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Underwritten by Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's
Both the Society of Lloyd's and Underwriters at Lloyd's are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Administered by Leisure Underwriting Agents
Leisure Underwriting Agents is a trading name of K. Drewe Insurance Brokers Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
This policy summary does not contain full details and conditions of this insurance, these are located in your policy wording. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR LIMIT ANY COVER.
Types of insurance and cover
  • This insurance provides cover for touring and static caravans used solely for holiday purposes.
  • We will insure only those sections you request and we agree to insure.
  • The maximum amount we will pay is the value shown within your policy wording or on the policy schedule.
Duration: This is an annually renewable policy. The period of insurance will be shown on your schedule.
Features and benefits included automatically
Significant Exclusions or Limitations
Policy section information can be found in
Loss or damage to the caravan - including fixtures and fittings.
Theft - Caravans less than 23 feet in length, left unattended for 2 hours or more, will not be covered for theft or attempted theft unless a proprietary wheel clamp and hitch lock are fitted.
Any loss or damage whilst the caravan is let for hire or reward other than a static caravan on a fixed site.
Section A:
Caravan, Equipment, Contents, Personal Effects and Awnings.
Loss or Damage to Equipment included automatically up to 15% of the sum insured for the caravan - including refrigerators, gas bottles, water containers, steps, balconies, batteries, stabilisers, wheel clamps, generators and the like used in conjunction with the caravan.
Excluding: Money, credit or charge cards or business books, Watches, Jewellery, Furs, Gold, Silver, contact lenses, spectacles, sports equipment over 50, photographic equipment, binoculars, camcorders, mobile phones, computer hardware and software, motor driven vehicles of any kind or their accessories, pedal cycles or waterborne craft.
Theft of any item left in an unlocked caravan.
Awnings are excluded unless specified on the schedule - see optional cover for further details.
Loss or damage to Contents and Personal Effects included automatically up to 10% of the sum insured for the caravan - including clothing, luggage and general household goods used in conjunction with the caravan.
Contents and Personal effects - A single article limit of 300 applies.
Replacement as New - following total loss of or destruction beyond economic repair of the caravan, subject to the loss or damage occurring within 120 months, from purchase new and the sum insured representing the present day purchase price of the caravan.
The sum insured must represent the present day purchase price as new of the caravan or its equivalent model.
Section A:
Caravan, Equipment, Contents, Personal Effects and Awnings.
- Basis of claims settlement.
The Policy Schedule
If this cover is in force it will show on your schedule of insurance.
Liability to the Public - indemnity in respect of injury to third parties up to 2 million.
While the caravan is attached to a mechanically propelled vehicle.
If the caravan or part thereof becomes detached from any towing vehicle.
Any liability in respect of any vehicle being used for the transportation of the caravan.
Section B:
Liability to the public.
Loss of Use - cover for alternative accommodation, the hire of a similar caravan and for static caravans only, loss of higher charges if the caravan is rendered uninhabitable following a claim under this policy.
Cover up to 50 per day, 1,500 in total.
Section C:
Loss of Use and Hiring charges.
Continental Touring Use - cover for temporary visits to Europe for a total of 180 days in any one year.
Cover is restricted to Continental Europe, Mediterranean Islands, Mediterranean Coastal Lands, Madeira and the Canary Islands.
The following countries are excluded:
Albania, Bulgaria, Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Poland, Romania and the former Union of Soviet republics.
The Policy Schedule.
Personal Accident Benefits - cover for compensation if bodily injury is suffered which results in death or permanent disablement up to 20,000.
Cover is not available to any person over 70 years of age.
Cover is limited to 500 for persons under the age of 16.
Section D:
Personal Accident Benefits.
Optional Cover
Significant Exclusions or Limitations
Policy section information can be found in
Optional Awning Replacement as New - in the event of the awning being lost or damaged beyond economic repair within 7 years from the date of purchase as new, the Underwriters will replace the awning with a new one of the same manufacture and model.
Subject to a limit of indemnity as shown on your schedule of insurance.
We are unable to insure awnings over 7 years of age.
