You’re in
for a treat

when you take out a home insurance policy with us

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Relax in Nature

with a year’s RHS membership

It’s a great time to enjoy the great outdoors. With an RHS membership there’s lots to enjoy. Discover the beauty of the four RHS Gardens with free entry to Wisley in Surrey, Rosemoor in Devon, Hyde Hall in Essex and Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire. Every visit can be an experience to share –members can bring along a family guest or 2 children.

The offer is for an individual membership with RHS. The membership includes unlimited entry to all RHS Gardens: free entry with a family guest or two children (aged 5–16 years, in the family group) to all RHS Gardens 364 days a year.

Treat yourself

with a luxury hamper on us

This traditional wicker basket hamper features a selection of Cartwright and Butlers finest preserves, delicious sweet treats and savoury snacks. The choice of delicious preserves inside The Cartwright and Butler Rippon Hamper includes a sweet strawberry preserve jam, the perfect fruit jam for toast and crumpets.

Rippon Hamper fulfilled by Cartwright & Butler to one UK mainland postal address. Products are subject to availability and hamper contents maybe changed or substituted without notice.

Take a Break

with a one-night hotel stay

Enjoy a night away on us. With locations around the UK, you can use your hotel stay to take a well-earned break at 100’s of locations nationwide. Choose a stay from our handpicked hotels available as part of the National Travel Network.

The offer is for a One Night Hotel Stay fulfilled via the National Travel Network, prebooking is required, subject to availability. Reservations require a minimum of 14 days’ notice before the night’s stay and must be taken by 1st June 2022.


Terms and Conditions: Exclusive to YBS members only. One qualifying purchase per person, per policy, per household. Entrants must be UK residents aged 18 or over and purchase a new Home Insurance policy from YBS between 18th Jan 2021 and 11.59pm 18th April 2021 to claim their reward. Please click here for full Terms and Conditions. To register: Visit before 11.59pm 18th May 2021. Redeem your reward selection by 11.59pm 1st June 2021. Internet access required. Please see for T&Cs on how to redeem, details on rewards available and Privacy Policy.

Promoter: Yorkshire Building Society, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 8LJ.


Why choose us?

  • Home Insurance underwritten and serviced through RSA, a longstanding relationship with YBS for over 15 years.
  • RSA are one of the world's most longstanding insurers with over 300 years of experience in helping customers.
  • Premiums can be paid annually or monthly (at no extra cost).
  • 20% introductory discount in the first year.

Moneyfacts 2021


We offer Core Buildings Only, Core Contents Only.
Or you could combine them into Core Buildings & Contents Cover.


Core Buildings

£1million as standard

Includes your walls, roof, windows and anything else that forms part of the structure of your home, such as fixtures and fittings like your kitchen and bathroom.

Cover for garages, outbuildings and other structures, such as drives and patios.

Exclusions and limitations will apply.

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Core Contents

up to £60k as standard

Contents are the items in your home that could be taken with you if you moved house including furniture, carpets, laptops and clothing.

We'll pay to repair or replace the contents of your home if they're lost, stolen or damaged by something covered by your policy, for example, a flood or fire.

Exclusions and limitations will apply.

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Looking for even more cover? You have all these extras to add:


Accidental damage
  • Ideal for families with young children, DIY enthusiasts or anyone looking for extra peace of mind.
  • Covers accidental damage to either your building, its contents or both.1
  • This option also includes damage caused by pets.

    • 1 Core Buildings - Sudden, unexpected and visible damage which hasn’t been caused on purpose to your buildings - including glass and windows, ceramic hobs or sanitary ware fixed to the home and accidental breakage of drains and pipes providing services to or from your home.
      Core Contents - Sudden, unexpected and visible damage which hasn’t been caused on purpose to items inside the home and on land belonging to the home.

Home emergency assistance
  • Covers the cost of emergencies in the home.2
  • Up to £500 for repairs, parts and call out charges.
  • No excess.
  • Alternative accommodation. 3
  • Provides a 24/7 rapid response from specialist approved tradesman.
  • All work carried out is fully guaranteed.

2 Emergency cover for the cost of repairs, parts and call out charges for:

  • Plumbing and drainage.
  • Heating system.
  • Domestic power supply.
  • Infestation of the home.
  • Home security.
  • Roof damage.

3 Cover for alternative accommodation for your family and pets if the home is uninhabitable as a result of the emergency.

Legal expenses
  • Up to £50,000 of cover as standard.
  • No excess.
  • Covers the costs of taking or defending legal action for:
    • Personal injury, including clinical negligence.
    • Consumer protection.
    • Residential.
    • Employment.
    • Tax (Full HMRC inquiries).
Personal items
  • £2,000 minimum cover or increase up to £15,000 if you need.
  • Covers items such as jewellery, watches, medals, money, credit cards and sports equipment. More details4.
  • Includes cover for money in and away from home up to £1,000.
  • Accidental damage and loss included as standard.

4 Cover for your Contents inside and outside the home anywhere in the British Isles and worldwide up to 90 days. Items such as mobile phones, laptops, jewellery, watches, money, clothing, glasses, wheelchairs, mobility scooters and cameras.
Single item limit £2,000. Any individual item over £2,000 needs to be specified on the policy.

Bicycle cover
  • Single item limit of £750 per bicycle.
  • Items over £750 need to be specified when you take out the policy.
  • Covers accidental loss or damage to your (or your family’s) bicycles inside and outside the home anywhere in the world for up to 90 days.
Matching items cover
  • If a damaged item is part of a matching set and we can’t repair or replace it (with an item of the same colour, make, model, material and size), we’ll pay the cost of replacing the whole matching set.

Important Information

As an intermediary, we act on behalf of RSA in arranging your insurance. Your insurance will be underwritten and administered by RSA (Royal and Sun Alliance plc (No 92792). Registered in England and Wales at St. Mark’s Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1XL. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. We do not ask you to pay a fee but we receive a commission from RSA which is a percentage of the total annual premium paid by you each year. We may also receive a share of the profit from the policies which we sell, if RSA calculates that a profit has been made.


Already have insurance with us?

Check your policy documents online with RSA

  • Check all your documents online and download
  • Change your cover options and make a claim (coming soon)

Call to make a claim

Speak to a friendly adviser about your claim.

0345 0727 147*

9.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri

If you have selected the Home Emergency option and require assistance, they can be contacted 24hrs/7 days – 365 days of the year.

Home Emergency: 0345 0727 149



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