Chinchilla Insurance

Chinchilla insurance with ExoticDirect can cover your pet for up to £2,000 of vet fees. Meaning that you can focus on providing your pet with the treatment she needs, not what you can afford.

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What chinchilla insurance policies do we offer?


  • Vet fee cover for accidental injury or illness up to £2,000 per pet, per policy period


  • Vet fee cover for accidental injury or illness up to £2,000 per policy period

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Why should I insure my Chinchilla?

You never know when your pet is going to become ill, and just as any other member of your family, you want her to get the best possible treatment if ill. Sadly vet bills can be very expensive, even for Chinchillas. Pet insurance can mean the difference between the treatment your Chinchilla needs, and what you can afford.

How much does Chinchilla insurance cost?

  • Chinchilla insurance with ExoticDirect costs around £14 a month, spread over 10 (0% APR) interest free installments.

Vet fee costs for Chinchillas

The following claims have been paid by ExoticDirect in 2016:

  • £668 for a heart murmour
  • £489 to investigate weight loss
  • £405 for renal failure

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Why ExoticDirect?

  • We've been insuring exotic pets since 1996 - meaning that we have many years of experience when it comes to understanding the problems you may face as a pet owner
  • 93% of our customers renew their policies with us - demonstrating our commitment to customer service.
  • As a small team we can offer you a more personalised experience. We don't believe in large call centres, where you may not speak to the same person more than once.
  • We aim to process claims within 5 working days, offering you that extra peace of mind
  • We offer a (0% APR) Direct Debit scheme, meaning you can spread payments easily over 10 monthly installments.

Policy Benefits

Interest Free Direct Debit

You can easily spread the cost of your policy over 10 months with our interest free (0% APR) Direct Debit Scheme. We also offer a choice of 3 payment dates, so that you can pick which is best for you.

Suitable policies

We don’t believe in one size fits all policies, as these aren’t best for your pet or your budget. Our policy cover is designed to be suitable for your pet type. All you need to do is decide the level of cover you require.

Peace of mind

We're proud to hold a 79% renewal rate, demonstrating the value our insurance holds for our customers.

5 day claims turnaround

We aim to process claims within 5 days of receipt, so that you’re not left waiting for a claim decision at a difficult time.

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