What risks does a video camera rental policy mitigate?
Video camera rental policies generally protect against multiple potential risks that could lead to equipment damage or loss. These often include hazards like:
- Weather damage
- Water damage
- Fire/smoke damage
- In-transit damage
- Accidental damage
Do video camera rental policies cover accidental damage?
While some video camera rental policies include accidental damage protection, it isn’t a universally offered coverage. The coverage depends on a policy’s particular terms.
Given that video cameras are frequently used in environments prone to accidents, such as busy studios or outdoor locations, the coverage is normally recommended. A specialized video camera rental agent 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 video camera rental policy provide international protection?
Like accidental damage coverage, international coverage isn’t always included in video camera rental policies. Videographers traveling abroad should consult with an experienced insurance agent, who can help identify a policy that extends coverage to most countries.
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 insuring rented videography equipment cost?
Video camera rental policies are highly customizable, making it feasible for most videographers to find coverage that fits their budget.
Short-term coverage for a few days can be inexpensive, and even annual coverage is affordable for videographers that are regularly filming. The best way to find out how much insurance will cost for a specific rental is to obtain a customized quote.