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Home Insurance Providers Ireland – What Does KennCo Cover?

Posted on May 31, 2017

The information below provides useful information in relation to your policy. This Policy Summary does not contain the full terms and conditions of your Household Policy. Subject to change. Correct as at 31 May 2017.  Section 1 - Material Loss or Damage to the Building of your Home A wide range of covers are provided under the Buildings section including: Fire, Lightning, Explosion and Earthquake Storm, Flood and Weight of Snow Persons taking part in Labour Disturbances, Malicious Damage and Vandalism...

Has your No Claims Bonus Expired?

Posted on May 29, 2017

Your No Claims Bonus may have expired after moving abroad or a lapse in your car insurance cover. Are you aware that if you have a gap of 2 or more years in your car insurance cover, your no claims bonus may have expired? Many drivers in Ireland are unaware than if they have do not have an insurance policy in their own name in Ireland for more than 2 years, they may lose their entire no claims bonus. This...

Travel Insurance for IMPACT Members

Posted on May 15, 2017

KennCo Insurance have teamed up with IMPACT Trade Union KennCo Insurance are offering IMPACT members a discount on their travel insurance. You can now get Annual Multi-Trip travel insurance for just €59. This price not only covers you, but your partner and children too.* Each policy includes great benefits as standard including: Worldwide Cover 365-day Medical Assistance Cancellations Lost Baggage Medical & Emergency Expenses Personal Accident Missed Departure Public Liability Winter Sports & Scuba Diving Trips to US and Canada  Get...

Changing Address on your Car Logbook – Quick Tips

Posted on May 10, 2017

Amending Your Car Registration Certificate Every car owner in Ireland must have a Vehicle Registration Certificate (Logbook) for their car. When a car is purchased or sold, the change of ownership must be registered with the Vehicle Registration Unit of the Dept. of Transport. This applies to both new and used cars.  Not registering change of ownership can result in heavy fines. It is particularity important for the previous owner to ensure change of ownership has been completed as they may...

Introducing Professional Indemnity Insurance

Posted on May 3, 2017

Professional Indemnity In keeping with our commitment to providing the highest quality in our product range, coupled with our superior customer service, we are delighted to announce the arrival of our new Professional Indemnity offering. Rich in policy features and benefits, the product caters for most professions including the following: Auctioneers & Estate Agents Architects Insurance Brokers / Retail Intermediaries Chartered Surveyors Engineers Miscellaneous Professions Heading up the PI Team at KennCo Underwriting is Margaret Brennan who commented “we are...

Protect Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

Posted on April 24, 2017

Carbon Monoxide - The Silent Killer What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas that is difficult to identify without the correct detector. On average there are between 1 and 2 deaths in Irish homes every year due to carbon monoxide poisoning. It is known as the silent killer due to it being so difficulty to identify.  CO poisoning can be as a result of faulty home heating systems or fossil fuels such as oil,...

Top Holiday Destinations with Left Hand Driving

Posted on April 18, 2017

Driving in countries with left hand driving allows you to see more with added convenience.  If you're travelling abroad for your holidays this summer you may decide to rent a car. But do the thoughts of driving on the opposite side of the road fill you with dread? It can be hard enough getting used to the different road signs, languages and speed limits without the added complexity of driving on the 'wrong' side of the road. But did you know that there...

What To Do if You’re Involved in a Car Accident

Posted on March 31, 2017

Being involved in a car accident is a stressful time for any driver whether you're at fault or not. If it's your first time, you may be unsure of the correct procedure to follow.  1. Stop at the Scene Failing to stop at the scene of a car accident is an offence in Ireland. You are required by law to stop your vehicle at the scene of the accident, no matter how minor the accident is. For safety reasons, you should turn...

Home Insurance Terms

Posted on March 23, 2017

Confused by Home Insurance Terms?  If you're purchasing home insurance for the first time or even just renewing, you may become confused by the various home insurance terms that are presented to you from different insurance companies. Below we have detailed some of the most common home insurance terms that you may come across. If you can't find the answer you're looking for, call a member of our team today for more information.   The terms below are guidelines as to what...

Ways to Save in 2017

Posted on March 16, 2017

Reduce Car Running Costs It's may be worth stopping to think about how you can reduce the cost of driving a car. By following a few easy steps you can reduce your car's fuel consumption and increase the lifespan of your car. By maintaining your tyres properly, you get more time out of your tyres and it also improves driving safety.   You can also save money on fuel expenses by reducing your car load. Take out those golf clubs or...