Leave a light on, or fit a timer switch that turns various lights on and off throughout your home during the night or day, especially when you're away. Turn down the volume on your phone and answering machine. You can also mow lawns, prune shrubs near windows and lock sheds. All these things will help to make your house less of a target to would be thieves. It won't be so obvious that you're not home.
Notes left for the milkman when you go on holidays are written invitations to thieves. So is uncollected mail and newspapers. Make arrangements to have regular deliveries suspended or for someone to collect them.
Leave a key with someone you trust so they can check on things while you're away - a relative who lives close by or a good neighbour. Ask your bank about safety deposit boxes or envelopes for jewellery and important documents.
If you return home and you find the front door open or have reason to believe there has been a break-in, take care in case someone is inside.
If there is an intruder in your home, do not confront them. Get out quickly and call the police from outside your home. Go to a friend's house, a neighbour's house or another safe place.
If the intruder has gone, call the police on 000 (or your local station) immediately. Don't touch anything. Leave everything as it is until the police arrive and try to remain calm.
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Any online discounts offered are applied to our standard rates (excluding optional covers) and apply to the first year’s premium (unless stated otherwise). Promotional or other discounts may apply from time to time for customers who apply for insurance via our Contact Centre.
Minimum premiums may apply
Any discounts/entitlements may be subject to rounding and only apply to the extent any minimum premium is not reached. If you are eligible for more than one, we also apply each of them in a predetermined order to the premium (excluding taxes and government charges) as reduced by any prior applied discounts/entitlements. Discounts my not be applied to the premium for optional covers such as Flood and Personal Effects (where applicable).
Minimum premiums may apply
Any discounts/entitlements may be subject to rounding and only apply to the extent any minimum premium is not reached. If you are eligible for more than one, we also apply each of them in a predetermined order to the premium (excluding taxes and government charges) as reduced by any prior applied discounts/entitlements. Discounts my not be applied to the premium for optional covers such as Flood (where applicable).
Home Insurance discounts
Up to 40% discount is made up of three discounts. First discount is up to 30% No Claim Bonus, second discount is up to 10% discount for combining buildings and contents covers on the one policy and the third discount is up to 10% discount for buying online. Discounts may not be applied to any Flood or Personal Effects components of the premium (if applicable).
30% No Claim Bonus
To qualify for the maximum No Claim Bonus of 30%, customers must have had no home or contents insurance claims in the preceding five years. However, customers who have had up to two claims in the preceding five years may still qualify for reduced No Claim Bonus.
30% No Claim Bonus
To qualify for the maximum No Claim Bonus of 30%, landlords must have had no landlord losses in the preceding three years. However landlords who have had up to two claims may still qualify for reduced No Claim Bonus.
Cost per Day
Cost per day is based on the average annual premium paid between 1/1/14 and 18/5/14 by new Renter’s Insurance customers insuring $60,000 of contents cover only under SureCover Home Insurance. Excludes optional covers such as Flood and Personal Effects. Individual premiums may vary depending on rating factors such as suburb, insured age and claims history.
Anywhere in Australia and for a maximum of 35 days in any one period of insurance elsewhere in the world. Only available in conjunction with contents cover.
Option to change your excess
Not available when an imposed excess applies.
The maximum combined total amount we will pay under this benefit and “Removal of debris, professional fees and extra costs” is 10% of the sum insured on the buildings.
New for old replacement
At Allianz's discretion and subject to availability of replacement item.
Domestic workers compensation
Not available in all States or Territories of Australia