bunn (bunn) wrote,
bunn
bunn

  • Mood:

Dog insurance 2009

Last year I was somewhat horrified by Mollydog's insurance renewal at £280 (Axa), but eventually decided to pay it.

Today I have had Az's insurance renewal from Tesco. £471.12! And that's with a 5% discount!

Az is a lurcher, so should theoretically be cheaper to insure than Mollydog, as Az is a crossbreed and Mollydog has a pedigree. But then Molls is a year younger: Tesco are quoting based on Az being 10 years 3 months, though of course I don't have any proof of that.

I'm going to get a quote from Axa for Az (IF they'll take him, most companies don't let you switch once the dog is 8 or 9). If I can't get it down a bit, I'll look for something that just covers liability insurance and set up a savings account for him instead, and hope to have a few years more before he gets anything serious.

*edit - I checked Axa for Az, and by putting his excess up to £75 I got him down to £205 pa! That's more like it!
Tags: dogs, insurance
Subscribe

  • Probably Ritual

    This Stick Man was erected last year in the first wave of enthusiasm during lockdown when lots of people put up banners and flags and so on…

  • January continues unabated.

    Yesterday I was a bit worried because Theo reacted to several dogs we saw. Lockdown fever again. He's still getting walks, but because of the…

  • The Day the Jazz Came

    I wrote this for a short story competition. It didn't get placed (there were 400 entries, apparently, so I don't feel too bad!) so I'm…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 4 comments