Having the right information on your insurance policy will help to make sure it stays valid.
According to recent research, one in 10 of us has had our home burgled.
But disembark from the ferry in France and you could find that you’re driving on the wrong side of the law as well as the road.
According to Axa, an estimated 10 million people plan to drive their cars abroad this summer.
Declare any points which have disappeared from your licence.
After 3 years they might not apply to your licence, but your insurer may want to know details of any points in the last 5 years.
Activate your alarm whenever you leave your home, even if it’s just for a few minutes. Thefts must be reported to the police within 24 hours in order to obtain a crime number. Report all thefts to the police as soon as possible and get a crime number. Failure to secure valuables in the garden that are not specifically covered by the policy (barbeques, lawn mowers etc.) Check what is insured for use in the garden.
Extend your policy to include valuables likely to be outside during hot weather.It’s an easy thing to do, especially if you’re in a hurry, but it does make a burglar’s job much easier.You should always read the small print of any contract you sign, and home insurance should be no exception.Worringly, a recent survey by price comparison site u Switch found that almost one in five motorists who have a pet don’t restrain them while transporting them.Once you’ve bought your car insurance, you most likely you tuck it away safe in the knowledge that you’re covered.Make sure you tell your insurer about any convictions for driving offences or points on your licence you may have had in the past.