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Buying bird insurance

You can insure parrots, macaws, parakeets, love birds, budgies and all types of exotic bird to protect your finances and to help pay vet’s bills
Should I insure my pet bird?

This depends on a number of factors such as the type of bird, the price you paid, where you keep the bird, the age of the bird and the health of the bird. If your bird and/equipment is expensive, or you feel that you would struggle to pay bills if your bird should fall ill, then you should think about buying insurance.

What bird insurance is available?

There are a number of insurance companies that specialise in parrot insurance or exotic bird insurance. Other insurance companies will provide a general policy for birds. Some will give discounts for more than one bird and some will also include insurance for equipment, bird-rooms and aviaries. You can take out insurance to cover vet’s fees, public liability, personal accident, loss and theft.

How do I find a suitable bird insurance policy?

You can find a suitable policy by following these tips:

How much is bird insurance?

Prices vary considerably and depend on the type of bird you wish to insure, where the bird is kept, where you live, the age of the bird, previous medical history and the type of policy you choose. Obtain quotations from a number of different companies so that you can compare and contrast prices. Make sure that you get all the cover you require, but don’t pay for features that you don’t need. You can also seek advice from your vet.