weeks
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverOptional Extra
  • Tick ParalysisNot Included
Petplan

Petplan · includes 7 listings

2.9 from 1,138 reviews

Latest review: I’ve just had my first experience with pet plan, I spent around $8000 on my 10 month old chihuahua after unexpected complications with his spine. I had doubts that any insurance company would want to

  • Transparency
    4.1 (454)
  • Customer Service
    3.9 (488)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (490)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (446) · No (29)
  • UnderwriterLloyd's
  • Annual Benefit Limits$7,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 75% to Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included
  • Tick ParalysisIncluded (not limited to a set amount or number of incidents per year)
Guide Dogs Pet Insurance

Guide Dogs Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

4.1 from 315 reviews

Latest review: You have discluded our dog before he was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Now every claim we have to fight for. Even when not to do with hip! Worst experience ever since we got this insurance! So

  • Transparency
    3.9 (240)
  • Customer Service
    3.9 (249)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (252)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (120) · No (26)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$15,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 75% to Up to 85%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverOptional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,500 and $2,000
PetSecure

PetSecure · includes 2 listings

4.1 from 431 reviews

Latest review: Persecute have paid the few times I've claimed, but the premium went from $50 to $70 then last year when Polly turned 11yrs it went to $135 per month and this year they now demand $169 per month.

  • Transparency
    4.4 (102)
  • Customer Service
    4.6 (115)
  • Value for Money
    4.4 (116)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (118) · No (2)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$8,000 to $12,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 85%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverOptional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$500 and Not Included
Petcover

Petcover · includes 4 listings

2.5 from 31 reviews

Latest review: When I signed up I had my horse vet checked and all paperwork required completed. When I made my first claim, the company won’t pay out accordingly for the vet costs relating to his injury- turns out

  • Transparency
    3.6 (14)
  • Customer Service
    3.7 (15)
  • Value for Money
    3.7 (15)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (12) · No (0)
  • UnderwriterLloyd's
  • Annual Benefit Limits$7,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included
  • Tick ParalysisNot Included
Budget Direct Pet Insurance

Budget Direct Pet Insurance

5.0 from 1 review

Latest review: Although I was panicking about my dog's current situation, I found the staff with this company were very caring and helpful with all my questions. They were willing to get to know my dog and I, which

  • Transparency
    5.0 (1)
  • Customer Service
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • UnderwriterAuto & General Services
  • Annual Benefit Limits$12,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Minimum Pet Age 8 weeks
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included
  • Tick Paralysis$1,500
Petinsurance.com.au

Petinsurance.com.au · includes 7 listings

3.9 from 28 reviews

Latest review: Our dog had a condition which would have been easy to decline our claim. Instead you took the time to review our case individually and made a decision based on our own personal circumstances- this

  • Transparency
    4.3 (12)
  • Customer Service
    4.5 (12)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (12)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (6) · No (0)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$3,000 to $10,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included and Not Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,500 and $500
Petbarn Pet Insurance

Petbarn Pet Insurance · includes 3 listings

2.9 from 9 reviews

Latest review: We signed up to Pet BArn Pet Insurance 12 months ago for our 2 dogs. We have now received the renewal and it is a staggering $750 per year extra. After calling them, I was advised that this was due

  • Transparency
    2.3 (4)
  • Customer Service
    1.8 (4)
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (3)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (0) · No (1)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$10,000 to $20,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 50% to Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,200 and $1,500
HCF Pet Insurance

HCF Pet Insurance · includes 2 listings

2.1 from 53 reviews

Latest review: The worst pet insurance cover you could get - absolutely disgusting that they take your money every year to cover your pet on the essentials or in an emergency yet they don't cover a thing. Take your

  • Transparency
    2.6 (10)
  • Customer Service
    2.8 (11)
  • Value for Money
    2.2 (10)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (4) · No (5)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$8,000 to $12,000
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded
  • Routine Care CoverNot Included and Optional Extra
  • Tick Paralysis$1,200 and Not Included
PetSure

PetSure

1.4 from 29 reviews

Petsure is a wholly owned entity of Hollard Group and is the insurance administrator and underwriter of several pet insurance brands in Australia. These include: Bow Wow Meow, Pet Insurance Australia, Pet Secure, Australian Seniors, Guide Dogs Pet Insurance, Bupa, RSPCA, Real Insurance, Prosure, Pet Insurance, Woolworths, Petmed, Medibank, 1300 Insurance, HCF, Prime, Guardian Insurance and Petbarn.

  • Transparency
    1.1 (7)
  • Customer Service
    1.3 (6)
  • Value for Money
    1.2 (6)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (1) · No (4)
Pet Insurance Australia
  • Award Winner 2021

Pet Insurance Australia · includes 3 listings

4.1 from 1,462 reviews

With over 40,000 people signed up with Pet Insurance Australia, it’s clear that the insurer’s outstanding customer service, transparency, and value for money have hit a chord with reviewers.

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  • 3 types of insurance to suit a range of budgets

  • Impressive customer service

  • Saves money on vet bills

  • Some services are excluded

  • Transparency
    4.3 (381)
  • Customer Service
    4.3 (439)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (433)
  • Claim ApprovedYes (404) · No (29)
  • UnderwriterHollard
  • Annual Benefit Limits$8,000 to $15,145
  • Amount of Vet Bill Covered Up to 80%
  • Accidental Injury Cover Included
  • Illness CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Routine Care CoverIncluded and Not Included
  • Tick Paralysis$1,000, $1,200 and Not Included
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