Buying a beach or ski chalet abroad requires a considerable amount of time and money, which is why it’s of the utmost importance that you protect it 365 days of the year. As a holiday home it’s unlikely that you will be occupying your chalet throughout the year – especially if it is based abroad!
This is where Intasure’s holiday chalets insurance can help. We have spent years working in the insurance industry meaning we know a thing or two about protecting our customers’ holiday homes. To find out more fill out our online quote form today!
Here at Intasure we strive to help our customers protect their chalets regardless of where they are based. We can offer cover for chalets based in Spain, Italy, France and many other countries.
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If you want to make a bit of extra income then you have probably thought about letting your chalet out during certain parts of the year. However, you need to be careful when it comes to letting your holiday home as not only does this increase the risk of damages being made to your home but also certain legal issues.
Luckily, Intasure’s holiday home insurance can provide protection against loss of rent, legal fees and damages caused by tenants, giving you peace of mind. Interested? Then fill out our online quote form today.
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A chalet, also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region, made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof with wide, well-supported, eaves, set at right angles to the front of the house.
The term chalet stems from Arpitan speaking part of Switzerland and Savoy and originally referred to the hut of a herder. It derives from the medieval Latin calittum, which might come from an Indo-European root cala that means shelter.
Many chalets in the European Alps were originally used as seasonal farms for dairy cattle which would be brought up from the lowland pastures during the summer months. The herders would live in the chalet and make butter and cheese in order to preserve the milk produced. These products would then be taken, with the cattle, back to the low valleys before the onset of the alpine winter. The chalets would remain locked and unused during the winter months. Around many chalets there are small windowless huts called mazots which were used to lock away valuable items for this period.
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