Travel Insurance Frequently Asked Questions
You must call the police as soon as possible for any incident that involves loss of personal possessions, theft, malicious damage, or personal injury. Remember to obtain an incident reference or crime number.
If you damage someone else's property and that person cannot be contacted (please refer to local guidelines of the country which you are visiting for further details on your obligations).
Report any lost credit cards to the issuing company.
You can report claims over the phone to NFU Mutual, for details select the appropriate product button. For emergency assistance helplines select the appropriate product button.
Exchange name (or company name if appropriate) and contact details.
Obtain the vehicle registration number if one is involved.
It may also be useful to obtain details of any witnesses.
This list is not exhaustive and we may require further documentation to support your claim.
Written confirmation from the public transport provider (e.g. airline, ferry or railway company) that there was a delay, and the reason for it.
Receipts for additional accommodation/travelling expenses you had to pay as a result of the delay or enforced stay.
Receipts for essential purchases made as a result of your baggage being lost or stolen.
A report from the public transport provider. You must get one of these as soon as you realise your baggage has been lost or stolen.
Proof of purchase for the lost, stolen or damaged items.
Written confirmation of the loss or damage of items from the police or other relevant, independent authority.
Receipt(s) for foreign currency purchased for your trip.
Evidence of sterling or foreign currency withdrawn while you were abroad.
Evidence of how you replaced the lost funds.
A copy of the report the local police made when you told them about the loss.
Confirmation from the police or other relevant, independent authority that you told them about the event.
Details of any third parties involved.
Any witness statements.
A copy of any police report.
If the piste was closed because of the weather, a letter from the resort manager or tour operator confirming the dates.
Please refer to your schedule to see if this is operative
If you have a legal expenses claim or need legal representation or advice, please call the DAS helpline on 01179340573.
DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd provide this free service for our members. Their claims office is open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and the helpline is open 24/7. For any queries relating to what is covered under this section of the policy, please contact DAS for further information.