Theft or accidental loss from the awning, except for outside furniture, when the caravan is in use and subject to a total limit of 200.
Loss or damage to the awning when erected and attached to the caravan when the caravan is left unoccupied for 7 consecutive days or more.
Any available discount will be taken into account in the settlement.
Section A:
Caravan, Equipment, Contents, Personal Effects and Awnings.
If this cover is in force it will show on your schedule of insurance.
General Exclusions
  • For touring caravans the policy excess excludes the first 75.00 for any claim except public liability claims.
  • For static caravans there is no policy excess, but claims are not paid under 100 except public liability claims.
  • Loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by radioactive contamination and nuclear assemblies.
  • Any liability arising or any loss or damage that occurs while the caravan is being used other than for social, domestic and pleasure purposes.
  • Any consequence of war, invasion, act of foreign enemy, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection or military or usurped power.
  • Loss, destruction or damage to the caravan or equipment or contents and personal effects directly occasioned by pressure waves caused by aircraft or other aerial devices travelling at sonic or supersonic speed.
Your Right to Cancel
You are free to cancel this policy at anytime by contacting your insurance broker, Wise Insurance Services Limited, 168 Croydon Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4DE.
If, within 14 days of either receiving your policy documentation, or the start of the period of insurance, you find that it does not meet your requirements you may cancel your policy by contacting us. We will refund the premium paid in full provided that no claim has been submitted nor any incident likely to give rise to a claim has occurred.
You are not obliged to provide us with any reason for cancelling this policy within 14 days of receiving your policy documentation. However to enable us to gain a greater understanding of the needs of our customers we would welcome any comments you may have.
If you cancel after this time and there has been no claim or incident likely to give rise to a claim during the current period of insurance we will calculate the appropriate premium for the period you have been insured and refund any balance due.
Short term cancellation rates will apply if you have been insured under the policy for less than one year. After the first year insured under this contract, cancellation will be calculated on a proportionate premium for the period you have been insured and any balance due will be refunded to you. A full copy of our Cancellation Notice can be found in the policy wording.
Claim Notification
Naturally we hope you won't have any accidents or misfortune, but if you do and wish to make a claim under this insurance please contact the Administrators Claims Department, Telephone 0844 856 2043. At the time of making a claim, you will be asked:
  • The policy number stated on your schedule.
  • A brief description of the circumstances surrounding your loss or damage.
  • The name of the insurance brokers who sold you this insurance.
Our Service Commitment to You
Our aim is to ensure that all aspects of your insurance are dealt with promptly, efficiently and fairly. At all times we are committed to providing you with the highest standard of service.
If you have any questions or concerns about your policy or the handling of a claim you should, in the first instance, contact:
Your Inurance Broker
Wise Insurance Services Limited, 168 Croydon Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4DE
Tel: 020 8663 3939
Fax: 020 8658 7229
OR
The Scheme Administrators
Leisure Underwriting Agents, The Post House, 14 Load Street, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 2AE
Tel: 0845 33 03 012
Fax: 0845 408 5926
Email: mail@spectrumleisure.co.uk
In the event that you remain dissatisfied and wish to make a complaint, you can do so at any time by referring the matter to Policyholder and Market Assistance at Lloyd's. Their address is:
Policyholder and Market Assistance
Lloyd's Market Services, G6/86 One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA
Tel: 020 7327 5693
Fax: 020 7327 5225
E-mail: complaints@lloyds.com
Complaints that cannot be resolved by Policyholder and Market Assistance may be referred to the Financial Ombudsman Service. Further details will be provided at the appropriate stage of the complaint process. Referral to the Financial Ombudsman will not affect your right to take legal action.
