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Pickfords is a division of The Laser Transport Group (Pty) Ltd, a licensed Financial Services Provider FSP 9364 which, in terms of the FAIS Act of 2002, is entitled to operate in an intermediary services capacity in short-term insurance.

The insurance cover is underwritten by Centriq Insurance Company Limited a licensed non-life insurer and authorised financial services provider, FSP No. 3417. The programme is specially designed to insure household goods, personal effects, antiques, fine arts and automobiles for domestic transit.

Q: Why should I insure my goods for a Domestic or Office Move?

A: At Pickfords Removals we pride ourselves on our incredibly low incidence of insurance claims – even by international standards. However, we strongly believe in the importance of you insuring your household effects as comprehensively as possible, for the following reasons:

  • Peace of mind – Your financial and domestic security is at risk if you have no insurance
  • Handling damage – a risk every time furniture is moved, irrespective of the removal company
  • Storm damage, including flooding
  • Riot and strike action
  • Theft by forced entry
  • Warehouse theft
  • Fire in vehicle
  • To avoid loss of general household insurance cover while your goods are in transit
  • Hijacking
  • Vandalism
  • Terrorism

Q: How can insuring my goods benefit me?

A: We are able to offer you genuine ALL risk insurance cover for your move at competitive rates. For your peace of mind, all you need to do is complete the Insurance Application Form, valuing all your effects at ‘replacement values’, and submit it to us before your moving day.