Remember to lock up before you set off on holiday, as new research reveals some shocking home security habits ahead of holidays.
According to a new study from a leading Insurance company, only 61% of travellers check all doors and windows are locked before they go away, while only 43% make sure sheds and garages are secured.
Fewer than half ensure valuables aren’t visible through windows, and just a fifth put away garden furniture.
Even more surprising is that one in 10 put a key under a doormat or plant pot, to allow neighbours to check on their properties while away.
When it comes to using social media before and during their holidays, 5% share their holiday plans on social media before going and 6% share holiday snaps or plans while away.
Please check the following recommendations to help protect your home while on holiday: