Contents insurance for renters

Renting a house or going flatting? ASB contents insurance can help protect your belongings from sudden and accidental loss or damage.

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Great reasons to choose us

  • Choose comprehensive or basic cover to fit your needs and budget
  • Save money with a Package Discount when you take out two or more home, contents or car insurance through ASB
  • Includes cover up to $1 million if you’re found liable for damage you’ve accidentally caused to someone else’s property or possessions in New Zealand
  • Includes cover for your things if you temporarily take them elsewhere in New Zealand
  • Claiming is easier when you’ve got one claims manager handling the whole process
  • Your cover is underwritten by insurance specialists IAG, with the full support of ASB when you need it

Options to consider

The cost of replacing valuables like a laptop, jewellery or furniture can quickly add up so it’s a good idea to protect your property against accidental damage, loss or theft.ASB has two contents insurance options designed to suit different needs and budgets. Both protect your items when they’re temporarily elsewhere in New Zealand and also provide you important legal liability cover.

ASB Classic Contents Insurance

Protect your valuables with our most comprehensive option, ASB Classic Contents Insurance.

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ASB Basic Contents Insurance

ASB Basic Contents Insurance is a good option if you’re on a budget and only need limited cover.

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Getting enough cover

ASB Contents Insurance is based on a sum insured amount, this is the amount your contents are covered for, including GST.

Your sum insured needs to include the value of both general contents and specified items. Remember it is important to keep your policy up-to-date.

To help in estimating your sum insured, you can refer to our dedicated contents insurance sum insured information, which includes a free calculator you can use.

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1. Calculate

Estimate how much it would cost to replace the contents in your home. Calculate now.

2. Quote or Update

Call 0800 200 252 or come into any ASB branch and we'll provide a personalised quote or update your existing policy.

3. Decide

Accept the quote and we'll get your insurance put in place, or confirm the changes to your policy.

4. Update

Tell us if something changes that affects your contents insurance.

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Call us

We can help you to arrange your contents insurance over the phone.

0800 200 252

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Visit us at one of our many branches across New Zealand.

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Guides to get you there

The availability of insurance cover is subject to your application being approved. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. For full details, refer to the Policy Document which is available from ASB Bank Limited. The insurance premium discount does not apply to GST, government levies and optional extensions. This insurance is underwritten by IAG New Zealand Limited (IAG). See further details about IAG’s financial strength rating.

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