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Does my Car Insurance cover injury to my pet?

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Last updated 20 March 2017

When we have agreed to pay a claim under an Insured Event, we will also cover reasonable veterinary expenses up to $1,000, if a domestic dog or cat is injured as a result of a collision, impact damage or fire. We will not cover the costs incurred after the death of a pet, nor will we cover costs when they are not secured or restrained at the time of the incident. The pet needs to be owned by the:

  • policyholder;
  • a family member; or
  • a declared driver

You can make a claim online, or by calling us on 13 2423 between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday, or 8am to 5pm, Saturday (Sydney/Melbourne time).

Important information: 
Car Insurance is provided by Commonwealth Insurance Limited ABN 96 067 524 216 AFSL 235030 (CIL). CommInsure is a registered business name of CIL. CIL is a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 (The Bank). The Bank does not guarantee the obligations or performance of CIL or the products it offers. This information is provided by CIL and where we refer to ‘we’, 'us' and ‘our’, we mean CIL. You can download the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) by clicking on the links, or by calling us on 13 2423 for a paper copy.

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