Extra Christmas cover for homeowners from the Post Office
The Post Office is offering its home insurance customers an early
Christmas present, by increasing its contents cover by ten per cent
According to the insurance provider, the festive period often means
that people have more valuable gifts in their homes than at other
times of the year.
Homeowners who have cover through the Post Office will not be
charged any additional premiums and the level of protection will be
Richard Pennant-Jones, head of home insurance at the organisation,
commented: "By automatically raising the level of cover over the
Christmas period Post Office customers can enjoy the party season
safe in the knowledge that their gifts are fully protected."
Additionally, any customers who purchase their combined home
buildings and contents insurance in a branch will be eligible to
receive a £25 winter fuel voucher or cash-back 60 days after
taking out a policy.
In other home insurance news, AXA has warned that burst pipes could
be just as much a threat to homes this Christmas as burglary.
According to the insurance company, more of its customers claimed
for "escape of water" over December and January last year than for
either fire or theft.