How much is the contents of your handbag actually worth? (Part 2)

How much is the contents of your handbag actually worth? (Part 2)

To find out how much the contents of your handbag adds up to, check out our handbag contents calculator, which will tot it up for you. You might be amazed by just how much it could cost you if your handbag was lost or stolen…

Our handbag calculator is just a guideline for how much the contents of your handbag could be worth and should not be used to calculate insurance cover

Designer – £310
MICHAEL Michael Kors from Selfridges

Midrange – £68
Longchamp Le Pilage Large Tote Bag from Selfridges

Budget – £14.99
Tote bag from H&M

Tablet – £399
16GB iPad 4 with Wi-Fi

Mobile phone – £379
The cost of replacing a 16GB iPhone 5 handset, assuming you’re tied to your contract and cannot get a replacement from your provider.

E-reader – £109.99
Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon

Purse – £20
According to McArthurGlen women carry, on average, £20 in their purse at any given time.

Cosmetics – £25
According to the survey, women carry a make-up bag consisting of up to 15 items, adding up to around £25.

Hairbrush – £10.99
Tangle Teezer from Boots

Stationary – £8.99
Parker ballpoint pen

Diary organiser – £30
Filofax patent organiser

Keys – £320
Assuming your keys are not covered by your breakdown provider, new car keys from a dealer can cost around £200 for programming and coding. Fitting a new mortice lock on your home will cost around £120.

Glasses – £69
Whether it’s your reading glasses, driving glasses, or your sunnies, these will probably cost you upwards of £69 (Specsavers) to replace.

iPod – £159
16GB iPod touch

Is your handbag and its contents covered by insurance? Here at Together Mutual Insurance, we offer personal protection cover to make sure everything from your Samsung Galaxy phone to your Shiseido lipstick is covered when you leave the house.


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