They say dogs are “a man’s best friend”, and felines are statistically the female furry friend of choice, but whatever your preferred pet, it makes sense to protect them like you would any other family member!
If you’re already a pet owner, you may have realised that pet insurance isn’t widely available in the UAE, but here at InsuranceMarket.ae, we are able to offer a great choice of Pet Plans thanks to our partnership with the leading pet insurance provider in the UAE*. With that in mind, please don’t delay, and contact us today!
*Note that Tokio Marine Pet Insurance is offered as an add-on to their market-leading Home Insurance policy.
WHAT TYPE OF PET INSURANCE DO I NEED?
This depends on what benefits you are looking to secure, and their values. Broadly speaking, there are two main types of cover Plan to consider, these being:
This is a standard or “entry” level plan and covers your pet for three main areas of benefit:
Hospitalisation Due To Accident Or Illness: benefits are paid up to AED500 per day, with a maximum payable benefit period of 10 days per year.
Out-Patient Consultation & Treatment: benefits up to AED150 per consultation (excluding cost of medicines, treatments & tests) for up to 10 consultations per year.
Third-Party Property Damage &/or Injury: cover for up to AED50,000 per incident/occurrence & in the aggregate. This protects you against any claims you might receive from others in connection with any injury &/or damage your pet may cause.
This is the higher level, or premium cover, and as such provides wider coverage and higher limits. The policy has a total cover limit per year of AED30,000. Typical cover under this Plan includes:
Surgery costs up to AED18,000 (up to 2 claims per year & in the aggregate).
Hospitalisation due to accident or illness up to AED600 per day.
Out-Patient Consultation & Treatment: benefits up to AED350 per day and up to 20 consultations per annum (with exclusions for medicines, tests etc).
Optional Third-Party Liability extension providing cover for property damage AED 50,000 & bodily injury AED100,000: both up to a maximum of 2 claims per year.
WE WORK WITH THE LEADING PET INSURANCE PROVIDERS IN THE UAE
At InsuranceMarket.ae we’re proud to have enjoyed over 25 years’ experience of helping customers with their pet insurance needs and over these years have built great partnerships with the leading and most respected Pet Insurers in the Dubai/UAE market: big names such as Tokio Marine. Our relationships and reputation mean we can secure great deals, discounts and covers that are the best in the market and pass all these benefits on to you!
WHAT IS NOT COVERED UNDER YOUR PET INSURANCE?
Whilst your pet insurance will provide invaluable cover for your animal, there are some things that won’t be included in the Policy. These include:
Unchipped animals: All animals insured must be microchipped and this will be checked at the time that any claims are submitted.
Pre-existing medical conditions: Any known medical conditions or ailments that your pet suffered from prior to or when taking the insurance policy, will not be covered, whether treatment was previously administered or not.
Any non-essential treatment: Routine vaccinations, grooming, nail clipping, spaying or neutering, and flea/tick/parasite infection treatments will not be covered.
WHY CHOOSE PET INSURANCE WITH INSURANCEMARKET.AE
At InsuranceMarket.ae we firmly believe we provide an unmatched customer experience and trust our members recognize that as well! Here are just 5 reasons why:
15,000 Google reviews and 4.9 rating: customer satisfaction is our number one priority and we’ve got the feedback to prove we deliver!
Dedicated personal shopper to help answer your questions and help you with your purchase
Responsive, reliable and dedicated claims manager to offer advice, reassurance and assistance when you need it most
Competitive prices and comprehensive products providing the cover you need at a price you can afford from the insurers you can trust
Great value-added services such as discount vouchers that are sent with your policy: you just keep on saving with Alfred!
25 Years of UAE insurance experience
Dedicated personal shopper to answer all your questions
Simple and fast claims process
Highest rated insurance provider in the UAE
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FIND THE BEST DEALS ON YOUR PET INSURANCE WITH ALFRED
Finding the right pet insurance policy for you at the right price has never been easier. This is made possible through our friendly and knowledgeable team of advisors who act as personal shoppers taking you through the covers available and explaining the cost involved so you can select a policy that gives you peace of mind and suits your circumstances.
