Happy Christmas from Hiscox
December 13, 2014
We’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and New Year.
The British weather can be notoriously unpredictable at this time of year and there are a number of precautions you can take to keep your home and family safe and ensure your Christmas isn’t memorable for all the wrong reasons.
If you do need to speak to us over this period, our claims team are available 24 hours a day. You can contact us free on landlines on 0800 2471902 or 01904 618200 if calling from a mobile or overseas.
If you have selected home emergency cover as part of your policy and need a tradesperson, please call our 24-hour helpline on 0800 0420323
If you are at risk of flooding, we have a number of tips for staying safe, including switching off the water, gas and electricity at the mains and ensuring your valuables are moved to higher ground or a safe location. You can read the full advice here.
For storms, make sure to check your fences and clear gutters, drains and ditches to prevent flying debris and ensuring any storm water can quickly drain away. You can see our full storm advice here.
If you’re away, please remember to keep your home safe and secure by taking precautions such as setting timers on your internal lights and keeping valuables out of sight. You can read our tips on securing your home here, as well as advice on keeping any second homes safe.
From everyone at Hiscox, we wish you a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.