Swinton has been offering insurance to UK residents for more than 60 years and primarily offers car and home insurance. In this guide, we’ll explore the pros and cons of Swinton home insurance.
What types of policies are on offer?
Swinton offers buildings insurance, contents insurance or a combined policy which offers a discount.
There is a basic “Essential” policy as well as more advanced “Classic” and “Premier” policies.
The available add-ons include legal protection, cover against accidental damage and cover for personal possessions outside the home.
For buildings insurance, you’ll be covered from £500,000 upwards. For contents insurance, you’ll be covered between £50,000 and £150,000.
To make a claim, call Swinton on 0333 035 9373. If you prefer, you can call the underwriter directly.
The claims team will ask for information from your policy documents, photos of damaged content and a crime reference number for theft claims. You might need to provide receipts to prove the value of your items and Swinton may need to inspect your property.
Managing your policy online
You can manage your account by clicking the “My Account” button at the top of the Swinton home page.
How to contact Swinton home insurance
You can call Swinton home insurance on 0333 035 9281. There is also a live chat service on the Swinton website, or you can get in touch via Facebook or Twitter.
Swinton has received over 11,000 reviews on Trustpilot. At the time of this review, it had an average star rating of 4.5. Its “Classic” and “Premier” policies received a 5-star rating from rating platform Defaqto.
Pros and cons
- Three levels of cover
- Several underwriters to choose from
- 5-star rating from Defaqto
- Customer service available on several platforms
- Contents protection outside the home is only available as a paid add-on
Swinton has three levels of policy and several underwriters, so there is likely something suitable for your situation.
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