Hey there, Arizonans—looking for world-class renters insurance? Lemonade has you covered in the Grand Canyon State.
Whether you’re a Wildcat at the U of A in Tucson, or a ski bum living her best life in Flagstaff, renters insurance coverage will have your back when life takes unexpected turns.
Lemonade makes things as simple as possible, too. We know you’re busy (plus less time muddling through an insurance sign-up means more time for hiking the Superstitions). With our intuitive app, getting a policy will take mere minutes.
Plus, Lemonade is a certified B Corporation, and we donate leftover premiums to charities that you choose. That’s sweet indeed.
What does Lemonade renters insurance cover in Arizona?
Okay, if you’ve done your research or talked to friends then you probably have an inkling that renters insurance is a great hedge against life’s uncertainties. But you might not have a great handle on what policies actually cover…
No sweat! It’s all easier than you might think.
Renters insurance will be helpful in many circumstances. Here are a few.
‘Personal property’ coverage protects your stuff, even if you’re out of your apartment or traveling. It includes things like theft, as well as damage from a variety of named perils.
Loss of Use
Let’s say you’re forced to vacate your pad due to covered losses (like a fire or windstorm). That’s rough, but thankfully ‘loss of use’ coverage provides reimbursements for a temporary place to stay. It should also kick in for additional living expenses such as food, laundry, hotel parking, and more.
Okay, so you’re visiting your friend’s chic new Phoenix loft for drinks. After one mimosa too many, you trip and fall over a Noguchi coffee table, which breaks. Awkward! If anyone on your policy causes damage to someone else’s property or stuff your insurer should have you covered.
If you’re having a get-together at your Scottsdale duplex, and a guest takes a tumble down your spiral staircase, another component of your policy will be a real lifeline. Your insurer covers medical costs if your guests get injured at your place, or if you accidentally hurt people outside of your home as well. But here’s a big thing to keep in mind: Renters insurance does not cover medical costs if you or someone residing with you are injured—only non-residents and people visiting.
Tailor your coverage
There’s no one-size-fits all formula for coverage amounts. Make an honest accounting of the value of your stuff, to start. Your landlord also might require you to have a certain amount of personal liability coverage. Don’t worry, changing your coverage options isn’t tough with Lemonade’s Live Policy.
What does Lemonade renters insurance in Arizona protect me against?
It’s impossible to predict the future and know what tricky, dangerous, or awful stuff might happen. If you’re reading this, we hope things always go well! But as we know, stuff happens. When it does, are you covered against someone stealing everything you hold near and dear? What about damage from chaotic weather?
Here’s a list of the perils that are covered under your base policy:
- Fire or lightning
- Windstorm or hail
- Falling objects
- Weight of ice, snow, or sleet
- Accidental discharge or overflow of water or steam
- Sudden and accidental tearing, cracking, burning, or bulging
- Volcanic eruption
- Sudden, acccidental damage from artificially generated electrical current
Your Lemonade renters insurance quote in Arizona
You may have friends who have told you that getting renters insurance was a real drag. We’d bet that they didn’t sign up with Lemonade, where we’ve made the whole process pretty painless and even…fun?
We used artificial intelligence and automation to streamline our customer experience. Just head to the Lemonade app, answer a few questions, and AI Maya will mull things over behind the scenes and give you a quote instantly.
Making changes is simple too. If you ever need to tweak your coverage because your landlord asked you to, or if you realized your stuff is worth way more than you thought, you can do it on the app instantly using Lemonade’s Live Policy feature.
And Lemonade’s claims experience is instant, too. If anything bad happens, simply chat with AI Jim, our claims handling bot, and quickly tell him what happened.
Best part? All leftover premiums go to a charity you choose at the end of the year through our Giveback program.
Do I need to have renters insurance in Arizona?
While there’s no legal requirement to carry renters insurance, a lot of landlords will demand that you have it… and you are required to abide by the terms of your lease. So in those cases, you would have to get insurance.
In order to demonstrate that you actually signed up, most landlords and property managers require you to provide proof of your policy before you sign your lease. Sometimes, they’ll also ask for proof of insurance each time you renew your lease.
Why? Usually, landlords want to make sure you have enough personal liability coverage within your renters policy. They might also check to make sure you have enough personal property coverage for your stuff.
So that they’re kept in the loop, your landlord can ask to be made an interested party, so they’ll be notified if you abandon your policy. That way, they can make sure you don’t cancel your policy right after you provide proof that you have one. Nice try!
What’s the right amount of coverage?
The coverage amounts you choose for each category are up to you—tailor them according to what you need. You should choose your personal property coverage amount based on the value of the stuff you own, and how much it would cost to replace it.
What about setting your ‘loss of use’ coverage? Consider all of the expenses you could rack up beyond your normal daily budget (such as a place to stay, food, laundry, your commute, etc) if your home becomes unlivable for an extended period of time.
For a more in-depth look at this topic, check out this resource on how much renters insurance you need.
And if you’re eager to learn even more about the specifics of our policies, take a look at this comprehensive FAQ! Best of luck, and congrats for making the smart decision to get renters insurance.