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Petotum and Etiqa General Insurance Redefine the future of pet insurance

Malaysia
HRH Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Hajah Norashikin graced the launch of PAWer Insurance, a collaborative effort by Etiqa General Insurance Berhad and Petotum

Etiqa General Insurance Berhad in a collaborative effort with Petotum, Southeast Asia’s first pet ecosystem platform, have proudly unveiled ‘PAWer Insurance’, a groundbreaking comprehensive pet insurance plan that harnesses the full potential of technology to offer unprecedented convenience to pet owners. This dynamic partnership ushers in a new era of responsible animal ownership and insurance, redefining how people purchase insurance online and advancing the veterinary industry in Malaysia.

PAWer Insurance introduces innovative features including cashless admission at panel veterinary clinics and a seamless claims experience for pet owners. Beyond insurance, “PAWer Insurance” is poised to unlock the full potential of the veterinary industry in Malaysia and contribute to responsible animal ownership and animal welfare efforts.

Key Highlights of “PAWer Insurance” and the Pioneering Collaboration:

  1. Asia’s First Digital Pet Insurance with Cashless Admission: ‘PAWer Insurance’ is set to become the first-of-its-kind digital pet insurance in Asia, setting a new standard for the region with cashless admission at panel veterinary clinics. Pet owners can now access care for their beloved pets without the hassle of upfront payments.
  2. Third-party liability coverage: Etiqa covers the cost of your pet causing injury or damage to others with a reimbursement up to RM 50,000.
  3. Seamless Claims Experience: The collaboration between Etiqa General Insurance and Petotum streamlines the claims process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for pet owners and veterinary clinics when seeking reimbursement for veterinary expenses.
  4. Revolutionary Technology: Petotum, as the technology partner, has integrated its cutting-edge platform with Etiqa’s insurance solutions, reshaping the way pet insurance is purchased online. This innovation simplifies the process, making it effortless for pet owners to secure coverage.
  5. Advancing the Veterinary Industry: ‘PAWer Insurance’ leverages the full potential of the veterinary industry in Malaysia, promoting access to quality pet care and encouraging responsible animal ownership practices.

Etiqa General Insurance Berhad and Petotum are also excited to work closely with the veterinary industry, calling on veterinary clinics to register as panel vet clinics with Petotum. This partnership will help further streamline the healthcare process for pets and reinforce responsible animal ownership practices.

Fukhairudin Mohd Yusof, CEO of Etiqa General Insurance Berhad, expressed his excitement on this groundbreaking partnership, “By leveraging on our combined expertise, Etiqa General Insurance Berhad aims to offer comprehensive insurance products that protects what matters most to pet owners, combined with seamless customer experience. PAWer Insurance is a testament to Etiqa’s dedication in realizing its corporate mission of Making the World a Better Place, by protecting pets and spreading awareness of its importance. Our collaboration with Petotum represents a significant leap in innovation within the insurance industry and sets a new standard for convenience.”

Petotum, as the first pet ecosystem platform in Southeast Asia, is thrilled to be at the forefront of this transformative initiative. Afifah Basir, CEO of Petotum, stated, “We are proud to be the technology partner for ‘PAWer Insurance,’ bringing a new dimension to responsible pet ownership and insurance in the region. Our platform’s integration with Etiqa General Insurance Berhad redefines the online insurance purchasing experience. This collaboration is a testament to the positive impact technology can have on the lives of pets and their owners. We believe it will not only benefit the pet industry in Malaysia but also serve as an example for responsible animal ownership worldwide.”

“PAWer Insurance” by Etiqa General Insurance Berhad and Petotum marks a significant milestone in the pet insurance landscape, offering pet owners unmatched convenience and comprehensive coverage while advancing the veterinary industry in Malaysia.

To learn more about “PAWer Insurance” and the Responsible Animal Ownership Initiative, please visit https://pawer.petotum.com.