You can check your policy schedule and Product Disclosure Statement.
Cats and dogs are covered under Coles Pet Insurance.
Yes – if you insure more than one pet under a policy you will receive a discount.
No – medical records are not required. You will however need to provide your pets medical history when you claim.
Your pet must be older than 8 weeks and younger than 9 years when you purchase your policy.
Your vet will be able to provide you with an estimate of your pets age after a physical examination. We don’t need your pets date of birth, just how old they are in years.
We use a range of factors about you and your pet such as the species, breed, age, location and claims experience to calculate your premium.
A Benefit Level is the is the amount we will pay on eligible Claims, after you have paid your excess and is subject to your Annual Benefit Limit and any other applicable sub-limits. For example, if you choose the 80% Benefit Level, we will cover up to 80% of your eligible Claims.
Yes – you can see your own vet.
Making a Claim
Generally, waiting periods are 21 days for most Accidental Injuries and Illnesses. For some Accidental Injuries we waive the waiting period completely. The waiting periods for Cruciate ligament are 6 months. Specific waiting periods are shown in your policy and/or in your schedule.
Once we have all the necessary documents, it usually takes between 5-10 business days. If we need more information to assess the claim we will let you know.
A pre-existing condition is any injury or illness that occurred or existed prior to the start of your cover or is within the waiting period that you or your vet were aware of or should reasonably have been aware of, including any bilateral condition or related condition.
All Coles Pet Insurance policies have a $200 excess. More details can be found in your Product Disclosure Statement.
Excess is the amount you are required to pay when you make a claim on your policy. Coles Pet Insurance will then pay up to 100% of eligible bills covered by your policy based on your Benefit Level.
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