Removals Insurance Cover

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Summary of Walkers Insurance Cover

W alkers Moving & Storage Pty Ltd can assist you to obtain insurance to protect your goods while they are in transit or storage. This is because we are an authorised representative of Cowden (VIC) Pty Ltd (AFSL 245658), a licensed insurance broker. Walkers Moving & Storage Pty Ltd can provide to you with a quote for these insurance options.

How to obtain access?

We hold a Customer Goods in Transit and Storage insurance policy. On your behalf, we can arrange for this policy to cover you. Alternatively, you can obtain insurance from an insurance company of your own choice.

If you ask us to arrange Customer Goods in Transit and Storage insurance, we will give you a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). This will describe the main features of the policy. You should read the PDS to decide if the policy suits your needs, objectives and financial situation before you decide whether to obtain it because we cannot advise you about your insurance needs.

Cowden (Vic) Pty Ltd is an insurance broker and is licensed to advise on and deal in General Insurance. If you need advice or your insurance needs that are different from the cover available in our policy, we can refer you to Cowden (Vic) Pty Ltd – Aldridge & Street Division (03) 9867 7663 who will be able to assist you.

You only get access to the relevant insurance period and risk option and basis of settlement by selecting the options below:

What are the Cover Types  &  Periods of Cover?

  • Periods Covered: Transit, Storage
  • Risk Covered: Full Cover, Restricted Cover
  • Basis of Settlement: Replacement Cost, Market Value
  • Itemise and value your goods

How much should I insure for?

You will need to List and itemise the value of your goods by completing and Inventory declaration. If you prefer, you may simply declare the Total Value of your goods. When estimating the value of your goods: If you have selected Replacement Cost cover, ensure that you estimate the cost of new goods of similar type. If you have selected Market Value Cover, estimate the amount which your goods would be worth. Remember that if you underestimate the value by less than 80%, the amount of your claim may be reduced.

How do I get a quote for insurance?

You can obtain an indicative quote for the insurance by advising an estimated total value of your property without completing the Inventory Declaration form, or we you can give us a lump sum value, however your final quote will be subject to the option you select on the Insurance Declaration. Please Read the Product Disclosure Statement for the all the insurance benefits available and make sure you provide the correct values in your list of property so you have sufficient protection.

Once you have accepted our quote for storage and/or removal, completed and provided us with the Insurance Declaration and paid us the relevant amount(s) required for the cover you want to access a certificate of insurance will be issued.

Contact Walkers for more information about moving and storage insurance please refer to our Product Disclosure Statement (PDS)  and our see this link to our Financial Services Guide (FSG).