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Learn more about Tesco pet insurance

published: 04 July 2022
Read time: 5 minutes

Tesco Pet Insurance is provided by Tesco Bank, part of the Tesco group, offering a huge range of services to UK shoppers. The Tesco Pet Insurance products are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc (RSA) which is one of the world’s leading insurance groups.

Who are Tesco Bank? 

Tesco Pet Insurance is provided by Tesco Bank, part of the Tesco group, offering a huge range of services to UK shoppers. The Tesco Pet Insurance products are underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance (RSA) which is one of the world’s leading insurance groups. 

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Get in touch with Tesco Bank

0345 078 3860

What types of cover do Tesco provide 

Tesco offers a range of different policies including:  

Accident and injury 

If your pet gets hurt, MRI scans and operations can be quite expensive. Your accident and injury insurance policy will provide cover to your pet if they have an accident. This cover does not include any illnesses or disease your pet might have. 

Tesco ‘Standard’ – Time limited 

If you only need to cover your pet for a certain amount of time, Tesco’s ‘standard’ time limited policy is a great option for you. It will cover all vet fees for a set time or until the vet fee limit is reached  

Tesco ‘Extra’ – Maximum benefit  

Sometimes our pets can’t help but get into a few accidents or get ill from time to time, this is why maximum benefit insurance policies offer cover for any injuries or illnesses up to the maximum sum recoverable. 

Tesco ‘Premier’ – Lifetime 

Lifetime pet insurance covers your pet for illnesses and injuries for the duration of its life. Lifetime pet insurance is vest for covering chronic conditions.

How to make a claim with Tesco Bank   

Whether you are the pet owner or the vet, to make a claim all you need to do is simply complete Tesco’s online form and email  

Tesco Bank has a simple online claims process that allows you to track the process of your current and previous claims. They aim to respond to all claims within 7 days.  
If you have an ongoing claim and wish to make an additional claim you can do so by filling out the required forms on the Tesco Bank website. 

Why take out pet insurance with Tesco Bank 

Here are some further details about the different policies offered by Tesco Bank:  

Multi pet insurance policy  

If you have more than one pet, Tesco Bank’s straightforward multi pet insurance could insure your cats and dogs under one policy 

24-hour access to Vetfone 

You can speak to an expert any time of the day on the phone or even a video call 


Get a guaranteed discount on your pet insurance if you’re a Clubcard member. 

Multi-pet discount

Insure multiple pets and get a discount on each additional pet you add to a single policy 

Claims paid directly

Tesco offers to pay claims directly to your vet 

Compare pet insurance deals with MoneySuperMarket  

At MoneySuperMarket, we’re here to help your find the best insurance policy for your pets. Depending on the type of pet you have and the type of cover you’re looking for, all you need to do is provide us with a few details about yourself and your pet, and we’ll show you quotes from some of the UK’s leading pet insurance providers. You can compare quotes by price and the level of cover included – Once you’ve chosen, just click through to your provider and get started.  


Choosing the right insurance for your pet is a big decision – and we’re here to help. If you’d like some more information on the best types of cover for your pet at competitive prices, try one of our guides:  

Lifetime pet insurance Guide  

There are a lot of different types of pet insurance policies for you to choose from. This guide helps you narrow down that search explaining Lifetime pet insurance and its benefits.  

Find out more  

How much is pet insurance

Work out how much cover you’ll need to protect you and the ones you love, with our handy tips. 

Find out more  

See why you need pet insurance 

Find out what the different types of pet insurance are, why it is so important and how to choose the right type of policy for you. 

Find out more 

Multi-pet insurance 

Everything you need to know about getting financial protection against serious diseases and medical conditions. 

Find out more 

Ready to save on your pet insurance? Or need to know more before you get a quote? We’re here to help.

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