Our accident-only plan starts from less than $1 per day*      Tell me more
Get your pet comprehensive cover from only $0.56 a day*      Tell me more
6 weeks FREE cover for puppies and kittens* Claim up to $1,500      Tell me more

Why we’re number 1 with Kiwis and pets

At Southern Cross Pet Insurance, we have New Zealand’s most satisfied customers* and – not to scratch behind our own ears – we’re awfully proud of that. We’re also chuffed to be a trusted partner of the New Zealand Veterinary Association and proud supporter of the SPCA.

We love looking after New Zealanders’ pets. And here’s why Kiwis and their pets love us back:

We look after the whole family
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Simple plans for all budgets
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Coverage for inherited conditions
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Discounts for multiple pets
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Add extra cover like dental
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*Canstar Gold Most Satisfied Customers Award - Pet Insurance 2018-2019
In 2018, we paid out over $7.8 million in claims.
In 2018, claims were paid on average within 9 working days of being received.

How much does a trip to the vet cost?

Pets don’t have purses or pockets, so a surprise trip to the vet will be coming out of yours. Here’s what it could cost, based on claims we’ve paid:

Zoom developed a skin problem
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Consultations, medication, testing and immunotherapy. So far paid:
$6,000
Archie ate a
piece of string
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Surgery, consultations, medication and diagnostic imaging. So far paid:
$4,000
Max was hit by
a ute
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Consultations, MRI, X-ray and medication. So far paid:
$2,500
Jimmy developed bladder cancer
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Surgery, consultations, medication, tests and imaging. So far paid:
$2,000

Choose the right plan for you

Picking a plan is easy with us, with two types of plans and plenty of options.

Compare our plans
This chart has been designed to give you a quick overview of our pet insurance plans. For full policy terms (including definitions, limitations and exclusions) please see the policy documents

We work closely with Vets and SPCA

Looking after the health of our pets takes many hands and hearts. That’s why we’ve partnered closely with the New Zealand Veterinary Association and SPCA. Together we’re all working hard to help more Kiwi pets live happier, healthier lives.

It’s good to know when you choose Southern Cross Pet Insurance, you’re supporting their amazing work and the wellbeing of all animals in New Zealand.

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