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Home Insurance for over 50s

The path to a safe and secure home starts with Age Co Home Insurance.

Age Co Home Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited, and underwritten by Ageas Insurance Limited.

  • No hidden admin fees
  • UK based call centre
  • 'New for Old' cover
  • Award Winning Service^
  • 24-hour legal helpline
Donations to Age UK’s charitable work from Age Co sales are expected to reach £3 million each year

Buildings Insurance

Buildings insurance is there to protect your home from risks such as fire, flood and storm damage, fallen trees or lampposts, or theft and vandalism. It covers the cost of rebuilding your home should something happen and also protects any outbuildings, garages and sheds. It’s important to note that buildings insurance does not cover your possessions or items in your home - for this, you will need contents insurance. 

With Age Co Home Insurance, you can start saving straight away!

If you move to Age Co Home Insurance and cancel your current insurance, you'll be refunded any cancellation fees that your current insurer charges - up to £55‡.  Simply download and return the cancellation charge refund form. Please check that Age Co Home Insurance will cover your home and what you will be charged by your current insurer before cancelling your existing policy. 

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Age Co over 50s Home Insurance offers both buildings insurance and contents insurance, which can be bought separately or as a package. 

 


What does building insurance cover?

Age Co's buildings insurance covers

  • Your property up to £500,000† rebuilding costs
  • Fixtures and fittings
  • Garages, paths, drives and patios
  • Garden walls
  • Outbuildings
  • Accidental damage cover (optional add-on for an extra cost)

Please note, insurance for a non-standard construction property would be based on the customer’s sum-insured amount for the rebuild cost. Cover cannot be provided if you are not the owner.

Buildings insurance will also cover you against:

  • Fire, explosion, lightning, earthquake
  • Collision or impact by vehicle, train, aircraft or animal
  • Riot or malicious damage
  • Water or oil leaks from fixed installations
  • Theft or attempted theft
  • Falling trees, branches, telegraph poles and lamp posts

For full details, please refer to the Home Insurance policy documents. Terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions apply.

Home Insurance (underwritten by Ageas) Policy Document

Home Insurance (underwritten by Prestige) Policy Document

Below, you can find out exactly what is covered when you take out Age Co Home Insurance for over 50s.

Does building insurance cover leaks?

Your home is covered against water damage that occurs from frozen pipes, leaking appliances (such as a washing machine, dishwasher, water bed or fish tank) and heat or drainage installation. You’ll also be reimbursed for any costs you’ve acquired in finding where the water is coming from.

Does building insurance cover roof repairs?

If your roof is made from slate, tile, metal, concrete or asphalt or is turnerised (made from metal with a layer of bitumen coating), your roof will be coveredfor damage caused by incidents such as fire, explosion, lightning, storm, falling trees and subsidence. However, general wear and tear, such as defective rendering, is not covered. You cannot claim for having a chimney repointed or for general roof maintenance.

Does building insurance cover subsidence?

Subsidence can be a major problem for a house, causing large cracks and instability. However, with Age Co buildings insurance, subsidence and ground heave of the site your home stands on are covered, though there are some exclusions that you should be aware of. These include if the subsidence is caused by the sea or a river, faulty design, materials that are shrinking and expanding when they shouldn’t or subsidence that started before your policy start date.

The excess will be £1,000 for subsidence claims, however, for a property that is under 10 years old, this reduces to £100.

Does building insurance cover burst pipes?

Age Co buildings insurance covers burst pipes. If you find that this problem is happening regularly, you should lag the outside water taps to prevent them from freezing or look into installing additional insulation.

Are garden walls covered by buildings insurance?

Buildings insurance will cover almost every structure on your property boundary, including garden walls, paths, driveways, tennis courts and permanent swimming pools or jacuzzis.

Is dry rot covered by buildings insurance?

Dry rot can be very destructive and it is for this reason that many insurance providers don’t offer cover for an infestation, including Age Co.

Dry rot is a type of fungus that decays wood and spreads very quickly. Once an outbreak has occurred, it can be very difficult to control and it is expensive to replace wooden fixtures that have been affected, like timber beams and door or window frames.

However, you may find that if the dry rot has been caused by an incident that is covered on your insurance, such as a leak, then it is possible that you may be covered for the damage that’s been done.

Contents Insurance

While buildings insurance protects the structure and foundations of your home, contents insurance is designed to protect the belongings inside your home and garden. It can provide you with the reassurance that the things you value are protected. 

