For home insurance, you're safe in the hands of Aviva
Peace of mind. That's what it is all about, isn't it? You want to know that if something happens to your home, you're protected with the best cover you can get, a 24-hour emergency helpline, loyalty discounts and all for an affordable price.
Help in a home emergency
If you're struggling with a storm or accidental damage, our 24-hour emergency helpline and repair service is there for you.
Reinstating your cover
Made a claim? Don't worry, we'll continue to insure you for the same amount that we did before your claim.
If you (and your pets!) become unable to live in your home following an unexpected insured event, we'll cover the cost of similar accommodation up to 15% of your buildings and contents sums insured.
Home insurance cover
We know you like options, so we give you a choice of buildings and contents cover (our most comprehensive cover) or contents only cover (perfect for renters). All options come with great benefits as standard, a range of discounts to keep your premium down and can be tailored to your needs. If you are employing a contractor to build a house for you, we can provide a 'Building in the course of construction' policy - please contact the Call Centre. Cover types.
Home insurance benefits
The biggest benefit with Aviva home insurance? You get the security of knowing your home is in safe hands. But you get so much more...
- Best Doctors
You and your family get access to the Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service at no extra charge, a worldwide network of over 50,000 leading medical specialists across 450 specialities (Source: Best Doctors, April 2018).
- Fire brigade charges
If the Fire Brigade is called in to put out a fire affecting or likely to affect - your home, we will pay up to €1,500 to cover the charges.
- Credit and debit cards
If your credit or debit card is lost or stolen and you have to pay a bill as a result, we refund you up to €650. Were you on holiday? No problem, this cover applies anywhere in Europe. You're also covered for the first 30 days if you're travelling outside Europe.
- Replacing door locks
If your keys are stolen, we offer up to €400 to cover replacement door locks, alarm keys and safe locks.
Take a look at our comprehensive home insurance benefits.
Choose from a range of options including:
Perfect for those things designed to be left permanently in the great outdoors.
Accidental damage cover
Accidents happen, but you can lessen the blow of an unforeseen event with accidental damage cover.
Additional cover for items
Jewellery, cameras, maybe even your treasured golf clubs...when things mean a lot, you can make sure they're protected with additional cover.
Want to know more? See all optional covers.
Home insurance discounts
Save and protect your home:
Home safety discounts
- Up to 40% off the price of your home insurance if you have no claim.
- 12.5% alarm discount - alarm must be installed and maintained in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.
- 15% off both policies if you insure your car and home with Aviva. We'll even throw in one year free travel insurance!2
- 6% off your renewal price if you're an existing customer and you've been claim-free for three years.
And there's more...See a list of all our home insurance discounts.
Frequently asked questions
Do you offer no-claims discount on a home insurance policy?
Who do I call to make a claim on my home insurance?
How do I make changes to my policy after it has started?
Already with us?
Need to claim? The sooner you get in touch with us, the sooner we can help you. Visit home claims.
Manage your cover with MyAviva
- View your policies and documentation
- Update your details
- Upload documents
Looking for more information?
At Aviva, we match certain insurer mortgage protection quotes AND give you an additional 15% off.3
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1. Acceptance criteria, terms & conditions apply. Offer subject to minimum premium of €230 for home (€115 for Contents or Buildings only).
2. Offer available to new & existing customers who have both Aviva car & home insurance. Acceptance criteria, terms & conditions apply. Offer subject to minimum premium of €280 for car & €230 for home (€115 for Contents or Buildings only). Free one year travel insurance is arranged by Aviva Direct Ireland Limited and underwritten by Chubb European Group SE.
3. Acceptance criteria, terms and conditions apply. Price match applies to mortgage protection or life insurance quotes only. Price match only applies to standard quotes provided to Aviva Direct Ireland Limited from Best Advice (only including quotes from Irish Life, New Ireland, Royal London and Zurich) with the same level and term of cover up to a maximum sum assured of €1,500,000. Price Match does not apply to promotional offers. Price match and any discounts applied are subject to a minimum premium of €10 per month.
Terms and conditions apply to all our home insurance policies and you can see full details in our HomeCare Policy Document.
If you're already an Aviva customer, check your home insurance policy and schedule for details of your cover.
Best Doctors provides an expert Second Medical Opinion service available at no extra cost with new and existing home policies taken out with Aviva. The service is available to the policyholder and certain family members. Aviva may withdraw this service at any time. If we withdraw the Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service, we’ll write to notify policyholders at least 31 days in advance of the removal of the service.
Best Doctors is not a regulated financial service.
Aviva Direct Ireland Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
Car insurance and home insurance are underwritten by Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC.
Life and Protection Cover is underwritten by Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland DAC.
Aviva Direct Ireland Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. A private company limited by shares. Registered in Ireland No 374895. Registered Office One Park Place, Hatch Street, Dublin 2.