Record the serial numbers of all your electronic items at SNAP - it's a FREE handy online tool created by the Police. It means if your house is burgled, you can track your stolen property and it can help with your insurance claim too.
Before going on holiday, make sure your home and contents insurance is up-to-date, and you stop paper deliveries and ask a neighbour to collect your mail.
Always remember to lock all doors when you go away. Fit window locks on your windows and hide the keys in a secure place.
Remember there's a good chance the value of your contents will exceed your cover, especially after Christmas. You can check the amount you should be covered for, with our online contents calculator. Check your contents insurance covers you for the right amount, or call us on 0800 80 24 24 if you have any questions.
Make copies of your travel insurance policy number, passport and emergency numbers. Take one with you and leave one with family or friends.
Take a mixture of money with you and don’t keep all your money in one place.
Stick with the tour services recommended by your travel agent.
If you haven't been to the dentist in a while, get a check-up before you head away to avoid toothache while you're travelling.
If taking toddlers on holiday, check their ears with a GP the day before your flight.
You can make a claim by filling out our travel claim form, calling us toll free (within NZ) 0800 155 777 or collect from overseas +64 9 969 5550.