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Homebase Pet Insurance - Platinum

Policy Details

Policy TypeVet Fees LimitExcess RangeContribution RangeMaximum AgeWaiting PeriodVet HelplinePay Vet DirectPrice Comparison SitesOnline DiscountMultiple Pet Discount
Lifetime Annual Benefit £ 7,500 £75-£175 None None 10 Days 10%10%


Whilst we have taken great care in ensuring the information below is accurate, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy and you must check all the details with the insurer before purchasing the policy.
The details below relate to the current policy available from the insurer. Terms for existing policies you have may be different.

  • Key Points
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Excess/Contribution
  • Older Pets
  • Can increase excess up to £175 to reduce premium.
    Will not pay for accidents occuring in the first 48 hours of the policy.
    No contribution for pets of any age.
    No separate limit for complementary therapy treatment.
    Includes comprehensive travel cover (for unlimited travel to EU countries which are members of the PET travel scheme).
    Does not include dental treatment (except for injuries).
    Does not cover the cost of prescription food or behavioural treatment.
    Hydrotherapy is limited to 10 sessions per condition.

  • Homebase pet insurance will pay for the following therapies. There is no separate cover limit. They are paid out of the vet fees limit.

    Hydrotherapy (limited to 10 sessions)
    Chiropractic treatment
    Herbal Medicine

  • The standard excess is £75 per condition per policy year.
    You can increase this up to a maximum of £175 in return for a lower premium
    The excess for third party public liability claims is £100.
    There are no contribution payments for dogs of any age.

  • There is no age limit for taking out a new policy.
    There are no contribution payments for dogs of any age.
    You cannot claim the death benefit if your dog dies as a result of illness after their 9th birthday.

Benefits Covered? Cover Limits
Additional Benefits

Third Party Public Liability

£ 2,000,000

Death/Loss Benefits

Accidental Death

£ 1,500

Death by Illness

£ 1,500

Lost or Stolen

£ 1,500

Emergency Care (Boarding Fees)

Boarding Kennels

£ 1,500

Daily Minding

Overseas Travel

Vet Treatment Abroad



£ 1,500

Loss of Documents

£ 250

Repeat Worming

£ 1,000

Emergency Expenses

£ 1,000

Other Benefits


£ 1,500

Holiday Cancellation

£ 5,000

Accidental Damage

£ 500

Behaviour Consultation


Referral Travel Cost

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