If you only need to insure your belongings, for example, if you are in rented accommodation where the landlord arranges the buildings insurance, you could be covered by Age Co Contents Insurance from as little as £59.23~. 

Age Co over 50s Home Insurance offers both buildings insurance and contents insurance, which can be bought separately or as a package. 

Below is a summary of what contents insurance will cover. For full details, please refer to the Home Insurance policy document.  


What does contents insurance cover? 

Contents insurance is there to cover: 

  • Loss or damage to household goods
  • Replacement of external locks if keys are lost away from your home or stolen
  • Theft of valuables, including jewellery, money and credit cards 

Your rent payments could also be covered, as well as alternative accommodation costs if an incident means that your home can’t be lived in. Accidental Damage Cover can be included as an optional extra should you require it, for an additional fee. 

Contents cover is available up to £60,000. Increased contents cover of up to £100,000 may also be available, subject to terms and conditions. Read our guide on how to value your home’s contents and see how much cover you need. 

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The contents of your home will be protected against certain accidents or disasters, including: 

  • Fire, explosion, lightning, earthquake
  • Storm or flood
  • Collision or impact by vehicle, train, aircraft or animal
  • Riot or malicious damage
  • Water or oil leaks from fixed installations
  • Theft or attempted theft
  • Falling trees, branches, telegraph poles and lamp posts
  • Subsidence, ground heave or landslip^^

Does contents insurance cover fixtures and fittings? 

Generally, fixtures and fittings are covered by buildings insurance and not contents insurance. This is because they are things that are permanent, stay in the home or are built-in, such as fitted wardrobes, kitchen units, wall lights, etc. Buildings insurance typically also covers garden walls, fences and paths. 

Instead, contents insurance covers household goods, valuables and personal belongings, such as jewellery, clocks, musical instruments or antique furniture. This even includes the food inside your fridge and freezer, credit cards and cash. Therefore, it’s a good idea to take out both buildings and contents insurance to be sure that everything inside and outside your home is protected. 

Items that are not covered under contents insurance include business equipment (owned by a business and not by you personally). Any item that is lost or misplaced in the home is not covered either, unless you have Personal Belongings Cover. Garden equipment, such as furniture, barbeques, lawnmowers, etc. are covered, but trees, shrubs and plants are not. 

Does contents insurance cover accidental damage? 

Accidental damage is usually defined as unexpected and unintended damage caused by something sudden and external. There are, however, certain occasions when the accidental damage may not be covered. For instance, accidental breakage to televisions and desktop computers is covered, unless the damage was caused by cleaning, maintaining, adjusting or misusing the item, by wear and tear, by electrical or mechanical breakdown or by computer viruses. 

You should check your policy document to find out what is and isn’t covered under accidental damage. 

Is a washing machine covered in contents insurance? 

A washing machine will likely be covered by buildings insurance and not contents insurance as it’s a permanent fixture in your home. However, you should be aware that if it’s broken from general wear and tear or mechanical breakdown, you won’t be able to claim on your insurance for a replacement. 

Any contents that are damaged because of a leak from your washing machine are also covered, and you could receive compensation for these to be replaced. 

Does contents insurance cover boilers? 

Boilers are generally not covered under your home insurance. This is because a boiler usually breaks down because of poor maintenance, a mechanical failure or age. If you would like to have boiler protection, you can take out additional home emergency cover. This will cover not just the boiler, but your home’s entire central heating system. It can also cover the removal of wasps’ nests and mice within your home. 

Are carpets covered under contents insurance? 

Carpets are generally included as a fixture of your home, and therefore is covered by buildings insurance and not contents insurance. 

Does contents insurance cover water damage? 

When your home becomes water damaged, either due to a leak or a flood, fixtures and fittings such as carpets, built-in furniture, fencing, etc. will need replacing. However, the contents of your home, such as mobile furniture, books and clothing, will need to be replaced too. This is why it’s so important to have both buildings and contents insurance. Buildings insurance will cover the former, while contents insurance will cover the latter. 

Your contents insurance will also protect you against the cost of finding the source of the water. For instance, a pipe in your home may be leaking, but it could be difficult to detect where the water is coming from. With buildings insurance, any damage to the walls, floors and ceilings caused when locating the source of the leak will also be covered.

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Coverage
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Information sourced on 17 July 2020 for new online policies from Defaqto Matrix.

What your policy will cover

See what is and isn't covered by Age Co's combined buildings and contents Home Insurance.

