The better you understand your policy, the easier it will be if you ever have to claim. Here is a limited summary of the benefits of a contents insurance policy. For full details of the standard terms, conditions, limits and exclusions that apply please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), any applicable supplementary PDS and the Key Fact Sheets (KFS) before making a decision to purchase the insurance. The Home Contents Key Fact Sheets (KFS) also sets out some information about the cover.
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Effective 22 February 2021
Cover when you’re moving house
Allianz will cover your contents for loss or damage caused by an insured event both at your new and old address for up to 14 days after you first start to move. No cover is provided for loss or damage whilst contents are in transit (unless you have Accidental damage cover).
Alternative accommodation for you and your pets
If your contents are damaged by an insured event during the period of insurance to such an extent that you can’t live in your home buildings, Allianz will pay the additional costs for temporary accommodation for you up to 10% of the contents sum insured and up to $500 for temporary accommodation for your pets in a commercial boarding establishment.
Allianz will pay up to 10% of the contents sum insured for the removal of debris from the home building if your contents are damaged or destroyed by an insured event.
Emergency contents storage
If your home buildings are damage by an insured event and is unable to be lived in, Allianz will reimburse the reasonable costs to move and store your contents for the time necessary to repair or rebuild your home building or until you find alternative accommodation, up to a maximum of 12 months.
Guest, visitor and domestic helper property
Allianz will also provide cover for property belonging to your guests, visitors and domestic helpers up to $5,000 (included in your contents sum insured), if it is lost or damaged as a result of an insured event that you are claiming for.
Food or medicine spoilage
If your refrigerator or freezer breaks down and you lose your perishable food or medicine as a result, Allianz will pay for you to replace it. If you claim for this benefit, excess will apply. If the spoilage is due to a natural disaster (declared by Allianz, the government or the Insurance Council of Australia) the maximum Allianz will pay is $500. No excess will apply.
24/7 claims assistance
When you need to make a claim Allianz are there for you with 24 hour claims lodgement available online, or you can call the claims line to commence the claims process over the phone.
Cover for your contents intended to be kept outside
Allianz will cover contents intended to be kept outside, like your barbeque, outdoor furniture and children’s play equipment up to $2,000 in total.
Apply to add any of these optional covers for an additional premium and greater cover.
Optional cover – Accidental damage
The accidental damage cover option helps protect you in the event of accidental unexpected mishaps that are caused unintentionally – giving you greater coverage for your home contents.
Optional cover - Portable contents
Optional cover to protect your portable contents such as mobile phones, cameras and engagement rings in the event of theft or an accident at the insured address and when you take them out of your home, even when you are temporarily outside Australia for up to 120 continuous days in any period of insurance. Some portable contents must be specified as Listed Portable Contents with the full replacement value to be covered away from the home.
Optional cover - Motor burnout
The Motor burnout option covers you if an electrical current damages your household electrical motors. This cover is automatically included if you have taken optional Accidental Damage cover.
Optional cover - Flood cover
Flood cover may be available as an optional cover to your contents. A 72 hour exclusion period applies.
Domestic workers’ compensation cover
Cover for a domestic worker (e.g. gardener or cleaner), if they are injured while working for you at the insured address. Only available in ACT, WA and TAS.
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Policy Documents and Key Fact Sheets
We do not provide advice based on any consideration of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Before making a decision please refer to the relevant Home Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), any applicable supplementary PDS and Home Contents Key Fact Sheet also available for reference.