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Home » Personal » Personal Insurance » Home & Property Insurance » Holiday Home Insurance

Buying a second home or holiday home in the UK is pretty straightforward, but if you are considering buying abroad you will need good overseas holiday home insurance to protect your investment.

Whether your holiday home policy is for your holiday home overseas or second/holiday home here in the United Kingdom we will tailor a policy to meet your requirements.

  • Specific products for holiday homes/second homes
  • Cover for UK and selected overseas countries
  • Cover for own use or rental
  • Feefo service rating of 98%

The Alan Boswell Group Difference

Whether your property is a short term holiday let investment or a secondary residence for you and your family Alan Boswell Group understand the differing requirements. Providing expert independent advice on finding the right insurance we will work with you to tailor products to your needs. Working with established insurers we can provide specific products designed for holiday homes.

How our customers rate us

Very professional, informative and extremely helpful.

Miss Tungate, Private Home Insurance

Holiday home insurance in detail

Holiday home insurance products can cover the following:

  • Building covers Cover for your property for repair or rebuild following a claim e.g. fire, flood etc.
  • Contents cover Covers damage or theft of contents within your property.
  • Property Owners Liability Liability cover in the event of accidents on your property to guests or visitors for which you are liable.
  • Emergency travel expenses Cover if you need to get to your property in an emergency.


  • A holiday home or second home is defined as a residential property that is not your main residence whether commercially let or for own occasional use. Generally speaking, if there are long periods of where there’s no occupancy this would be classified as a holiday home.

  • We can cover the UK and Southern Ireland as well as Spain, France, Southern Cyprus, Bulgaria, Portugal, Greece and Italy. Although certain areas may have restricted perils for local risks, e.g. Earthquakes in Italy and Greece.

  • We have access to a number of providers and being independent means we can choose the best policy for your requirements.

  • Yes you can, to ensure you are covered on the correct basis just call us.

  • Yes, you are still covered as owner of the property. In addition if you stop letting the property your premiums may also reduce.

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Amanda Groom
Amanda Groom

Insurance Adviser

Amanda left school and joined Norwich Union to work initially in motor insurance, going on to then work in household, travel and customer accounts.  She…

Amanda Riches

Insurance Adviser

Amanda is an insurance adviser specialising in personal lines including landlords insurance, boat, motor, home and travel.

Rosie Stocking
Rosie Stocking

Insurance Adviser

Rosie is an English Literature and Creative Writing graduate with extensive customer service experience. She started her career in insurance by working for Capita before…