In addition to this summary of cover, please refer to the Home Insurance Policy Document for terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions and to the Buildings & Contents Cover Product Information Document for details specific to your quotation.

Buildings insurance 
Standard policy limits
Loss or damage to the building, as covered by your policy
The maximum claim limit shown on your building insurance policy schedule
Trace and access source of leak for escape of water and escape of oil causes Up to the maximum claim limit shown on your policy schedule
Property owners' liability £2 million
Cover for rent or alternative accommodation costs if your home can't be lived in due to an insured event
20% of the building's maximum claim limit shown on your policy schedule
Contents insurance Standard policy limits
Loss or damage to your home contents, as covered by your policy The maximum claim limit shown on your contents insurance policy schedule
Maximum claim limit for any valuable £2,000. Cover for higher valued items may be available upon request
Valuables in the home The maximum claim limit shown on your policy schedule
Money £500
Credit cards £1,000 
Freezer food  £1,000 
Public and personal liability £2 million 
Unpaid damages £2 million 
Tenant's liability 20% of the maximum claim limit for contents shown on your policy schedule 
Loss or damage to contents during removal Up to the maximum claim limit for contents shown on your policy schedule 
10% increase in the maximum claim limit for religious festivals, birthdays, family wedding and civil partnership ceremonies  Maximum claim limit for contents increased by 10% 
Counselling fees  £1,000 
Garden cover  £1,500 
Accidental breakage to audio/visual equipment, DVD equipment, fixed glass in furniture, mirrors and desk-top computers   Up to the maximum claim limit for contents shown on your policy schedule 
Fraudulent use of credit cards £1,000 
Carer's contents  £250
Items covered while living in a nursing home, residential care home or staying with family or friends Up to 20% of the maximum claim limit for contents shown on your policy schedule 
Medical equipment on loan  £5,000 
Accidental damage to wheelchairs and stairlifts in the home  Up to the maximum claim limit for contents shown on your policy schedule
Rent and alternative accommodation  20% of the contents' maximum claim limit shown on your policy schedule 

Additional benefits available to you 24 hours, 365 days a year:

  • Identity theft advice. If you are a victim of or worried about identity theft, there is advice and guidance.
  • 24-Hour Domestic Assistance Service.  If you have an emergency in your home, the service provider Arc Legal Assistance Ltd can arrange help from an authorised contractor. The contractor's costs or call out fees will only be repaid if they are covered by your Home Insurance policy or Home Emergency policy (minus any excess).
  • Optional additional voluntary excess. If you agree to pay an additional excess of £50, £100 or £250 for your buildings and contents insurance cover, you may reduce your insurance premium. This is on top of the standard £45 policy excess‡.
  • 24-hour legal helpline. Expert, independent and confidential advice on any legal problem arising under the laws of any member country of the EU or the Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Switzerland or Norway.

Significant exclusions:

Buildings Insurance

Loss or damage caused by weight of snow. Loss or damage to gates and fences caused by storm or flood. 

Contents Insurance

Loss or damage caused by weight of snow. Theft or attempted theft when your home or any part of it is lent, let or sublet to or occupied by someone who is not a member of your family, unless damaged was caused because force was used to get in or out of the building.

General policy exclusions applicable to all sections and optional extras

Property covered by another policy of insurance. Any criminal or deliberate act by you or your family. Loss or damage caused by wear and tear or lack of maintenance.

Policy options and extras

Choose from a wide range of optional extras to tailor the cover to suit you.

For an additional charge, you can add these optional extras to your insurance cover. Please download our policy document for full terms and conditions.

