Louise Devlin

By Louise Devlin
Account Executive - Personal Lines


If you're lucky enough to own a holiday home in Ireland, it's important to make sure it's adequately insured. While no one wants to think about the worst-case scenario, unexpected events can happen, and it's better to be prepared.

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Here are Some Tips To Insure your Holiday Home in Ireland:


1. Get the Right Level of Cover

When insuring your holiday home, make sure you have the right level of cover. This should include building insurance to cover the structure of the property, as well as contents insurance to cover any possessions you keep in the property. You should also consider getting public liability insurance to protect you if a guest is injured on your property.


2. Declare Any High-Value Items

If you have any high-value items in your holiday home, such as expensive artwork or jewelry, make sure you declare them to your insurer. These items may need to be insured separately, so it's important to get the right level of cover.


3. Consider the Location

The location of your holiday home can affect your insurance premiums. If your property is in an area prone to flooding or storm damage, for example, you may need to pay higher premiums. Make sure you provide accurate information about the location of your holiday home when getting a quote.


4. Check for Exclusions

It's important to read your policy carefully and check for any exclusions. For example, some policies may not cover damage caused by certain events, such as flooding or subsidence. Make sure you understand what is and isn't covered by your policy.


5. Consider Security Measures

Installing security measures in your holiday home, such as an alarm system or security cameras, can help reduce the risk of theft and may also lower your insurance premiums. Make sure you let your insurer know about any security measures you have in place.


6. Review Your Policy Regularly

It's important to review your policy regularly to ensure you have the right level of cover. If you make any changes to your holiday home, such as adding an extension or installing a new security system, make sure you let your insurer know so your policy can be updated accordingly.


In conclusion, insuring your holiday home in Ireland is an important part of protecting your investment. By following these tips, you can make sure you have the right level of cover and are prepared for any unexpected events that may arise. If you have any questions or concerns about insuring your holiday home, don't hesitate to contact Arachas on 015 920 898 or fill our quick call back form.