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A good contents insurance policy is vital to cover your belongings in the home. But what about high value items? If you’re lucky enough to own valuables – from jewellery to antiques – you’ll want to make sure they’re covered. These are often treasured possessions that it’s hard for you to put a value on, but here’s how to make sure you’re covered for the cost of replacing them.

John Brady, Head of Commercial at John Lewis Insurance, answers your questions on how to insure your valuables.

If you’re heading off on holiday, you’ve probably charged your digital camera, packed most of your new summer wardrobe and maybe even bought an iPad for the plane.

But most people don’t realise quite how much their luggage is worth and how much it would cost to replace it if it was lost, stolen or damaged.

John Brady, Head of Commercial at John Lewis Insurance, answers your questions on Personal Belongings Cover and what it protects you from when you’re travelling. 

One in 100 people in the UK suffer from a nut allergy and if you’re one of them, you’ll be used to dealing with the condition as part of your everyday life.

But when you go on holiday, it’s essential to take extra care if you’re eating unfamiliar food. You’ll also want to know that if something does go wrong, your Travel Insurance covers your existing allergy to nuts or other food.

John Brady, Head of Commercial at John Lewis Insurance answers your questions about food allergies and how this affects your Travel Insurance.

Apart from clothes and toiletries, the most expensive items we tend to take with us are our gadgets. These are tempting for thieves and often small and easy to lose.

If any of your personal belongings go missing or are stolen, standard Baggage Cover may not cover all your possessions.

John Brady, Head of Commercial at John Lewis Insurance, answers your questions about our Optional Technology Cover and how it can protect your possessions.