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How to insure your stored goods and how insurance protects you

For your own benefit and protection, you’ll need to insure your belongings while storing them with Shurgard.

Below are frequently asked questions about insurance at Shurgard.

To protect yourself and your belongings you always need to take out goods coverage for your stored items.

You can insure your belongings conveniently and at an affordable price through a customised goods coverage policy from Marsh, starting at 15 € per month.

You can take out this goods coverage when you sign your contract. Our on-site manager will be happy to help and advise you. Read more on how goods coverage protects your belongings.

Goods coverage for your belongings stored at Shurgard is compulsory. You can arrange this in two ways:

  • By taking out the special goods coverage policy created for Shurgard customers.
    This affordable goods coverage costs as little as 15 € per month, depending on the value of your possessions. The majority of Shurgard customers opt for this goods coverage.
  • Through your own contents insurance.
    The possibilities for insuring storage units vary per insurance company so it is advisable to ask your insurance company about the options.

That depends on the value, but you can insure the belongings stored in your storage unit for as little as 15 € per month.

The actual cost of your premium depends of course on the insured value of the belongings stored in your storage unit. See goods coverage prices and coverages.

The special Shurgard goods coverage policy covers direct damage to or direct loss of property during storage and also during transport at the start and end of the rental period.

The goods coverage policy insures the contents of your storage unit at the insured amount as mentioned on your insurance certificate. That means that you can claim the insured value of the belongings you are allowed to store in your storage unit, in the unlikely event your storage unit is affected by fire, struck by lightning, incurs water damage, storm damage or theft occurs.

Please take into account that the maximum amount that can be received is the insured amount as mentioned on your insurance certificate, and that this amount will only be paid in full if all policy conditions are met. Therefore, take note of the conditions of your policy. 

Read the full terms and conditions of the policy.

You can take out a customised goods coverage policy for Shurgard customers when you sign your contract at your storage location.

Our on-site managers will go through the Terms and Conditions of the goods coverage policy with you and they can help you in determining the (insurance) value of the goods you want to store.

For more information, call 0800 94 0766.

Read more on how goods coverage protects your belongings.

If you have any other questions about goods coverage that are not included here, you can call us for free on 0800 94 0766, or call a Shurgard location near you.

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