Perforation, loss of valuables, injuries and even … theft. Jacuzzis claims in the UK nearly tripled last year as the people of Britain heavily used these soothing bubbles during the lockdown. Insurance veteran Aviva revealed on Monday that it had covered the fan with hot tub covers to damage pool walls for the wedding ring or slide into the jacuzzi.
The insurer also insists on making several claims for compensation for the theft of these garden bathtubs. “A lot of people bought hot tubs in 2020 […] The property manager, who claims a property in Eniva, says a coronovirus pandemic can lead to enjoying a vacation at home during lockdown across the UK.
Watch out for tools, phones or jewelry
“It’s great that people are having a great time at home but we encourage them to be careful […] Our data shows us that a very small loss of concentration can give rise to an unfortunate event, ”she says, specifically to put precious equipment, phones or jewelry to one side before diving into the bath. A spokesperson for Aviva, however, acknowledged that the amounts paid were “not significant” in relation to the total compensation paid by the group.
Aviva noted that it paid £ 33.2 billion in damage compensation in 2019. Last year, according to its annual results published on 4 March, it saw its net profit increase 9% to 2.9 billion pounds.
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