17 May 2016
At Quoteline Direct we have been carefully listening to our customers for nearly half a century and we are often asked the same question: why is it so difficult to arrange overseas holiday home insurance online without the hassle of endlessly ringing around providers?
"The answer is a simple; it's all about investing in IT" begins Phil Stevens of Quoteline Direct's home insurance team "Building a bespoke online quotation system can be costly and complicated and it's easy to see why some brokers can't be bothered.
"However, at Quoteline Direct we like to do things differently and we work hard to give our customers exactly what they want. Our IT department has been working overtime to make life easier for anyone looking for insurance for a second property overseas.
"Customers can now get a competitive quote online and arrange instant cover for properties in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Ireland. Of course we still provide quotes over the phone during office hours, but our new 'quote and buy' system allows homeowners to arrange cover whenever and wherever they want.
"What's more we will try our best to find cover for 'difficult to insure properties' such as those with a history of flooding or subsidence. In fact, we can tailor policies to cover most 'non-standard' needs including high value properties or ones where building work is being undertaken".
Quoteline Direct's overseas holiday home insurance policies are bespoke, which means that benefits of cover vary depending on individual needs, but can include:
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