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
Lloyd's Underwriters are covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. You may be entitled to compensation from the Scheme if a Lloyd's Underwriter is unable to meet its obligations to you under this contract. If you were entitled to compensation under the Scheme, the level and extent of the compensation would depend on the nature of the contract. Further information about the Scheme is available from:
Financial Services Compensation Scheme
7th Floor, Lloyds Chambers, Portsoken Street, London E1 8BN
Tel: 020 7892 7300
Web: http://www.fscs.org.uk/
Law Applicable to Contract
The parties are free to choose the law applicable to this contract but in the absence of agreement to the contrary the contract shall be subject to the law of the country in which you reside at the date of the contract (or in the case of a business the law of the country in which the registered office or principal place of business is situated will apply).
If you are not resident (or in the case of a business to registered office or principal place of business is not situated) in England or Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, the law which shall apply is the law of England and Wales.
Caravan Legal Costs LEI/07/06 Policy Summary
Some important facts about your Caravan Legal Costs Insurance Policy are summarised below. This summary does not describe all the terms and conditions of your policy, so please take time to read the policy document to make sure you understand the cover it provides.
The insurance cover summarised in this document is provided by Inter Partner Assistance, and administered on their behalf by Arc Legal Assistance Limited.
Your Legal Costs cover is valid for the same duration as the Caravan Insurance Policy with which it is provided. Your Legal Costs cover applies to the owner of the caravan and any authorised person occupying or using the caravan with the owner's consent. Under Section 2B cover extends to any passenger or driver of the towing vehicle.
It is a key condition of this insurance that reasonable prospects for a successful outcome must exist before any claim for legal costs can be accepted.
Significant features and benefits
Significant exclusions or limitations
Policy section
Legal advice service available 24/7
Advisers' costs of up to 50000 per claim are covered
This insurance covers the legal costs incurred by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors. The insured is not covered for any other legal representatives costs unless court proceedings are started or a conflict of interest arises
Some key exclusions to this cover include:
  • Claims may arise, or where proceedings are brought outside of the Territorial Limits
  • Advisers' Costs incurred without our prior consent
  • A dispute between persons insured under this policy
  • Claims where a reasonable estimate of the Advisers' Costs is greater than the amount in dispute
  • The amount of Advisers' Costs which is in excess of Arc's Standard Advisors' Costs where The Insured has elected to use an Advisor of his / her own choice
Legal costs to negotiate:
In a contractual dispute over the purchase or sale of the Caravan
1A
Following any nuisance or trespass relating to the Caravan
The insured will be responsible for the first 250 of any claim
There is no cover for any claim arising in the first 180 days of cover starting
There is no cover for defending any claim
1B
Legal costs to pursue:
Contract claims against a person / organisation providing defective goods or services for use in or connected to the Caravan
2A
Uninsured loss and personal injury claims arising from the use of the Caravan against the responsible person / organisation
There is no cover for claims arising from clinical negligence
2B
Actions for compensation arising from damage to the Caravan
2C
Legal costs to defend:
Criminal prosecutions arising from the ownership or use of the Caravan
There is no cover for prosecutions alleging dishonesty or intentional violence or if the insured has already been disqualified from driving
There is no cover for claims arising from offences involving drink or drugs or from parking offences
3A
Contract claims brought by a person to whom private goods have been sold
3B
Cancellation Rights (cooling off period)
Within 14 days of receipt of insurance documentation you may cancel this policy if it does not meet your needs. Subject to Your Caravan insurance scheme administrators receiving your written advice of this, they will issue a full return of premium, the policy will be regarded as not having been taken up by you and will be cancelled from inception.
To make a claim
As soon as you have a legal problem that you may require assistance with under this insurance you should telephone the legal advice line on:
0844 770 1040.
Complaints
If you are unhappy with the service that has been provided, you should contact us at the address below. If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service. For full details of our complaints procedure and how to contact the Financial Ombudsman Service please our policy document.
Our contact details are:
Arc Legal Assistance Limited, PO Box 8921, Langham, Colchester CO4 5YD
Tel: 0844 770 9000
E-mail: enquiries@arclegal.co.uk
Compensation
We are covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if Arc or Inter Partner Assistance are unable to meet their obligations. Your entitlement to compensation will depend on the circumstances of the claim. Further information about compensation scheme arrangements is available at http://www.fscs.org.uk/ or by telephoning 020 7892 7300.
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