Woolworths Pet Insurance

Woolworths is a provider of pet insurance, car insurance, home insurance, landlord insurance, travel insurance and life insurance.

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The table below displays a snapshot of pet insurance policies with accident and illness cover on Canstar’s database with links to providers’ websites, sorted by Star Rating (highest to lowest). These results are based on cover for a one-year-old medium dog breed.


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What types of pet insurance does Woolworths offer?

Woolworths offers Basic (Accidental Injury & Illness cover), Standard (Accidental Injury & Illness cover), Indoor Cat (Specified Illness cover), Comprehensive (Accidental Injury & Illness Cover) and Comprehensive Plus (Accidental Injury & Illness cover).

If you’re unsure as to which kind of pet insurance is most appropriate for you, or would like to better understand the different levels of cover, check out our guide to the different kinds of pet insurance.

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What breed of pets does Woolworths pet insurance cover?

Woolworths covers dogs of small, medium and large breeds as well as cats.

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How do you take out pet insurance from Woolworths?

You can get a quote online and purchase a Woolworths pet insurance policy. If you need help applying, call Woolworths on 1300 101 234.

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Woolworths FAQs

Woolworths expressly lists some illnesses and injuries as exclusions that are not covered by its pet insurance. The type of policy also affects what is covered.

It’s important to read the Product Disclosure Statement to find any exclusions listed in a policy and to also consider what illnesses your pet may need coverage for. For more information about what’s not covered by some pet insurance policies, check out our list of 13 common pet insurance exclusions.

You can apply for Woolworths Accidental Injury and Illness Cover as long as your pet is over eight weeks old. You can find more details about this in the Product Disclosure Statement.

It’s important to check with your chosen provider to see if they have an age limit on their policies – older pets tend to be more expensive to cover as they are much more likely to suffer from illness or injury than younger pets.

Alternatively, you can look for a policy that offers lifetime renewal, which means your provider won’t cancel your policy due to an ageing pet, as long as you continue to meet your requirements as a customer.

You may be required to provide a full veterinary history from your Vet when submitting a claim to Woolworths pet insurance for the first time. You may also need to provide veterinary records if you apply for your pet’s pre-existing conditions to be reviewed. Read the Product Disclosure Statement for more details.

Yes, you can visit a vet of your choice as long as they are licensed in and currently registered in Australia.

Yes. The annual benefit limit and claim terms and conditions for Woolworths pet insurance is outlined in the Product Disclosure Statement. Find out more about pet insurance benefit limits and how much you can claim here.

Woolworths allows you to receive a reimbursement of vet expenses as per the benefit percentage selected by you which can be seen on your Certificate of Insurance. The reimbursement you receive will depend on the age of your pet and your choice of insurance cover.

You can lodge a claim with Woolworths pet insurance online or by post. If you are submitting a claim via post, you will need to request a form by calling 1300 101 234 or download the form online.

Your Woolworths pet insurance policy will automatically renew if you choose not to alter or cancel it after receiving your renewal notice. If you’re not sure whether to renew or switch, here’s our guide to renewing your pet insurance policy.

Make sure you compare pet insurance policies before simply renewing the same policy, so that you continue to get outstanding value insurance at the right price:

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Woolworths is a household name across Australia. It first opened its doors in 1924 as a basement shop in a Sydney arcade. Since then the brand has expanded all across Australia, providing everything from fresh food to insurance in its list of services.

Woolworths Insurance covers a broad range of simple, straightforward cover, including for cars, homes, landlords, travel, life and pets.

Fun fact: famous and much-loved television personality and veterinarian Dr Harry Cooper is the brand ambassador for Woolworths pet insurance.

Written by: Ellie McLachlan | Last updated: