Guild Home & Contents Insurance

Guild Insurance is a provider of home and contents insurance, car insurance, life insurance and travel insurance.

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Here’s a snapshot of Guild home and contents insurance policies for policy holders aged below 50 years, whose total claimable amount is below $550K in New South Wales. To compare other home and contents insurance policies, click here.

 

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What do Guild home and contents insurance policies cover?

Guild Insurance lets you choose from home insurance, contents insurance or a combined home and contents insurance policy. All come with several bonuses such as discounts and extra benefits for combined cover, as well as fast policy access.

Home insurance

Guild home insurance covers you for:

  • Some of the costs of rebuilding including demolition, surveyor, architect and legal fees
  • Natural disasters and extreme weather
  • Accidental breakage, theft or vandalism
  • Compensation for death
  • Motor burnout
  • Glass breakage
  • Alternative accommodation/rental costs
  • Replacing, repairing and recoding of locks and keys

Contents insurance

Guild contents insurance covers:

  • ‘New for old’ replacement of valuable items
  • Theft, loss or damage of items including furniture, household goods, electrical appliances, furnishings, clothing and personal belongings
  • Credit card and transaction card misuse
  • Damage due to extreme weather
  • Accidental damage
  • Food and medication spoilage
  • Specified items away from home, anywhere in the world for up to 90 consecutive days
  • Vet expenses if your pet is injured

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Guild Insurance FAQs

Building insurance covers any part of your house that is permanently fixed and not intended to move, such as your walls and roof, and even the light on your front porch. Contents insurance covers all the items within your house that are not permanent fixtures, i.e. you could move them between houses. Find out more about home and contents insurance here.

As a renter, you don’t need home insurance because your landlord should have insurance for the building you live in, and if you live in a unit/apartment or townhouse, the body corporate is legally required to have building insurance for the building. But you should certainly get contents insurance to protect your own possessions. Many providers offer specialised renters’ insurance policies.

For landlords, a better option than home insurance is landlord insurance. Landlord insurance covers you for the same things as a home insurance policy, but with several important additions to cover you against risks from your tenants.

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If you have a recent and accurate estimate for the value of your home and contents, then it’s often a good idea to insure up to that particular sum to get your exact money’s worth. If you don’t have an accurate idea of the above value, then you could insure for a complete replacement to give yourself peace of mind. Find out how much home insurance you need and how much contents insurance you need.

You can make an insurance claim by calling Guild Insurance’s phone hotline on 1300 988 988. After this, the claims team will determine if a claims assessor would be required to visit your home regarding repairs and replacements.

Different insurers have different claims processes, so make sure to compare different home insurance claim apps that will make your life easier.

Established over 50 years ago by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Guild Insurance is especially known for its professional and business insurance, which covers a wide range of allied health industries.

Guild Insurance works with more than 80,000 customers over 130 different associations across Australia. It is 100% Australian owned and seeks to really understand what its customers want, need and value in their insurer.

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Written by: Regina Collins | Last updated: