What’s more, existing Aviva customers could qualify for a 20% discount by covering their car and their home under one policy. Here’s what else we think you should know about AvivaPlus home insurance.
As the largest general insurance provider in the UK, Aviva offers an extensive range of financial products including home, car, van, motorbike, travel, pet and life insurance.
While Aviva has roots as far back as 1696, it was essentially created when Norwich Union and CGU plc merged in 2000. Although known as CGNU after the merger, the name Aviva was adopted a short time later in 2002.
The Aviva Group is made up of several businesses, including Aviva Insurance Services UK Ltd and Aviva UK Digital Ltd, amongst others.
Aviva offers a range of cover levels to suit individual needs. These include:
Buildings only insurance and contents only insurance can also be bought if required.
Check out the features of Aviva’s three home insurance options below.
|Cover benefits||Basic home insurance||Regular home insurance||Premium home insurance|
|Insured value of buildings||£500,000||Up to £1 million||Unlimited|
|Insured value of contents||£50,000||£100,000||Unlimited|
|Locks and keys cover||✓ up to £1,000||✓ up to £1,000||✓ unlimited|
|New for old cover||✓||✓||✓|
|Jewellery, watches and valuable items||✓ up to £5,000||✓ up to £20,000||✓ up to £50,000|
|Events at home||✓||✓||✓|
|Accidents and theft away from home||x||x||✓ £2,000 (option to increase)|
|Home emergency cover||x||x||x|
For a full list of benefits, check out Aviva’s home insurance policy document.
Aviva offers increased protection that can be added to a home insurance policy, including:
Your insurance excess is the amount of money you will need to pay towards a claim. Your insurer won’t pay out for a claim that costs less than this amount.
You’ll find details about your excess, such as general or subsidence excess, in your AvivaPlus home insurance policy document.
There are a number of factors that can affect the cost of your AvivaPlus home insurance premium, including:
You should call the Aviva claims line on 0800 158 4091. Alternatively, you can make a claim online via the Aviva website.
Aviva recommends that you have the following information to hand before making a claim on your home insurance:
You may also need to provide the following additional information:
It’s vital that you let your insurer know about an incident as soon as possible. Failure to do this could result in a rejected claim later on.
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