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Petplan pay out 97% of claims they receive and 90% of policyholders renew their cover with them each year.

8.9 /10
Based on 76515 reviews
#3 of 30 pet insurers
  • 76515 reviews found on websites such as TrustPilot
  • Petplan's Classic, Classic + and Ultimate policies have been awarded 5 Stars by Defaqto
  • Petplan won’t increase your premiums because you’ve made a claim
  • 10% discount when you purchase a policy online
  • Multipet discount if you insure more than one pet

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  • 10% discount when you purchase a policy online
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Compare Petplan pet insurance policies

Petplan offers two different pet insurance policies. Their 12 Month Cover policy allows you to claim for each new condition for 12 months. Once the 12 month period is over, the condition will be excluded from cover. Covered for Life® policies allow you to claim for the same condition year after year, up to the vet fee limit, provided you renew your policy each year. 
  12 Month Cover Covered for Life®
Vet fees Up to £3,000 per injury/illness Up to £12,00 per policy year
Ongoing treatment 12 months No limitation
Complementary treatment Up to £500 Up to £2,000
Behavioural conditions Covered Covered
Congenital, hereditary and hip-related treatment Covered Covered
Dental treatment Covered Covered
As standard, all Petplan pet insurance policies cover: 
  • Physical and online consultations
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Prescription medicine
  • Surgery and specialised care
  • Physiotherapy and recover therapies
  • Hereditary and congenital conditions
  • Behavioural conditions
  • Cancer treatments 

How to make a Petplan pet insurance claim

You have two options when making a Petplan insurance claim, either your vet can submit the claim on your behalf through their system, or you can fill out the claims form online yourself. If you choose to submit the claim yourself, Petplan will then share the form with your vet so that they can complete their section and send it back to Petplan. 
Once Petplan has received your claim, they will review it and let you know whether it has been successful or not. Petplan pays 90% of claims within 5 working days of receiving them. 

Contact Petplan 

You can contact Petplan by filling out the contact form on their 'contact us' page. Alternatively, if you want to speak to someone sooner, you can call their sales team on 0330 433 1900. For existing policies, the number to call is 0330 102 6735. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and closed on weekends. 

Frequently asked Questions

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Petplan insurance offers three policies for dogs and cats; Classic, Classic + and Ultimate.  Each policy varies in limitations but each is very comprehensive. For rabbits, Petplan offers one policy, Rabbit Plan.

Petplan pet insurance provides cover for dogs, cats and rabbits.  They also offer equine cover which can cover both the horse and rider. 

No, Petplan insurance doesn't cover pre-existing conditions. 

Petplan insurance states they pay 97% of the claims they receive. 

Petplan insurance states that 90% of claims are paid in five working days. 

Yes, they can pay your vet directly if you prefer. 

Yes, they have an online service to make the system easier and quicker. 

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