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Three insurance tips for springtime

Following these seasonal tips will help you sit back and unwind in the sunshine

Updated May 2022 ​ 3 min read

You’ve probably been pretty busy since the start of spring. There’s gardening and landscaping to do, pressure washing the deck and patio furniture, helping you get ready to enjoy summer weather. We have some helpful, season-specific insurance info that might be of use to you. Because the garden isn’t going to weed itself...


  1. It’s motorcycle season! Before setting off on the open road, you may want to talk to an insurance expert about extending your ICBC liability insurance with private coverage, especially for the own damage portion. It may be surprisingly affordable, so get a free quote today and feel safe knowing your bike will be covered even outside of the riding season!
  2. Do you have a vacation home for getaways? If so, we recommend checking in with your insurance broker to ensure that you have an appropriate form of coverage for how often you visit, whether you rent it out to family or friends, or do vacation rentals to third parties. Some insurance companies require that you stay at your home-away-from-home at least every 90 days, while some permit more intermittent visits. It’s important to keep your insurance broker up to date about the occupancy of your seasonal so they can give you the best advice for your unique situation!
  3. Travelling out of the province or country? Be sure to talk to an insurance expert to purchase your travel insurance policy before you leave the province. Some things to consider are emergency medical treatment, COVID-19 coverage, out-of-pocket expenses, air travel delay expenses and so much more. At Coastal Community, we offer a variety of policies and benefits. Let us help you can find the perfect fit.

Following these tips will help you sit back and unwind in the sunshine. If you have a recreational vehicle or boat, we’ve got you covered for insurance advice on those, too! 


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