Cover

Standard policy limits

Significant exclusions

Accidental damage to buildings and contents Up to the buildings' or contents' maximum claim limit shown on your policy schedule
  • Damage caused by or resulting from chewing, scratching, tearing or fouling by domestic animals or pets.
  • Damage caused by or resulting from wet rot or dry rot or other gradual causes.
Unspecified personal belongings Limited to £1,000 - £5,000
  • Any amount over £1,000 for theft or disappearance of property from unattended locked motor vehicles.
  • Loss or damage caused by theft or attempted theft from an unlocked hotel room, motel room, bed & breakfast room or other similar temporary lodging.
  • Loss or damage caused to dentures whilst being used for eating and to crowns, caps or fillings in teeth.
Specified personal belongings Limited to £10,000
  • Any amount over £1,000 for theft or disappearance of property from unattended locked motor vehicles.
  • Loss or damage caused by theft or attempted theft from an unlocked hotel room, motel room, bed & breakfast room or other similar temporary lodging.
  • Loss or damage caused to dentures whilst being used for eating and to crowns, caps or fillings in teeth.
Pedal cycles Limited to £300 unspecified and £1,000 specified
  • Cuts, bursts or punctures to tyres.
  • Theft or attempted theft of an unattended pedal cycle away from the home unless the pedal cycle is either in a locked building or secured by a suitable chain and padlock (or cycle lock) to a post, cycle rack or immovable object.
Static caravan Up to £35,000 for the structure and up to £2,500 for the caravan equipment
  • Malicious damage caused to television sets (and their aerials), satellite receivers or decoders, radios, audio equipment, video recording equipment, DVD players or desk-top computers when your caravan is unoccupied or while the caravan site is closed.
Touring caravan Up to £25,000 for the structure and up to £2,500 for the caravan equipment
  • Loss or damage caused by the caravan being stolen at any time, unless it is fitted with a hitchlock or wheelclamp that is working properly.
Home emergency

To qualify to add Home Emergency cover, the property has to be owned by the policyholder and also their main residence.

Benefits include:

  • complete failure of your central heating system involving a boiler or warm air unit.
  • removal of wasp nests, mice or rats within your home.

Limited to £1,500 during the period of insurance, with a claim limit of £500 per incident. Provides emergency repair by a qualified professional or permanent repair provided this does not exceed the cost of the emergency repair. Claim limits include the cost of call out, labour, materials and VAT.

  • An emergency which happens before the period of insurance starts or within 14 days of the date of first purchase of this policy.
  • Any claim where the home is unoccupied for 60 consecutive days or more.
  • Any replacement costs as a consequence of natural wear and tear or gradual deterioration.
  • Cover unavailable in the Scottish Isles.
 Personal legal protection Provides up to £100,000 of cover to take legal action for things such as employment, contract or property disputes and personal injuries or clinical negligence.
  • There must be more than a 50% chance of success for the claim to be accepted.
  • Costs and expenses incurred before Arc Legal Assistance Ltd accept a claim in writing are not covered.

Age Co Home Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited and provided by a limited panel of insurers (details availble on request).

Documents

If you're an existing customer, please call the friendly UK-based team on 0345 603 0512 if you need postal copies of any of your documents. Calls to 03 numbers use free plan minutes if available, otherwise they cost the same as 01/02 prefix calls.

If your policy reference starts with 'UK' it is underwritten by Ageas. If your policy reference starts with 'AU' it is underwritten by Prestige. If you're unsure or if this doesn't apply, please get in touch.

Product Literature

Home Insurance (underwritten by Ageas)

Home Insurance Policy Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 1 MB)

Buildings & Contents Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 414 KB)

Buildings (Only) Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 413 KB)

Contents (Only) All Risks Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 414 KB)

Contents (Only) Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 414 KB)

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Home Insurance (underwritten by Prestige)

Home Insurance Policy Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 1 MB)

Buildings & Contents Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 411 KB)

Buildings (Only) Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 410 KB)

Contents (Only) All Risks Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 410 KB)

Contents (Only) Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 410 KB)

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Home Emergency Cover - Optional Extra

Home Emergency Cover Policy Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 636 KB)

Home Emergency Cover Product Information Document
(viewable in pdf, file size 407 KB)

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Personal Legal Protection - Optional Extra

Cancellation Charge Refund Form

Cancellation Charge Refund Form
(viewable in pdf, file size 414 KB)

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Make a Claim

24-hour claims helplines:

  • If your policy is underwritten by Ageas Insurance Limited, call 0345 602 5273.
  • If your policy is underwritten by Prestige Underwriting Services Limited, call 0800 028 5273.

If you are unsure who underwrites your policy, you can find this information on your policy schedule, or you can call the Age Co Home Insurance policy administration helpline on 0345 128 7916. Lines open Mon-Fri: 8am to 8pm, Sat: 9am to 1pm.

If you are aware of an incident that might lead to a claim or you need to make a claim, you must do the following as soon as possible:

What you must do for all claims:

  • Tell the police as soon as reasonably possible if something is lost or if you suspect theft or malicious damage.
  • Take all practical steps to get back any property which has been lost.
  • If you have been asked to fill in a claim form, send it back with everything that has been asked for, within 30 days of it being sent to you.
  • Immediately send to your insurer any written claim which is made against you, and provide them with full details of any verbal claims made against you.
  • Take reasonable action to protect the property from further loss or damage.

