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Household Insurance from Footman James

Tailored household insurance for the enthusiast

We don’t just offer car insurance; we are just as at home arranging cover for your household buildings and/or contents; from fine art collections to family bicycles, contents insurance arranged by Footman James will protect your most prized possessions from loss, theft and damage.

The household insurance product is tailored for owners of classic vehicles and includes cover for motor vehicle accessories and loose parts. In order to be eligible for household insurance from Footman James you do need to be connected to Footman James; this can be by either having a current policy through us, or by being affiliated with one of our Classic Car & Classic Motorcycle Clubs. Visit our Clubs section to view the full list of Car and Bike Clubs we work with.

Details of our household insurance can be seen below. To speak to one of our team then please call 0333 207 6218, or alternatively email us at house@footmanjames.co.uk

Household Contents Insurance*

  • New for old cover, with or without accidental damage cover
  • Accidental Damage cover for TV, Audio, video equipment, Home PC's, aerials and satellite dishes
  • Business equipment in the home
  • Damage to locks and loss of keys covered up to £1000
  • Student's possessions away from home
  • Increased cover over Christmas period and for 1 month prior to and 1 month after a wedding
  • Alternative accommodation if property uninhabitable for covered claim including kennelling for pets.
  • Frozen and refridgerated food up to £1000
  • Personal money up to £750
  • Credit cards up to £2500
  • Garden contents up to £1000
  • Replacement Locks if keys are lost or stolen up to £1000

Buildings Insurance*

  • Reinstatement cover with or without accidental damage
  • Includes accidental cover for fixed glass, sanitary ware, cables, pipes and sewage tanks
  • Property Owners liability for current and previously owned property (up to 7 years)
  • Alternative accommodation if property uninhabitable for covered claim including kennelling for pets.
  • Trace and access covered up to £5000
  • Damage caused by Emergency Services for forced emergency entry 

Property Emergency

24/7 Property Emergency is included in your contents and/or buildings insurance policy.  This provides a service in the event of a domestic emergency which covers the call out charge, labour, parts and materials up to £300 including VAT.

Family Legal Costs

Family legal costs are included in your contents and/or buildings insurance policy.  This provides up to £50,000 for advisors costs  to pursue claims such as contract, personal injury, employment tribunal and trespassing.

*Subject to acceptance criteria

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Household Insurance reviews

Product Score Customer Comment

Household Insurance

Service:++

Usual top-notch service, polite and efficient. Can vouch for their really good claims handling too (a few years ago, though) - quick and problem free.

Household Insurance

Service:+

very good on the car insurance as the girl listerned to my reqeust and gave me a discount without this I woulkd not have renewerd

Household Insurance

Service:++

Always helpful, phone answered quickly, very efficient.

Household Insurance

Service:++

Always good service and value. Staff are always helpful and polite.

Household Insurance

Service:++

good service as allways

Household Insurance

Service:++

Very efficient, first class service.

Household Insurance

Service:++

Polite & informed

Household Insurance

Service:++

Helpful staff, competitive quote

Household Insurance

Service:+

Would prefer a loyal customer quote rather than have to go to compare sites
and ask for a match. Once price agreed good service but then I have made
no claims!

Household Insurance

Service:++

Excellent service and staff very helpful and clear of speech.

Household Insurance

Service:+

No further comment

Household Insurance

Service:++

Very pleased. Good value for money. Policy documents arrived promptly and renewal was vert easy.

Household Insurance

Service:++

I was what you expect. from F.J.

Household Insurance

Service:+

The company remains friendly and helpful inspite of being taken over by a big group - a rare thing these days

Household Insurance

Service:--

This firm is spoiling classic car insurance and is not a patch on Aon who I dealt with previously. I had a number of quotes of other firms and all were much cheaper.

Footman James want to remember that most classic cars are not in everyday use and spend more time in the garage.

The member of staff I spoke to did not seem to bothered either. I also spoke to other car owners and not one of them had a good word for them. It's a pity that that department is not as good as the home insurance dept..


On 13-Oct-2014 the supplier responded:
Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We do take all feedback on board and will continue to investigate this matter.

Household Insurance

Service:++

After a little discussion, Footman James found me one of the best home insurance deals.

Household Insurance

Service:++

Very good service. Everything sorted without any fuss or trouble to me. It was my first ever claim and I was impressed with the service I got. Thank you.

Household Insurance

Service:+

It would have been better if they could have got back to me more quickly about the query (it took over a week).


On 24-Sep-2014 the supplier responded:
Many thanks for taking the time to leave feedback. After looking into this further I can see that the delay was caused due to the property being classed as non-standard, which meant that we then had to refer this to our Underwriting team. Apologies for the delay that this caused.

Household Insurance

Service:++

very professional and good manners

Classic Bike Insurance

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Service:++

Friendly and courteous and always helpful