St. George Bank Home & Contents Insurance
Compare St. George Bank home and contents insurance
See below for a snapshot of St. George Bank’s home and contents insurance products on offer for a home owner under 50 living in New South Wales to replace building and contents worth less than $550,000.
What do St. George Bank home and contents insurance policies cover?
St. George offers home insurance, contents insurance and combined home and contents insurance.
Home Building Insurance
St. George’s home building insurance offers three levels of cover; essential care, quality care and premium care. The essential care package (the most basic level) covers you against the following:
- Storm, lighting, fire and flood damage
- Theft and malicious damage
- Emergency accommodation (up to $10,000)
It comes with the additional benefit of a sum insured safety net up to 10%. You’re also covered for legal liability of up to $20 million.
With the essential care package for contents, you’re covered for losses or damage caused by:
- Storm, flood, fire, lightning, earthquake, impact, explosion
- Escape of liquid
- Malicious acts, riot and civil commotion
Some items are also covered up to a certain limit:
- Jewellery and watches: up to $500 per item ($3,000 in total)
- Artwork: up to $3,000
Home and Contents Insurance
The three levels of home and contents insurance offer all of the above (and more) benefits of both Home Building Insurance and Contents Insurance in a combined package. If you buy your policy online, you can save 25% off your premium.
How do I apply for a St. George Bank home and contents insurance policy?
To apply for a St. George home insurance policy, first compare your options in Canstar’s home insurance comparison tables. Then you just have to get a quote with St. George, by either calling 13 33 30 or online, through internet banking.
St. George Bank FAQs
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.
St. George’s landlord insurance policies offer cover for a range of insured events (think fires, storms, burglary, malicious acts, explosion, flood, lightning, etc.) and rental default by tenants. You can see a snapshot of St. George’s landlord insurance options in the table below.
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.
If something happens to your house, then making a claim with St. George is a straightforward process. Submit your claim either online or by calling St. George on 1300 655 489, with your policy number and incident details on hand. St. George should settle your claim within 10 business days.
St. George Bank was founded in 1937 in the southern suburbs of Sydney as a co-operative building society. Today it has over 2.6 million customers in Australia. In 2008, St. George Bank became part of the Westpac Group.
It achieved full banking status in July 1992 and two years later it led the way into the future by launching electronic banking for its business customers. Later St. George was the first bank to launch SMS Alerts in 2004.
St. George Bank supports the Australian community in many ways. It provides Disaster Relief Packages for affected customers, such as after the 2016 bushfires in Western Australia. It established the St.George Foundation in 1989 as a registered charity, and to date it has given more than $15 million for better quality of life for Aussie kids.