Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Members of the Hawaii all-state band dance during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Rountree)

Year after year, U.S. homeowners travel long distances to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. As statistics have shown, when homeowners are away, criminals tend to play. Nationwide, for one, has documented a related uptick in certain claims during peak travel months. When examining three years’ of claims data, it found that more than 15,000 home thefts occurred during November, December and January.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper


Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.