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Tools and tips

We’ve put together straightforward answers to some commonly asked questions, as well as tips and examples to help you better understand insurance.

Renovation theft prevention

Like most Kiwi homeowners, thieves also love a bit of DIY, especially those newly purchased items. So here are some ways to proactively protect your home during a reno.

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Get your holiday security sorted

You’ve packed your bags, left the cat with the neighbour, and organised some travel games for the kids. But what have you done to secure your home before heading away on holiday? Here are a few tips to help you get away.

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Insuring Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

Read the answers to commonly asked questions about insurance for electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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How to make a claim

Should the unthinkable happen, it's good to know how to make a claim to get your insurance sorted quickly.

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How to look after your property while you’re away

Burglars aren’t the only threat to your home during the break. It’s entirely possible to have broken water pipes, burst hot water cylinders and power outages that cause headaches for homeowners. Here are our top three tips to keep your home in check while you’re away.

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Top 10 Most Stolen Cars

If your set of wheels is a Honda, Nissan, Mazda or Subaru that’s over 10 years old, you might want to check out AA Insurance’s latest Top 10 Stolen Vehicles list.

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Buying a home?

Whether you're new to home buying or an old hand, it's a good idea to check a property from top to bottom for any issues that could haunt you later.

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Motorcycle Insurance Basics

AA Insurance insures over 4,000 motorcycles and mopeds for Kiwis across New Zealand. Recently, we extended the list of motorcycles we offer cover for Ducati, Triumph, Aprilia, Victory, Buell, Cagiva and Harley Davidson. To help you navigate your way around motorcycle cover, we’ve put together answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Life hacks – little ways to make life easier

Your gran may have called them handy household hints, but nowadays they’re known as life hacks or, as we like to say, smart solutions to life’s little problems. Here are a few to get you started

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Easy home emergency kit

Did you know that it’s a government recommendation that every home has an emergency kit with food and water to last 3 days? Learn how by being prepared and having the right resources on-hand could eliminate a great deal of stress if there is an emergency.

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