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Buildings & contents insurance - who would you recommend / avoid?

(29 Posts)
aufaniae Sun 30-Dec-12 09:42:26

We need both for our new house.

I'd be really pleased to hear any recommendations and companies to avoid.

TIA smile

Ihatemytoes Tue 01-Jan-13 10:36:57

Glad they worked out for you what

CocoNutter Wed 02-Jan-13 12:00:28

Avoid sainsburys (underwritten by Halifax). They seem to be the only one that charges you an extra £250 on top of your excess if it's an escape of water claim - we'd missed that in the small print, to our cost. Now we've had a claim we're stuck with them as everyone else wants to charge a fortune hmm

GreenEggsAndNichts Wed 02-Jan-13 22:29:28

Anyone used Directline? A friend recommended but I don't think he's had to claim before..

MrsPnut Thu 03-Jan-13 20:37:42

Privilege is part of direct line and they did the claim handling. I was very impressed with how helpful they were and how easy the claim process was.

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