The moment you begin your journey with us you’ll start reaping the benefits. At InsuranceMarket.ae, we have great relationships with all the leading motor insurance companies in the UAE and our reputation and experience means we get great products at great prices. Not only that, our partnerships with a range of fantastic local businesses mean that when you buy your policy with Alfred you’ll get great money-saving discount vouchers sent to you too. From auto accessories to accident repairs, car valeting to personal grooming and auto-tuning to vocal tuning with music lessons and much more. You’ll enjoy benefits that can’t be bettered!
HOW TO COMPARE PET INSURANCE QUOTES?
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Pet insurance doesn’t need to be complicated but considering your options is advisable: that’s why we send you a couple of plans and quotes to compare. Once you’ve got your selection, here are our top 3 tips for what to do next.
Check the cover provided under each quote and compare against each other. You can’t judge a square versus a circle so make sure your assessment is a fair one.
If you have purchased pet insurance, or any form of pet Protection Plan before, check the cover provided against your previous policy/plan. Are you getting like-for-like, less or more? Also consider the “added value” items like optional extras, additional services as standard, discount vouchers etc.
Check the price last so you can see the benefits of the cover rather than being influenced by the premium first. You can then assess the value for money. And don’t forget those “extras” too: you may or may not be able to put a price on them, but they do count!
WHAT DO I NEED TO GET A PET INSURANCE QUOTE?
Getting a pet insurance quote with us is simple and stress-free. If you can provide us with a few pieces of key information we’ll take care of everything and come up with a range of quotes for you to consider. Of course, we will need the basics such as your contact details (name, phone number, address and email) as well as a few pieces of personal information that would help us find the right pet insurance policy for you, such as:
The type of animal you have (note cover is only available for cats &/or dogs)
The breed and age of your pet
The various covers and limits of benefit that you would like to apply
HOW CAN I GET CHEAPER PET INSURANCE?
There’s no magic formula for getting cheap pet insurance but there are some steps you can follow and things you can do to get the best deal for your dirhams! We asked Alfred and here’s what he suggests:
Never buy insurance at the last minute. Give yourself plenty of time to consider the coverage you need against what’s available in the market. If time is running out then the budget can too if you blow it by taking the first deal that’s on offer……even worse, you might just end up paying a lot more money for a whole lot less cover!
Don’t be tempted to “go it alone” in your search for the best policy at the best price. Let the experts help! At InsuranceMarket.ae our personal shoppers are just waiting to do the hard work for you. It’s a simple but winning formula. No extra cost + no waste of your time = no brainer!
Don’t get too hung up on price alone. Being mindful of money is no bad thing but being bound by a budget can prove “false economy” if you don’t have the correct cover and lose out when it comes to a claim. At InsuranceMarket.ae we search the market and work with you to find the best cover for your budget.
HOW CAN I MAKE A CLAIM UNDER MY PET INSURANCE?
We hope you won’t need to make a claim under your pet insurance policy, but if you do, we are here to help by making the process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Typically, you will need to notify us of your claim as soon as possible, and provide essential supporting documentation, such as:
Registered Veterinary Doctor’s Diagnosis Report Including Diagnosis & Treatment Plan
Veterinary Doctor’s Consultation Invoice
Invoices For Medicines, Diagnostic Tests, etc.
All claims will be settled on a reimbursement basis: meaning that you will pay the costs initially, before submitting your claim and recovering your claims settlement from the Insurer net of any applicable deductible/claim contribution you are responsible for (this applies to some sections of the policy and is typically 20% of the claim cost).
Note that all documents should contain the Pet’s Unique Identification Number (as per microchip) which should be provided to the Insurers at the time of taking out the policy.
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