Just add guests

With four levels of quality event cover designed just for you, we can help protect your event, from your dancefloor and buffet table, to cancellation and rearrangement costs – including up to £2 million of Public Liability Cover for up to 1,000 guests with our highest level of cover.

Hire equipment with confidence

We'll cover accidental loss or damage to most equipment you might rent for your party, during your event or in transit to it. 

Protect yourself

If a guest at your event gets injured, and you're liable, our Public Liability Cover provides up to £2 million of protection.

Cancellation or rearrangement

If you need to cancel or rearrange your event due to unforeseen circumstances, we could help with your irrecoverable costs.

The benefits of buying Event Insurance
from John Lewis just add up

Every time you spend with the Partnership Card, you'll earn points towards vouchers to spend at John Lewis and Waitrose, and you’ll earn more when you purchase from us. Use your card to buy any of our insurance policies or foreign currencies, and we’ll credit you with 5 points for every £4 you spend. Find out more about Partnership Card benefits.

Top FAQs

Event Insurance covers problems such as cancellation of your venue, damage to hired equipment and injury to guests.

The cost of Event Insurance will depend on the size of your event so it’s important that you buy a policy that suits the event you're holding.

You are eligible to take out the insurance policy if you have a financial interest in the event, such as if you are the organiser or the person paying the main cost of the event. You must be over 18 years old.

We suggest that you take it out as soon as you've paid for any part of the event, so that your deposits are covered. Event Insurance from John Lewis Finance can be taken out up to one year before the event date.

Yes, with Event Insurance from John Lewis Finance, hired equipment and venue you've already booked or paid for will be covered. However, you can't take out a policy if you're already aware of a reason to claim.

Our Partner

We've carefully selected Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd to underwrite Event Insurance from John Lewis Finance.

Terms, conditions, limitations, exclusions and eligibility criteria apply.

John Lewis Finance and John Lewis Insurance are trading names of John Lewis plc. The John Lewis Registered office address is: 171 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5NN. Registered in England and Wales No. 233462.

John Lewis plc is an appointed representative (Financial Conduct Authority number 416011) of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd. John Lewis Event Insurance is underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd (No. 93792). Registered in England and Wales at St. Mark's Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1XL. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 202323).

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