What happens to contents insurance if you move?
Contents that are in transit between your old home and your new home are often covered by your home insurance policy – but only if you use a professional moving company. Some insurers will not cover contents while they are in transit at all, so you may need to take out additional cover for this if you need it.
Do I need to tell my car insurance if I move house?
You might not think a house move would affect your car insurance, but you’d be wrong. Insurers take your postcode into account when they set the premiums for car insurance, so you should contact your insurer immediately if you’re moving home. There is a chance that your premium could fall.
How do I change my address on AA breakdown cover?
If you have both breakdown cover and car insurance with us, you’ll need to call us on 0370 533 2211 to update your address. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Bank Holidays 10am to 4pm, Closed Sundays.
How do I change my address for my car insurance?
If you want to update the address of your contents or your mailing address, you can do this by:
- Logging in to your account.
- Calling us on 132 132.
- Visiting your local branch.
Does my contents insurance cover moving?
For property insured in NSW, QLD, ACT and TAS Your contents are covered at both your current and new home for up to 60 days from the day you start moving. You’ll need to give us the details of your new home within 14 days from when you start moving.
Can you insure a house before you own it?
If you are buying your property with a mortgage, taking out buildings insurance is usually compulsory. You may be approved for a mortgage, but only on the condition that you arrange appropriate insurance cover ahead of the purchase. Timing is crucial when it comes to moving house, especially if you’re in a chain.
Does your car insurance go up when you move?
Moving to bigger and busier cities tends to make your auto insurance rates go up. There’s more traffic and more chances for you to be in a car accident, so insurance providers offset some of that risk by increasing your insurance rate in high-traffic areas.
What do you do with your car when you move house?
When you move house, you should inform the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) of your new details as soon as possible, including updating your driving licence.
How do I upgrade my AA cover?
Have your AA membership number to hand. Call us on 0343 316 4444 or 0161 332 1789 – we’re open 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; 9am to 3pm, Saturday. Tell us if you want to make any changes to your cover, or upgrade (we can revise your quote there and then). Tell us if you’re happy to renew by phone each year.
Do you get a refund if you cancel AA membership?
For Members paying annually, subject to any other statutory rights you may have, there will be no refunds following the cooling off period. Continuous Members paying monthly or quarterly can cancel their Membership at any time by giving a minimum of 30 days notice.
Do insurance companies charge for change of address?
Your insurer can charge admin fees to process changes to your information. The fees aren’t likely to be huge, but paying any admin fee is a nuisance. You could be charged for things like: Updating your address.
Does your address affect car insurance?
Change of Address Moving to a new address can affect your car insurance premiums in a big way. Typically, if you move from a suburban area into a large city, your premiums will rise significantly due to the increased risk of theft and damage to the vehicle.
Where can I get AA Insurance for my home?
Call us on 0800 500 215 Home and Contents Insurance Your home and belongings are likely to be your most valuable and precious possessions. That’s why it’s a good idea to have the protection of AA Insurance.
Can you add contents insurance when moving house?
Possibly not. Your contents insurance may already make provision for moving house, so check any existing policy you have. It may allow ‘contents to be temporarily removed from the home’ and include a cap on the value of any items. Similarly, if cover isn’t included in your existing policy, your provider may be able to add it on.
What kind of insurance do I need to move stuff?
Out of 377 contents insurance policies on Defaqto, 76% cover possessions during removal as standard, so long as you use a professional moving company to transport them.  If you’re moving valuables or breakables, they’re only insured if they’re packed professionally.
Is the contents insurance calculator shared with AA Insurance?
This is an independent tool provided by the company ‘Sum Insured Pty Ltd’ and the estimate produced is not shared with AA Insurance. The calculator does not constitute financial advice and you must make your own decision on the sum insured for your contents insurance that is appropriate for your own personal circumstances.