Information about our policy and COVID-19
Updated: 05th January 2021
Further to the Government’s announcement of a National Lockdown, you will continue to be covered under your policy as long as you comply with all relevant laws and regulations, and keep up-to-date and adhere to national and / or regional guidelines. You should seek advice from your local council/authority if unsure. We are not able to provide guidance on the Government’s Guidelines and suggest you review the latest rules here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
If you have any other questions relating to Covid-19 and your policy, please read our FAQ’s by clicking here.
Specialist Insurance for your Pet Taxi Business
Your pet taxi insurance policy will include Public Liability as standard. It will also include Care, Custody and Control, or animal liability, which protects you in case you accidentally lose or injure an animal which is under your care.
It will offer £10,000 worth cover for lost keys, whilst additional levels of protection can be added such as Personal Accident and Professional Indemnity insurance.
Our insurance for pet taxiing protects you should a claim arise following an injury to a member of the public, a pet owner or an animal in your care. You will also be covered for damage caused to other property as a result of the actions of your business.
Monthly payment plans are available with 0% APR. Alternatively you can pay for it in one lump sum from just £73.59. Our easy to use website allows you to get a quote and take out cover in minutes.
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There is no need to take out multiple policies if you are a groomer, sitter and walker, as we cover you for all our activities under one policy. As standard, you are covered for the following business activities with our Pet Business Insurance policy:
- Dog and Cat Grooming (Includes Hand Scissoring, Clipping, Wash and Blow Dry, Hand Stripping, De-Shedding, Nail Cutting, Ear Plucking & Cleaning, Anal Gland Expression) & (EMMI) Tooth Brushing
- Dog Hydrotherapy
- Dog Training
- Dog Walking (For walking up to six dogs)
- Pet Behaviourist
- Pet Boarding
- Pet Microchipping
- Pet Minding
- Pet Sitting
- Pet Taxi
- Pet Transportation
Why choose Protectivity?
Fast & Straightforward Process
We aim to make buying insurance easy, that’s why you can get a quote for your pet taxi business Insurance policy and buy your cover in just a few minutes.
14 Activities Covered
Whether your business offers pet taxi, grooming or dog walking services, we provide cover for 14 different pet care activities at no extra cost.
Specialists in the Pet Industry
We’re one of the leading providers of insurance for pet care businesses, meaning our experienced team can provide the after-sales support you need.
Excellent Claims Handling
Our specialist claims handlers aim to deal with any claim you have, minor or serious, quickly, without causing disruption to your business.
What's included in your Pet Taxi Insurance policy?
Our policies include the following benefits as standard:
Your choice of between £1 million and £10 million worth of cover in case of injury or damage to a third party or their property caused by your business’s actions or by an animal in your care.
In the event that you lose a client’s keys, you are covered up to £10,000 for new keys, replacement locks, the cost of re-setting intruder alarms and associated call-out costs.
Care, Custody & Control
Up to £50,000 worth of cover is provided for the animals in your care (up to £25,000 per animal) in the instance of accidental loss, injury, illness or death of that animal in your care, custody or control of that of any of your staff.
Close Family Extension
Your close family members are included under your policy as standard. Therefore, if you employ your husband, wife, son, daughter or any other close family, you do not need to take out Employers’ Liability.
Similar to the Care, Custody and Control benefit, you are also covered for accidental loss, injury, illness or death to an animal in your care during the course of service delivery through no fault of your business.
As standard, we provide £250 worth of cover for your equipment against theft, loss and accidental damage, free of charge. You can increase the protection of your items up to the value of £30,000.
I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens.
Fantastic claims handling
From a cut paw to something more serious, it’s never nice when something happens to an animal in your care. That’s why we’re committed to making our claims process as smooth and efficient as possible.
If you need to make a claim, just click the link below, select the relevant form and fill in the details and we’ll take it from there.
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Further information on our policy
If you have any other questions regarding our Pet Business Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.