You must not:

  • Throw away, get rid of or destroy any items that are damaged until you are told to do so.
  • Admit or deny responsibility for any incident; or negotiate or settle any claims made against you by anyone else, unless it has been agreed in writing that you can.

Any claims against you can be negotiated, defended or settled in your name and on your behalf. Legal action can also be taken in your name but for the benefit of the insurer to get back any payment made under the policy.

Words written in bold/italicised have special meanings.
These meanings are explained in the policy definitions section of the policy booklet on pages 7-9.

Age Co Home Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited and provided by a limited panel of insurers^^

Customer reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make a claim?

Simply call the claims helpline (telephone number shown on your policy schedule), which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. An operator will immediately confirm whether your policy covers you for the incident. Please have your policy details available.

If you want to make a claim on your Home Emergency cover, please call 0800 952 3189.

If you want to make a claim on your Personal Legal Protection policy, please call 0333 005 0353 and quote “Age Co Personal Legal Protection”.

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Can anyone take out a home insurance policy?

Age Co Home Insurance is designed with the over 50s in mind, however there is no age restriction and anyone can apply providing your home is:

  • occupied solely by you and your family
  • your permanent residence
  • in the UK or the Isle of Man
  • free from subsidence and underpinning in the last 25 years
  • where the cost of rebuilding does not exceed £500,000
  • not a Grade 1 listed building

In order to provide buildings cover, the property must be owned by you.

Cover cannot be provided if you or anyone living with you has:

  • had a previous insurance subjected to increased terms or conditions or cover withdrawn or refused
  • been declared bankrupt or has a current County Court Judgement made against them which has not been discharged (bankruptcies which have been discharged, and CCJs that have been paid in full or are more than 6 years old do not count)

Please note that other factors may also affect eligibility, not just those listed above.

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Do I have to take out both contents and buildings insurance?

No. If you live in rented accommodation, your landlord should have buildings insurance and you only need contents insurance. However, if you own your home, the Citizen's Advice Bureau recommends to have both contents and buildings insurance (https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/insurance/types-of-insurance/buildings-insurance/).

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How are claims settled?

All claims for contents cover are settled on a ‘new for old’ basis. So, damaged items will be repaired and anything stolen or damaged beyond repair will be replaced as new. With buildings cover, claim settlements are based on the full repair or rebuilding cost. Please note, the sum insured must be high enough to cover the full replacement or rebuilding cost at today’s prices.

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Do I need to have any specific locks on my doors and windows to qualify for home insurance?

Not necessarily. But, if you need to insure high sums or depending on the area you live in, you may need to take additional precautions as part of the arrangements for providing your buildings and contents insurance cover. See page 10 of the policy document for more details.

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What if I change my mind?

If you’re not satisfied with your policy, you can cancel at any time by telephoning or writing to Age Co Insurance. You will only be charged for the time you have been on cover unless a claim has been made. If a claim has been made, you will need to pay the full annual premium. See page 10 of the policy document for more details.

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How do I add an optional extra, such as accidental damage, to my cover?

The insurance arranger will be happy to discuss the options with you, so that you can decide what cover you need. When you apply, just let them know which extras – if any – you want to include in your cover.

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Do I pay extra if I change my policy?

If you make a change to your policy during the period of insurance and the difference in the premium is less than £10, you will not be charged an additional premium or have a refund. Plus, unlike most insurers, Age Co Home Insurance will not charge you an admin fee for changing your policy.

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What are 'hidden admin fees'?

'Hidden admin fees' can include adjustment fees, cancellation fees and duplicate document fees. Age Co Home Insurance have no fees for policy amendments, cancellations, and duplicate documents.

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Who are Defaqto?

Defaqto are a leading independent UK financial researcher, specialising in analysing and comparing financial products such as insurance. They rate hundreds of insurance products, giving each a 1 to 5 rating based on quality and comprehensiveness of the features and benefits it offers. This may help you make a more informed decision about which one suits your needs. Defaqto are completely independent and unbiased and never knowingly exclude a product or policy from their Star Ratings.

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What does Star rating mean?

It is important to base your financial decisions on the quality of a product - not just how much it costs. Star Ratings assess products based on the features and benefits they offer, helping you see at a glance where a product sits in the market. Age UK Home Insurance provides one of the highest quality policies in the market as indicated by a Defaqto 5 Star Rating.

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What's different about cover for the over 50s?

Another great benefit of being over 50 is that you could find that you get a better deal on your home insurance, simply because you are over 50. This is because the over 50s are less likely to cause damage by having, for example, un-planned parties. Because of this you could be considered as less “risk” to the insurance company, and instead older and wiser!

