School Holiday Home Mishaps Warning

Published: 7/20/2010

School holidays means children at home, which means more accidents around the home according to Tesco Finance.

,p>Figures compiled by Tesco Finance show that home contents insurance claims for damage caused by children cost almost GBP230 million last year. The majority of claims understandably come during the school holidays when children are at home. With over 40 percent of people not having enough, or any, contents insurance now is a good time to get some say Tesco.

Accidental damage can be added to some policies and is inclusive on others said a Tesco Finance spokesman. Therefore it is sensible to compare policies to see what the cost would be on a like for like basis, ensuring the cover is adequate for the customers needs.