Jetset pet owners can now buy cover on the web. Lloyd's insurer Kiln is underwriting the first online pet travel insurance scheme called

The site is linked to internet entrepreneur Darryl Mattock's new venture – – where a range of insurance services including accident, household, life, travel and office are available. offers insurance for dogs and cats up to ten years old travelling with their owners to the Continent.

Benefits include :
- £2,500 of veterinary and emergency expenses
- £5,000 for cancellation
- £1,000 for curtailment
- £750 for death of the animal
- £750 for theft or straying of the animal
- £250 total for the costs of any enforced quarantine on return to the UK.

Cover is available for single trips or annually. For example, taking a pet to Europe for 14 days costs £17.50 (including Insurance Premium Tax) while annual cover costs £50 (including IPT).

Henry Glasse, Kiln's underwriter said: "Being able to access pet travel insurance on line enables owners to take out cover any time they need it. They won't have to wait for normal business hours; better still take out the annual cover."