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Barclays' home insurance is underwritten by Gresham Insurance Company Limited.
Barclays Bank offers the following levels of home insurance cover:
|Policy||Policy level||Buildings - Maximum sum insured||Contents - Maximum sum insured|
|Barclay's Bank Home insurance||Standard||Unlimited for properties with 5 beds or less||Unlimited if property has 5 bedrooms or less|
|Table note: The policy scores and information in the panel and tables below are for the "Standard" level of policy|
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What does Barclays Bank home insurance cover?
The information below gives an at-a-glance view of the key areas that Barclays Banks home insurance covers as standard.
Elements marked with a ✓ are covered as standard, those marked with a ✘ are not covered as standard. Elements marked with a £ can be added to a policy as optional extras for an additional cost.
✓ Burst pipes
Covers the cost of repairing burst pipes in the property.
✓ Key cover
Covers the cost of replacing keys and locks in the event that your house keys are lost or stolen.
£ Accidental damage
Covers accidental damage to personal belongings, fixtures and fittings.
£ Home emergency
Covers callouts and temporary repairs resulting from a home emergency.
£ Personal possessions
Covers personal belongings against loss, accidental damage or theft when taken outside the home.
£ Boiler cover
Covers the failure of a boiler or central heating system.
£ Legal protection
Cover for legal costs resulting from claims such as property and employment disputes.
Does Barclays Bank offer the best home insurance?
Here's how Barclays Bank scored in our latest home insurance survey:
To help you find the best home insurance policy, Which? goes the extra mile to sort the best from the worst.
How we analyse home insurance
We analyse and rate 47 key elements of standard buildings home insurance policies to come up with the buildings policy score and 66 key elements of standard contents home insurance policies to come up with the contents policy score. We assess how important each individual element is to consumers when choosing and using a home insurance policy, and weight it accordingly when calculating our policy scores.
Initially, we score all of the product elements out of five, reflecting how competitive each provider is in this area compared with other insurers. Weightings are then applied to the higher and lower element scores to enhance/reduce their impact in the overall product score.
Barclays Bank's home insurance policy: is it good or bad?
We've rated hundreds of policy details and picked out the best and worst elements of this cover.
In detail: every part of Barclays Bank's home insurance rated
Table last updated in March 2020. Next update in February 2021.
How did customers rate Barclays Bank's home insurance?
As well as looking at how Barclays Bank's home insurance policies stack up against others, we've also analysed how customers feel about it.
How Barclays Bank's home insurance scored for eight elements of customer satisfaction
Table last updated in March 2021. Next update in March 2022.
'-' means we have insufficient sample size (fewer than 30) to generate a star rating.
Where can you buy Barclays Bank home insurance?
Barclays Bank home insurance can be purchased online and over the phone.
Barclays Bank home insurance policy is not available on price comparison websites.
- Find out more: how to get cheap home insurance
What is Barclays' home insurance claims number?
If you need to make a claim with Barclays home insurance call 0800 027 9844 or use the online claim form.
According to Barclays, you'll be asked to give some details about your claim. You'll be asked what happened and when it happened, and what action you've taken so far.
Then you'll be asked what you're claiming for and the approximate cost involved.
Find out more about claiming successfully in our guide to making a home insurance claim.
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