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What is a 'Short-stay Rental House' policy?

ShareCover designed this policy to address the needs of hosts who are renting out their free-standing houses to guests for most of the year.

This policy provides cover for your home and its contents whilst being used as temporary residential accommodation for loss or damage that is caused by a guest’s (or a guest’s visitor’s) act or omission. This includes risks such as theft, malicious and accidental damage, income loss, liability and additional benefits (learn more about what additional house benefits are here).

You can take out this policy for any periods of temporary residential accommodation of 90 days or less, which can include multiple guest stays, over a 6 or 12-month period of insurance – whatever works for you!

For full details about this policy and whether it’s right for you, read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

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ShareCover is issued by Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722 AFS Licence No. 227681 trading as ShareCover Enterprises. When making decisions about a product, always read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS). For home policies, please also read our Key Fact Sheets (KFS) for buildings and contents which set out some of the events/risks covered and not covered by our home policies and other information you should consider. These sheets do not provide a complete statement of the cover offered, exclusions, conditions and limits that apply under the policies. You should carefully read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and all policy documentation for more details.

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