Leaving with family for a weekend getaway? Just think of all the assets you possess like your home, car, jewellery and other valuables. What if you lose all of it due to some fire, theft or a natural calamity? It would be all gone even before you might think about saving it.
Safety is the prime concern and avoiding any mess falls as the next. At times, you might end up facing some unexpected losses for which you were completely unaware. What then? Do you definitely look for some security system? Or just leave things on destiny?
Well! Nothing would work except a security system that backs us. In other words, we need an insurance cover.
Types of General Insurance
Insurance for the damage or theft of your motor vehicle, two-wheeler, three-wheeler or four-wheeler, is covered under this type of insurance. The damage caused to the vehicle can be caused natural or man-made circumstances, the extent of which would change from policy to policy.
Under the Motors Vehicle Act, motor insurance is mandatory in India. New motor vehicles come with a third-party insurance right from the showroom itself.
Home and household insurance protects your home and the items inside it. A home insurance policy would also cover natural and man-made circumstances. The contents that are covered under a home insurance policy would depend on the type of policy you buy.
Another popular type of general insurance is travel insurance, which covers your trips abroad. Travel insurance can be taken to cover loss or theft of your valuables as well as documents. Some travel insurance policies also cover flight delays and medical emergencies. Travel insurance can be taken for personal as well as business trips.