Island Savings

Tenant Insurance

This insurance is for you if:

  • you rent a home and you want to protect your belongings.
  • your roommate seems to be particularly interested in your comic collection.
  • your landlords have decided to renovate your space and you don't feel like
    moving back to your Aunt Suzie's.


Key Features & Benefits

  • Allows you to repair or replace your belongings if they're destroyed, stolen or damaged
  • Covers injuries that happen to other people or their property while in your rental suite if you're liable for the injury
  • Covers additional living expenses if your home is unfit to live in or you've been denied access to your home

All policies feature:

  • Comprehensive replacement cost coverage on your contents
  • Minimum $1 million in liability coverage
  • Choice of deductibles
  • Flexible payment options

What You'll Need to Bring

Whether you have an appointment booked with us already, or you're just dropping by, it is important that you bring the following documents with you when you visit us so that we can provide you with the best home insurance solution possible.

  • Current tenant policy or renewal documents
    Current coverage – policy information and special coverage for items like jewelry, art and watercraft.

If you don’t have these documents, don’t worry. Our insurance experts will help you to find the answers.


As a full service insurance broker, Island Savings Insurance will provide you with the best rates possible for the coverage you need. Members who bank with our First West Credit Union Island Savings division, will receive a 10% discount on home insurance policies.

General Costs

In general, several things contribute to the cost of tenant insurance:

  • Estimated value to replace your personal property with new items
  • Your claim record
  • Area you reside
  • What type and how much additional coverage you choose

Member Perk! Our members can save up to 10% on their home insurance on select policies—ask your insurance advisor about this exclusive member offer. Please note that this discount is not reflected in the online quote.

For more information on rates, call or visit one of our insurance locations today.


Things to Consider

  • What would it cost to replace the contents of your home? Record the contents of your home with our household inventory checklist.
  • What kind of protection do you have against liability claims?
  • Do you have items that should be insured with additional coverage (i.e. silverware, jewelry, boat, laptop)?
  • Does your suite have a security system? This feature may reduce your insurance premiums.
  • Do you have anyone living with you that is not a relative?
  • Do you operate a "home-based" business?

Payment Options

Methods of Payment

  • Pay upfront—if you've got the money saved, you can pay the premium in full on the policy effective date.
  • Pay monthly—if you'd like to spread the insurance cost over 12 equal monthly payments.

We accept:

  • Cash
  • Personal Cheques
  • Debit Cards
  • MasterCard®
  • VISA


Need to Make a Claim?

To report your insurance claim, please contact us for assistance:

  • For emergency assistance, call: 1-800-737-4747 (24 hour service)
  • Contact an insurance location: view phone directory

Ready to get a quote? At Island Savings Insurance, we provide simple insurance solutions to suit your needs.


Start your free online quote now for home, condo or tenant insurance—it’s quick and simple!

In Person

If you're more comfortable coming in to see us, we'd be happy to chat with you about the questions you have.

By Phone

If you’d like to call us, here is a complete list of our insurance office numbers.