Pet Insurance for Dogs and Cats

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AA Pet Insurance

We know what matters when it comes to looking after New Zealand’s dogs and cats. Our comprehensive pet insurance can help support you and your furry friend every step of the way, from your puppy and kitten’s early weeks and into their later years.

We’ve created a plan that you can adjust to suit your needs, with a simple online application process, so that you can relax and enjoy life with your most huggable family member.

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Why choose us

Quick

Fetch a quote online in minutes so you can spend more time with your four-legged friends. All you need are a few basic details, like the name, age and breed of your dog or cat.

Simple

We’ve created one product to keep things easy – simply choose the benefit limit and excess you want. Plus, you can also select our Paw Care add-on when you apply.

Trusted

With the AA being one of NZ’s trusted brands, we’re proud to take care of Kiwis’ insurance needs, helping to eliminate stress and uncertainty.

Supportive

We love pets too! Our friendly team of pet lovers are here to help answer your questions and support you through any claims.

What we cover

Three annual benefit limits to choose from - $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000. Your benefit limit is the highest amount that we’ll pay in a policy year. A higher benefit limit means you can claim more each year.

Choose from $0, $100, $250, or $500 excess options. The higher the excess, the lower your premium will be.

You can add the Paw Care package to your policy to cover things like vaccinations and other regular vet care expenses, or you can keep your policy simply for illness and injury.

AA Pet Insurance Benefits

  • AA Member discount
    • AA Members can receive a 5% discount on each policy – simply provide a valid AA Membership number on application*.

  • We cover up to 80% of your eligible vet bills
    • If your pet gets sick or has an accidental injury, we’ll reimburse up to 80% of your eligible vet costs up to your benefit limit.

  • Flexible cover options
    • Choose how much you pay by selecting your benefit limit and excess.

  • No upper age limit once insured
    • With us, you can insure pets that are as young as 8 weeks old up to their 9th birthday. Once insured, your pet is covered for their lifetime as long as there’s no break in cover.

  • Some pre-existing conditions may be covered after 18 months
    • Unlike most pet insurers in New Zealand, we can cover some pre-existing conditions depending on whether they are considered a temporary or chronic condition. If your pet has a temporary condition that occurred or existed before you took out the policy (or arises during the relevant waiting period) but has been symptom-free for 18 months, you can apply for your pet to be covered for that condition under the policy.

  • Optional add-on for routine care
    • Our Paw Care add-on allows you to claim for regular vet items like vaccinations, microchipping, registration costs, flea control, regular blood tests, and more.

  • We’ve made claims easy.
    • We have a quick and simple online claims process. Simply log into your Claims Portal to lodge a claim and upload your claim supporting documents. No printing and filling out paper forms needed. Your claim will be processed quickly, and we’ll email you with updates and make payment directly to your bank account.

This is a summary only. Benefit limits, sub-limits, conditions, waiting periods and exclusions apply. For full details please refer to the Policy Wording.

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Have a question?

Our friendly, pet-loving team are here to help. Give them a call to learn more about the policy. We’re available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

0800 700 555

The Insurer

AA Pet Insurance policies are brought to you by the New Zealand Automobile Association Incorporated (AA), are administered and managed by PetSure (Australia) Pty Ltd, and are underwritten by The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd.

Financial Strength Rating

The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd has a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) issued by A.M.Best Company Inc. For more details on the Financial Strength Rating, please click here.

Financial advice

Our website provides general information about our products and services to help you make choices when it comes to protecting the things in life that really matter. The information doesn’t take into account your specific financial situation, needs or goals and is not intended to be financial advice.

If you'd like to receive financial advice, you should get professional advice from a registered financial adviser.