Do production gear rental policies cover cranes or lifts?
Cranes and other lifts normally aren’t covered by a production gear rental policy, even if the crane is rented. Cranes usually require their own insurance policy, because these are such large and specialized equipment.
What risks does a production gear rental policy protect against?
Production gear rental policies typically protect covered gear against several potential risks that could result in equipment loss or damage. This can include perils such as:
- Damage during transit
- Weather-related damage
- Fire or smoke damage
- Water damage
- Accidental Damage
Does production gear rental insurance cover accidental damage?
While many production equipment rental policies offer coverage for accidental damage, it's not a universal feature. An insurance agent who specializes in production gear rental policies can help find a policy that includes this protection.
InsureMyEquipment.com policies do cover accidental damage, so you can rest assured knowing you are protected.
Does a production equipment rental policy cover use in other countries?
Whether rented production equipment is still covered in other countries varies, depending on the particular terms of a policy. A knowledgeable insurance agent can check whether a policy provides protection overseas.
InsureMyEquipment.com policy coverage extends world wide, so you can travel with confidence, knowing your equipment is protected.
Do rental houses require production equipment rental insurance?
Rental houses do require this coverage. Often, they will ask for the policy to include a maximum limit that includes the value of all the gear rented, in addition to any other rental house gear that may have been rented during the same time frame. The rental houses will ask to be listed as “Loss Payee” on a Certificate of Insurance.
How much does a production equipment rental policy cost?
The cost of a production equipment rental policy can depend on several factors, including the value of the rented equipment, the rental duration, and the specific risks covered.
Even with variances in premiums, though, these policies tend to be quite affordable. Policies can fit within small production budgets for short-term projects, or provide cost-effective coverage for long-term rentals.
To find out how much insuring a rental will cost, videographers can get a customized quote for a policy.