Home insurance from a company you can trust

Protect your home and contents and help your favourite charity

When you take out a Methodist Insurance Home Shield policy we’ll give you back 20% of your first year’s premium for the charity or church of your choice. On average it’s around £401. Your Methodist home insurance policy not only protects your home but it also supports the Methodist community.

Why choose home insurance from Methodist Insurance?

The people who insure your Methodist church can protect your home, too. Since 1872, Methodist Insurance has protected churches and community groups in neighbourhoods like yours. So who better to talk to when you need insure your home and its contents?

Choosing the Home Shield policy's buildings and contents insurance means that you don’t need to compromise on cover, the policy can include:

  • £75,000 limit as standard on contents insurance with an automatic 20% increase in contents sum insured for celebrations such as weddings and Christmas.
  • Cover for valuable items such as engagement rings, watches, clocks and other jewellery.
  • Up to £5,000 cover extended to include possessions of children temporarily living in student accommodation.
  • Accidental damage to audio visual equipment, computers and business equipment.
  • Loss or damage to possessions of dependent parents or grandparents who are living in a nursing or care home. 
  • Home Emergency cover and legal expenses cover are automatically included.
  • We can also cover accidental loss or damage to caravans, trailer tents, boats, sailboards, surfboards and associated equipment (if selected).

Buildings insurance from Methodist insurance can include:

  • £750,000 cover including your home, garages, sheds, greenhouses, accidental damage to windows, underground pipes and cables, bathroom and sanitary fittings.
  • £5,000 of cover for the cost of locating the source of a leak of oil or water at your home.
  • £1,000 for loss or theft of keys or accidental damage to door or window locks.
  • £2million covered against your legal liability as a property owner.
To make certain that you're never underinsured, you should review the value of your household contents and your property whenever you renew your policy. Use our contents checklist to check that you are adequately covered.
 
You can also save 10% off your premium if you buy your contents and home insurance together. Just call our team on 0345 606 1331 to find out more and to get a quote.

FAQs

Yes, you can extend your policy to cover personal belongings, valuables and money away from the home.

Yes it is, apart from clothing and household linen.

Yes they are, providing the car is locked and secured and the items are concealed and locked in the glove box, luggage compartment or boot.

Yes, there are a number of free helplines available for our customers. These are provided by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd and include confidential legal advice, tax advice as well as health and medical information.

Home Emergency Cover gives you access to our rapid response team of approved contractors ready to repair damage to your home in an emergency. Find out more about Home Emergency Cover. 

Please note, home emergency assistance cover is not currently available in the Republic of Ireland.

Yes there is. If you include the accidental damage section which extends cover for 30 days before and after, your sum insured is automatically increased by 20% for that period.

Yes, we have a number of discounts that you may be eligible for. Simply contact us on 0345 606 1331 for a no obligation quotation and this can be discussed with you.

You don’t have to worry, because your policy will provide cover for the reasonable cost of alternative accommodation and storage of your contents.

You may ring Glassolutions Installation who operate nationally and provide a 24-hour emergency service for the replacement of broken windows and glass in doors. Their freephone number is 0800 474747. You will need to quote the policy number covering the buildings.

If your claim is only for glass, then you do not need to complete a claim form. Glassolutions Installation will invoice you for your policy excess but invoice us directly for the remainder.

1Minimum premiums apply and home insurance is subject to terms and conditions
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