The Christmas period is the busiest time of year for most, planning, preparing and purchasing gifts for everyone to enjoy on the 25th December. Thieves also enjoy the period leading up to Christmas, this is why it is so important to keep your home and valuables safe and secure.
Insurers see huge increases in theft claims over the festive period, so we thought it would be useful to provide everyone with tips on how to prevent you becoming a victim of such crime, allowing you to enjoy a worry free Christmas.
Other helpful tips to consider over Christmas and New Year.
Most insurers will provide additional cover for the festive period. This usually amounts to a temporary 10% increase in contents valuables, covering presents, clothing and frozen food. You should check your policy wording to find out what you are covered for. You should consider adding Accidental Damage to your policy if not included, especially if you stumble home after a jolly night out.
Finally, fires should be off or doused to save Santa Claus from being injured when delivering your presents.
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!