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#1 panglao

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 08:54 PM

Is there a camera insurance company commonly used other than DEPP or DAN?

With DAN even though I am a US citizen I do not live there.

With DEPP it says coverage is not even available in all states. I emailed them to ask about my situation and so far no response.

US home insurance is not an option.

I found the site www.camerainsurance.co.uk but they seem to link mainly to UK insurance companies who have "leisure" policies as part of their regular plans.

I live full time overseas and need a global insurer if there is one.

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#2 thatporchdawg

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 02:01 AM

I'm an American living overseas and I use DEPP with no issues. They're not very good at communicating, but I'm covered. No worries so far.

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#3 panglao

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 03:53 AM

I'm an American living overseas and I use DEPP with no issues. They're not very good at communicating, but I'm covered. No worries so far.

Cheers,
Ken


Thanks Ken your situation sounds promising.

I will call them in the morning and see what they say since I can't get an email response.

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 11:19 PM

I can recomend divemaster.net just got a insurance a month ago and a flood shortly after that!
They just paid me without problems!

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#5 nated1971

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Posted 21 October 2009 - 02:19 PM

If you are in the states, I have all my gear, to include my camera, housing, flash, etc.... insured through State Farm. They have a sports equipment policy that covers all that gear regardless of how it is lost or damaged.

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Posted 21 October 2009 - 06:23 PM

If you are in the states, I have all my gear, to include my camera, housing, flash, etc.... insured through State Farm. They have a sports equipment policy that covers all that gear regardless of how it is lost or damaged.

I have the same insurance.

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#7 MIKE POWELL

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 04:21 AM

Are those State Farm policies through your Homeowners policy?

I use DAN now and I've never had to make a claim, but it seems pricey to me.

Living in Florida on the water I have to get my homeowners Ins. through a State run program and Allstate who writes all my other policies will only cover a small portion of my camera equipment.

Anybody living in Florida using State Farm?

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 12:34 PM

Are those State Farm policies through your Homeowners policy?

Mine is totally independent of my homeowners policy. its stand alone.
You might call statefarm and ask them about a policy, if you are interested.

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#9 MIKE POWELL

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 12:41 PM

Mine is totally independent of my homeowners policy. its stand alone.
You might call statefarm and ask them about a policy, if you are interested.


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#10 nated1971

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 02:11 PM

Yes, mine is a stand alone policy as well, although I do get a multiple line discount with it. :)

#11 DrFiscus

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 02:56 PM

I have had two claims with DAN insurance - they are very good and very prompt in paying. I recommend them highly.
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