At the same time, it’s important to make sure you have cover that’s designed to meet your needs. For instance, people over the age of 50 are more likely to have a greater number of high-value items~, having collected them over a lifetime.  The over 50s are also more likely to have larger family homes. It’s also important for the over 50s to make sure you select cover which settles claims on a ‘new for old’ basis. This ensures that the cost of a replacement will be calculated based on how much it would cost to replace the item today, rather than the price you originally paid for it, be it 5, 15 or even 25 years ago. 

And finally, the over 50s are more likely to use their free time to travel, so you should also consider how frequently your property might be unoccupied or whether you want your personal possessions to be covered while you are away from home. 

~You can find out more about insuring high value items such as Jewellery.

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What type of home insurance do I need?

Buildings insurance is compulsory if your property is mortgaged, and is highly recommended (but not compulsory) if you own your house outright. Buildings insurance covers the structure of your property and your permanent fixtures and fittings, such as your kitchen and bathroom. To put it simply, buildings insurance covers the things you can’t take with you if you were to move to a new house. You cannot take out buildings insurance for a property you don’t own. 

Whether you are in owned, rented or temporary accommodation, you should also protect your belongings. Contents insurance covers the items within your home from loss, damage or theft. Again, to put it simply, contents insurance covers the items you would take with you if you were to move. Most content insurance policies will have the option of covering items while you are away from your home or on holiday. An additional charge may apply.

It is sensible to have both buildings and contents insurance, as independently they might not give you the cover you need. Plus, many insurers will provide a discount to customers who take out both buildings and contents insurance from the same provider.

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Get in touch

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^The UK based service team have been awarded the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2020.

‡No Claims Discount can be affected by cancelling cover mid-term. The cancellation fee refund of up to £55 will be made up to 60 days after the request is received together with a confirmation letter from your existing insurer. This letter should state that your policy has been cancelled, and the cancellation charge amount. The original documents should not be sent, only a copy. Your copy will not be returned. The refund will be paid to you by cheque. This offer only applies to new home insurance policies bought over the phone, online, or via an Age UK office (for either buildings, contents or both) before 31 December 2020. Refund forms must be received within 60 days of the Age Co Home Insurance policy start date. This offer may be withdrawn or amended at any time. In the event of the offer being withdrawn only policies purchased before the withdrawal date will be honoured. The refund will not be paid if the Age Co Home Insurance policy has been cancelled within 14 days of the policy start date. Only one administrative/cancellation fee claim can be made per policy. Payment can only be made to the policyholder identified on the policy documents.Your full premium may be taken if your policy is cancelled mid term. Pro rata refunds differ from company to company. Cancellation notice periods differ from insurer to insurer and can take up to seven days. Please check with your existing insurer before cancelling and setting up an Age Co policy. Terms and conditions apply. The decision of Age UK Enterprises Limited in regards to this promotion is final.

†On standard construction properties

~52% of all customers who bought a Home Contents policy between April and September 2019 paid £59.23 or less (includes insurance premium tax at the applicable rate).

^^The excesses are £1,000 for subsidence (reducing to £100 for properties under 10 years old) and £250 for escaping water.  

^^^In the event of a change of circumstances, premium charges may apply.

*If you call the 0800 number, you will be dealing with Ageas Retail Limited.

Age UK Enterprises are always committed to providing good customer service. If you buy a product from Age UK Enterprises, you may be contacted by our partners Feefo on our behalf to find out about your buying experience.

If you need to make a complaint, please refer to the policy documents.

Age Co are unable to offer insurance to residents of the Channel Islands.

Age Co Home Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited. Age UK Enterprises Limited trades under the trading name Age Co Insurance Services. Age UK Enterprises Limited is a trading subsidiary company of Age UK (registered charity, no. 1128267) and donates its net profits to Age UK. Age Co Home Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited and underwritten by Ageas Insurance Limited. Products offered by Age Co Insurance Services are arranged by Age UK Enterprises Limited and arranged and administered by Ageas Retail Limited, both Ageas Retail Limited and Age UK Enterprises Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Ageas Retail Limited Registered office: Ageas House, Hampshire Corporate Park, Templars Way, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3YA. Registered in England and Wales 1324965. FS Register number: 312468. Age UK Enterprises Limited Registered office: Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA. Registered in England and Wales 3156159. FS Register number: 311438. 

Age Co Home Emergency Cover is provided by AXA Assistance (UK) Ltd.

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