How does ShareCover work if I rent my home under a lease?

ShareCover is available to people who rent their property under a lease, and don’t own the property. However, there are certain key conditions that apply if you purchase ShareCover for the property you rent out under a lease: You must obtain written consent from the property owner. We'll ask for a copy of this if you…

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Do I need landlord permission to use sharing economy platforms like Airbnb, Stayz & TripAdvisor?

Advice on landlord permission, and communicating with your landlord more generally, varies across sharing economy platforms - see their individual websites for details. Airbnb, for example, provide their own guidance on how to talk with your landlord or property owner about using their platform. However, having your landlord’s permission doesn’t necessarily constitute cover for property…

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Why can't I just get a landlord insurance policy?

A landlord insurance policy will cover you for an entire year and will typically only insure stays that are longer than 90 days. Most stays on platforms like Airbnb, Stayz, or TripAdvisor are for less than 90 days, meaning that most landlord policies won't cover you. Other typical features of landlord insurance policies that may be problematic…

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